Applied Manufacturing Technologies Announces Aggressive Hiring Initiative in Support of Continued Robotics Industry Growth

Applied Manufacturing Technologies Announces Aggressive Hiring Initiative in Support of Continued Robotics Industry Growth AMT’s “Robotic Renaissance” Hiring Initiative to Focus on Placing Automation Engineering Talent in Robotic Careers ORION, Mich.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Applied Manufacturing Technologies (AMT), a leading supplier of factory automation design, engineering and process consulting services today announced its new aggressive “Robotic Renaissance” Hiring […]

Planting Trees at the Center of the Universe

  by: wizardkitten Fri Dec 31, 2010 at 14:11:58 PM EST I've been trying to write up a good send-off for the Governor, and found that it's hard to sum up in words the eight years we just experienced. Items pulled out of context can't portray the enormous changes we have seen – so I decided […]

Extension “Likely” For Renewable Energy Grants

Latest on the hostage negotiations:   A popular program to give wind and solar companies cash grants for renewable-energy projects appears close to being extended through a tax package that is being negotiated in the U.S. Senate, Democrats said on Thursday, as renewable energy companies pushed hard for a deal. "I've heard that we've made […]

Michigan Energy Optimization Programs Will Save Customers a Third More Than Predicted

Mostly over-looked in the 2008 energy legislation that brought us our renewable energy standard was a provision that utility companies implement energy optimization programs to increase efficiency. For residential customers, that could mean anything from housing weatherization initiatives, lighting with CFL bulbs, replacing inefficient heating and cooling systems and old appliances, along with various other […]

Michigan Lands Its First Large Wind Turbine Assembly Plant

  Tue Dec 07, 2010 at 08:40:57 AM EST Yeah baby! More details will be announced later today, but the Freep has the story for us now.   In a major boost for Michigan's emerging wind-energy industry, Gov. Jennifer Granholm plans to announce today that the state has attracted its first large wind turbine assembly […]