Monthly Archives: May 2009

Positive News for Michigan! Midland-based Macomb Group expanding their pipe, valve and fitting facilities

(Midland, Michigan) Pipe, valve and fitting distributor Macomb Group plans to expand operations here. The company recently acquired a 25,000 square foot facility less than a mile from its current operation and will add employees as it adds product lines. … Continue reading

Indiana's Kimball Electronics Lands Three-Year Deal to Manufacture Bluetooth Technologies for Auto Market

(Jasper, Indiana) – Kimball Electronics Group, a subsidiary of Kimball International (NASDAQ: KBALB), says it has signed a new three-year contract to produce Automotive Bluetooth hands-free radio devices. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but annual production at the … Continue reading

SolidWorks Education Edition 2009 Includes Expanded Functionality

May 27, 2009 — Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corp. ( DS SolidWorks) today announced a new version of its SolidWorks® Education Edition 3D CAD software that features a 65 percent performance boost and new resources that help educators use the software … Continue reading

Digital Manufacturing and New Materials Plus Superior CAD Systems = New Opps

Doug Smock, Contributing Editor — Design News, May 18, 2009 Someday a jogger may walk into a shoe store, pick out a style, and then order specific soles and other shoe components based on their weight, running style and other … Continue reading

Local Suppliers Won't Suffer with Chrysler Changes

Chrysler-Fiat to pick up local suppliers contracts More than 200 local auto suppliers will see their Chrysler LLC contracts picked up and will be paid more than $320 million when the automaker links with Fiat S.p.A. The companies are among … Continue reading