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Dan Gearig: Building a Better Food Truck
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Anyone who thinks that food trucks are just a passing fad hasn't been paying attention. Around the country mobile eateries are gaining more and more popularity. But where to get those trucks? That's the question the Mac Shack's Dan Gearig has set out to answer with his new food truck fabrication biz, Red Beard Customs.
Fleet-footed In Rochester Hills
Thursday, November 01, 2012
Sometimes fast growing doesn't mean huge. In Rochester Hills a pair of companies with less than 50 employees have made the list of Michigan's top 100 fastest growing firms... repeatedly. Are they new fangled start-ups? Nope. Both have been around for decades.
Metro Detroit Leads The Way On PEVS
Thursday, August 16, 2012
Michigan's plug-in electric vehicle industry is poised to churn out more and more of the long-awaited, zero-emission vehicles. As the market grows, the AnnArbor-based Clean Energy Coalition and its partners are leading a statewide effort to make sure Michigan communities are not only ready for the rush but leading the nation in policies and practices.
Immigration: An Old Solution for the New Economy
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Yousif Ghafari is the living embodiment of the American immigrant success story. He was born in Lebanon, earned multiple college degrees in the U.S., and spent decades building a business from scratch. The result has been wealth, community status, political connections, and a reputation for philanthropy. Needless to say, Ghafari has some strong opinions about the role of immigrants in our region's success. Dennis Archambault gets the story.
The Blue Oval Goes Green: A Q & A with Ford's David Berdish
Thursday, April 26, 2012
David Berdish has been called the sustainability guru of the Ford Motor Company and, no, that's not an oxymoronic title. The car company's green advocate discusses why better public transportation leadership is needed in Metro Detroit and how a member of the Big Three can promote sustainable practices, champion mass transit, and still hold true to its business mission.
Thursday, January 21, 2010
Haul away those dumpsters with John Bradburn, environmental engineer for the GM Worldwide Facilities Group. John waxes green this week on GM's clean innovations and landfill-free program and on why businesses need an eco-friendly infrastructure.
Welcome To Automation Alley
Thursday, February 25, 2010
If building a knowledge-based economy is Michigan's only hope then, much like the force, Automation Alley is what binds the region's technological companies together, finding ways for them to succeed in the global marketplace.
A2 Mech Shop
Thursday, October 22, 2009
It's all about playing nice together.
has reported on everything from food co-ops, to co-living communities to co-working facilities. It only seems fair to throw a little love to the A2Mech Shop, a shared technical space for entrepreneurial engineers and innovative mech heads.
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