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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announces $1.4 million in export assistance funds available for Michigan’s small businessesGov. Gretchen Whitmer announces $1.4 million in export assistance funds available for Michigan’s small businessesGov. Gretchen Whitmer announces $1.4 million in export assistance funds available for Michigan’s small businessesGov. Gretchen Whitmer announces $1.4 million in export assistance funds available for Michigan’s small businesses

Governor Gretchen Whitmer joined the Michigan Economic Development Corporation today to announce Michigan has received the top award in the nation from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) State Trade Expansion Program for the upcoming fiscal year. Michigan received $1.4 million in federal grant funds – the maximum amount awarded by the SBA – to help Michigan small businesses grow in the state through increased access to global markets.

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Chris Holman welcomes Tom Kelly, Executive Director, and CEO, Automation Alley, Troy, MI at CAR MBS at the Grand Traverse Resort & Spa, Acme, MI.

Industry 4.0 brings obstacles, opportunities for women in manufacturingIndustry 4.0 brings obstacles, opportunities for women in manufacturingIndustry 4.0 brings obstacles, opportunities for women in manufacturingIndustry 4.0 brings obstacles, opportunities for women in manufacturing

The industry-wide shift to more automation, big data, and robotics may ultimately expand opportunities for women who previously lacked access to more traditional manufacturing roles.

3D Printing Comes of Age for Auto Industry3D Printing Comes of Age for Auto Industry3D Printing Comes of Age for Auto Industry3D Printing Comes of Age for Auto Industry

Automakers and suppliers are using 3D-printed parts to keep assembly lines and production machinery running.

Michigan Matters: Motor City Gears Up for Electric FutureMichigan Matters: Motor City Gears Up for Electric FutureMichigan Matters: Motor City Gears Up for Electric FutureMichigan Matters: Motor City Gears Up for Electric Future

Quentin Messer Jr., CEO of Michigan Economic Development Corp., Tom Kelly, CEO of Automation Alley & Tim Slusser, director of city of Detroit’s Mobility Office talk with CBS 62's Michigan Matters on the electric economy. 

Whitmer, Other Officials Tout Addition of Advanced Manufacturing Hub in TroyWhitmer, Other Officials Tout Addition of Advanced Manufacturing Hub in TroyWhitmer, Other Officials Tout Addition of Advanced Manufacturing Hub in TroyWhitmer, Other Officials Tout Addition of Advanced Manufacturing Hub in Troy

The U.S. center for advanced manufacturing in Troy was hailed Wednesday by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and other top officials who said the research hub will create additional economic opportunity for Michigan.

U.S. Centre for Advanced Manufacturing launches in Michigan through Automation Alley partnership with World Economic ForumU.S. Centre for Advanced Manufacturing launches in Michigan through Automation Alley partnership with World Economic ForumU.S. Centre for Advanced Manufacturing launches in Michigan through Automation Alley partnership with World Economic ForumU.S. Centre for Advanced Manufacturing launches in Michigan through Automation Alley partnership with World Economic Forum

Automation Alley, in partnership with the World Economic Forum, today launched the U.S. Centre for Advanced Manufacturing with an announcement at the Mackinac Policy Conference. 

Michigan-based 3D Printing Network Producing Tourniquets for Ukrainian War Zone Michigan-based 3D Printing Network Producing Tourniquets for Ukrainian War Zone Michigan-based 3D Printing Network Producing Tourniquets for Ukrainian War Zone Michigan-based 3D Printing Network Producing Tourniquets for Ukrainian War Zone

Automation Alley and Project DIAMOnD are proud to announce their initiative to provide medical equipment to Ukraine.

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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announces $1.4 million in export assistance funds available for Michigan’s small businessesGov. Gretchen Whitmer announces $1.4 million in export assistance funds available for Michigan’s small businessesGov. Gretchen Whitmer announces $1.4 million in export assistance funds available for Michigan’s small businessesGov. Gretchen Whitmer announces $1.4 million in export assistance funds available for Michigan’s small businesses

Governor Gretchen Whitmer joined the Michigan Economic Development Corporation today to announce Michigan has received the top award in the nation from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) State Trade Expansion Program for the upcoming fiscal year. Michigan received $1.4 million in federal grant funds – the maximum amount awarded by the SBA – to help Michigan small businesses grow in the state through increased access to global markets.

Tom Kelly, Automation Alley at CAR MBSTom Kelly, Automation Alley at CAR MBSTom Kelly, Automation Alley at CAR MBSTom Kelly, Automation Alley at CAR MBS

Chris Holman welcomes Tom Kelly, Executive Director, and CEO, Automation Alley, Troy, MI at CAR MBS at the Grand Traverse Resort & Spa, Acme, MI.

Industry 4.0 brings obstacles, opportunities for women in manufacturingIndustry 4.0 brings obstacles, opportunities for women in manufacturingIndustry 4.0 brings obstacles, opportunities for women in manufacturingIndustry 4.0 brings obstacles, opportunities for women in manufacturing

The industry-wide shift to more automation, big data, and robotics may ultimately expand opportunities for women who previously lacked access to more traditional manufacturing roles.

Project DIAMOnD to 3D print tourniquets for UkraineProject DIAMOnD to 3D print tourniquets for UkraineProject DIAMOnD to 3D print tourniquets for UkraineProject DIAMOnD to 3D print tourniquets for Ukraine

A 3D printing network in Michigan is rushing to aid Ukrainians during wartime by printing parts for tourniquets.

U.S. Centre for Advanced Manufacturing launches in Michigan through Automation Alley partnership with World Economic ForumU.S. Centre for Advanced Manufacturing launches in Michigan through Automation Alley partnership with World Economic ForumU.S. Centre for Advanced Manufacturing launches in Michigan through Automation Alley partnership with World Economic ForumU.S. Centre for Advanced Manufacturing launches in Michigan through Automation Alley partnership with World Economic Forum

Automation Alley, in partnership with the World Economic Forum, today launched the U.S. Centre for Advanced Manufacturing with an announcement at the Mackinac Policy Conference. 

Project DIAMOnD Becomes Latest To Commit to 3D Printing Tourniquets For Injured UkrainiansProject DIAMOnD Becomes Latest To Commit to 3D Printing Tourniquets For Injured UkrainiansProject DIAMOnD Becomes Latest To Commit to 3D Printing Tourniquets For Injured UkrainiansProject DIAMOnD Becomes Latest To Commit to 3D Printing Tourniquets For Injured Ukrainians

Project DIAMOnD (Distributed, Independent, Agile Manufacturing On-Demand) has joined the growing number of organizations which have committed to 3D printing aid for those Ukrainians injured by Russian troops.

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