Pure Michigan Business Connect

CMS Energy-Consumers Energy headquarters in Jackson.

100+ Gather At Pure Michigan Business Connect Summit

More than 100 people met Monday at a summit focused on strengthening small to medium-sized Michigan-based businesses through increased sales to Jackson-based Consumers Energy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/25/2012

The downtown Grand Rapids skyline. WWJ file photo.

Snyder: Economic Gardening Working In Michigan

Michigan’s strategy to create a positive business climate to help Michigan companies grow is showing results, Governor Rick Snyder told a record crowd at the 2012 National Economic Gardening Conference today in Grand Rapids.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/13/2012


MEDC Announces New Initiatives At Mackinac

The Michigan Economic Development Corp. announced five new initiatives under the Pure Michigan Business Connect umbrella at the Mackinac Policy Conference last week that will further help Michigan businesses grow and improve the state’s economy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/03/2012

CMS Energy-Consumers Energy headquarters in Jackson.

More Michigan Businesses Getting Work From Consumers Energy

More Michigan businesses are getting work from Consumers Energy as a result of the company’s commitment to Pure Michigan Business Connect.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/11/2012

The Ludington Pumped Storage Plant

Local Company Completes Project For Ludington Pumped Storage Upgrade

A Ludington company, Hardman Construction Inc., has completed a key project — improving a Lake Michigan barge dock — needed for the $800 million upgrade of the Ludington Pumped Storage Plant.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/26/2012


DTE Energy Signs Michigan Supplier Deals Totaling More Than $115 Million

DTE Energy awarded contracts totaling more than $115 million in new business to Michigan companies, as part of its Pure Michigan Business Connect Initiative commitment.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2011

CMS Energy-Consumers Energy headquarters in Jackson.

Consumers Energy’s Pure Michigan Business Connect Awards $170 Million

Consumers Energy is on track to meet its commitment of increasing spending with Michigan companies by $50 million in the first year of the initiative.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/05/2011

Rick Snyder (WWJ Photo/Matt Roush, File)

Snyder Touts Success Of ‘Pure Michigan Business Connect’

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder stopped by Novi with some news about a growing program to help local businesses succeed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/18/2011


Consumers Energy Meeting Goals Of Pure Michigan Business Connect

Consumers Energy has increased its Michigan-based capital spend, keeping a commitment made when it enrolled as one of the first participants in the State of Michigan’s Pure Michigan Business Connect initiative.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/30/2011