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Wayne State University Leaders Promote Social Accountability Via U.S. Academic Health Centers

M. Roy Wilson, president of Wayne State University in Detroit, and two of his colleagues, today proposed a new approach to using academic health centers to heal society’s most vulnerable patients seeking care in the United States health care system.

West Michigan’s Novo Building Products Acquires Ohio-based Stair Parts Firm

Novo Building Products in Zeeland, east of Holland, one of the largest suppliers of moulding, stair parts, doors, and specialty millwork to lumberyards, home centers, specialty millwork shops, and stair builders east of the Rockies and Canada, today announced it has acquired Ohio-based L.J. Smith Inc.

Mahindra Automotive in Auburn Hills Selects TMV Group for Branding and Media Services

Mahindra Automotive North America (MANA), an automotive design, engineering, and vehicle-development center based in Auburn Hills, has announced that TMV Group in Royal Oak will provide it with branding and media services.

Beaumont Health and Universal Health Services to Build $40M Mental Health Hospital in Dearborn

Beaumont Health in Southfield and Universal Health Services (UHS) today announced they have formed a joint venture to address the growing, unmet need for accessible, high-quality and advanced mental health services in southeast Michigan and across the state.

Southeast Michigan Economic Development Organization Launched, Hires CEO

A new organization designed to spur job growth in southeast Michigan has been launched and has hired its first CEO. Barry Matherly will join the yet-to-be-named group, transitioning from his role as president and CEO of a similar initiative in Virginia.

Report: Big Three Vehicle Sales Mixed, But Truck/SUV/Crossover Sector Boosts Revenue

The Big Three automakers posted mixed results for the third quarter (General Motors) and in October (Ford and FCA), but each OEM reported strong sales of pickups, SUVs, and crossovers that fueled revenue gains and average transaction prices.

2018 CEO Summit in Detroit Releases Tools for Business Growth in Michigan

Top leaders from across Michigan came together in Detroit today at the 2018 CEO Summit to focus on tools for business growth, as well as a set of shared strategies for boosting the state’s prosperity over the long term.

Summit Cos. Acquires Five Fire and Life Safety Businesses in Michigan

Summit Cos., a fire and life safety company based in St. Paul, Minn., today announced it has completed the acquisition of five Michigan-based fire and life safety businesses.

Whirlpool in Benton Harbor Named Official Appliance for Walt Disney Resort Properties

Benton Harbor-based Whirlpool Corp. and The Walt Disney Co. today announced that Whirlpool brand will be the official kitchen and laundry appliance of Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Flor. and Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, Calif.

Red Effect Infrared Fitness in Birmingham Expands National Franchises, Adds More Metro Detroit Locations

Red Effect Infrared Fitness in Birmingham, a fitness franchise that utilizes the wellness benefits of infrared, today announced it has accelerated development efforts by signing 188 new franchise agreements over the last two years, including several new locations in metro Detroit.