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Displaying items by tag: Ford Motor Co

Sunday, 15 March 2020 19:20

Automotive analysts see shifting dynamics amid coronavirus spread

The automotive industry is scrambling to strike a balance between near-term execution and unsteady industry disruption from the novel coronavirus outbreak. 

Published in Manufacturing
Friday, 06 December 2019 11:14

State Legislature considers bills to significantly change health care certificate of need regs

Michigan’s certification-of-need regulations for health care projects could undergo significant changes under legislation proposed in Lansing.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 15 September 2019 19:30

Michigan’s attractiveness grows among aerospace manufacturers

Michigan is the most attractive state in the Midwest for new aerospace manufacturing businesses.

Published in Manufacturing

Friday, 12 October 2018 19:05

Optimism or Pessimism? Manufacturing execs express ‘caution’ for rest of 2018

As supply chains adjust to new realities in international trade, West Michigan manufacturers are entering the final months of 2018 with “caution.”

Published in Manufacturing
Wednesday, 27 June 2018 13:23

Ford announces City of Tomorrow mobility pilot project in Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids is one of three cities nationally to be selected for a pilot program from Ford Motor Co. aimed at addressing the transportation needs of today and in the future.

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 01 April 2018 22:51

Rockford firm uses big data to time machine lubrication, maintenance

ROCKFORD — Getting West Michigan manufacturers to embrace cutting-edge technology can be “a tough nut to crack.”

Published in Manufacturing

Sunday, 28 May 2017 19:00

With Hackett, Ford hopes for another visionary CEO

When Jim Hackett retired from the corner office at Steelcase Inc. in 2014, he told MiBiz the “narrative is still being written” about what he planned to do in the next phase of his professional life.

Published in Manufacturing
Sunday, 27 November 2016 15:44

Business as usual, for now: West Mich. automotive suppliers adopt wait-and-see approach

After one of the largest political upsets in recent history, West Michigan automotive suppliers have started assessing how a Donald Trump presidency could affect their industry. 

Published in Manufacturing
Sunday, 10 July 2016 13:19

Brexit adds uncertainty for West Michigan manufacturers

British voters wanted to send a message with the Brexit vote, and it was certainly heard loud and clear by manufacturers in West Michigan. 

Published in Manufacturing

Sunday, 20 March 2016 16:38

Lansing’s XG Sciences plans $24 million IPO

LANSING — A Mid Michigan nanotechnology company seeks to raise $24 million through an initial public offering to fund operations as it continues to commercialize composite materials for rechargeable lithium-ion batteries and other uses.

Published in Breaking News
Friday, 11 March 2016 15:38

Former Steelcase CEO Hackett to launch mobility services division for Ford Motor Co.

Ford Motor Co. has tapped board member and longtime Steelcase Inc. CEO Jim Hackett to lead and launch a new mobility subsidiary.

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 07 February 2016 23:34

Impending sales plateau forces automakers to focus on mobility options

The movement of people back to urban areas and the onslaught of new transportation options has forced traditional automotive manufacturers to take notice and plan for the future.

Published in Manufacturing

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