Posted on: March 20, 2017

How defense spending could boost Detroit suburbs

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(From Detroit Free Press) President Donald Trump's proposed budget is a mixed bag for Detroit suburbs, with some standing to possibly benefit from proposed hikes in defense spending while seeing deep cuts in federal funding for community programs that...

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Posted on: January 20, 2017

FedEx facility planned for Liberty Park site in Sterling Heights

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(From Crain's Detroit Business) A FedEx Corp. facility is being proposed for the Liberty Park site in Sterling Heights.
An application for a planned unit development submitted to the planning commission lists FedEx as the proposed user for Liberty Park...

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Posted on: January 20, 2017

Automotive investment at an all-time high in Macomb County


(From Macomb Daily News) More than 100 years after the auto assembly line was first introduced, Macomb County remains at the forefront of the U.S. automotive industry.

Since 2010, the auto industry has invested $7.4 billion in Macomb County...

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Posted on: January 20, 2017

Macomb fund awards $225,000 to 5 early-stage companies

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(From Crain's Detroit Business) Macomb Community College announced Thursday that five early-stage Detroit-area companies will receive a total of $225,000 to spur economic development and job growth among entrepreneurs.

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Posted on: October 28, 2016

Prototype of Stryker Infantry Carrier Vehicle unveiled in Sterling Heights


(From WXYZ) The public got its first look at some new military might Thursday, made right here in Michigan.

U.S. Army officials rolled out the first Stryker Infantry Carrier Vehicle at General Dynamics Land Systems in Sterling Heights on Thursday.

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Posted on: October 24, 2016

Former auto supplier builds parts for Mars spaceship

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(From The Detroit News) NASA’s first manned spaceship to Mars will be partially made in Michigan.

The government agency’s new Space Launch System — a rocket set to ferry humans to the red planet in the 2030s — relies on dozens of Michigan suppliers.

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Posted on: October 12, 2016

Faurecia to close two plants in Sterling Heights, Fraser


(From Macomb Daily) Automotive parts supplier Faurecia will close its two Macomb County plants this year and enact layoffs at its other two facilities.

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Posted on: October 11, 2016

Next-Gen 2018 Ram 1500 Is Worth A Lot

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(From Daily Sun) FCA’s Sterling Heights assembly plant is getting ready to change from building the Chrysler 200 to the next-generation Ram pickup and the redesigns will supposedly incorporate an on-site test track.

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Posted on: October 10, 2016

Inside the Army's TARDEC, Which Developed the Chevy Colorado ZH2


(From Inverse) The U.S. Army’s TARDEC (Tank Automotive Research, Development & Engineering Center) Division and General Motors unveiled this week the Colorado ZH2, a hydrogen-powered truck that took a year to design and build.

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Posted on: October 10, 2016

General Dynamics Secures $509M Contract for Army Stryker Vehicle Configuration Update


(From GovConWire) General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has received a potential $508.7 million firm-fixed-price contract to re-engineer the U.S. Army‘s fleet of Stryker ground combat vehicles.

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Posted on: October 6, 2016

Moceri Cos. to Invest $1.2B in Senior Luxury Communities in Southeast Michigan

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(From DBusiness) Moceri Cos., an Auburn Hills-based custom home builder, is investing more than $1.2 billion over 10 years to add new luxury living communities to The Blossom Collection, a group of living spaces across southeast Michigan for those 55...

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Posted on: October 4, 2016

Test track part of FCA investment in Sterling Heights


(From the Detroit News) Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV plans to add a multimillion dollar test track near its Sterling Heights Assembly plant as part of a nearly $1.5 billion investment for the facility to produce the next-generation Ram 1500 pickup.

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