Heidi Schwartz Archives

New American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute Coming To Detroit

107,000 square-foot ALMMII facility was previously used as the Mexican Industries headquarters, shown here before renovation. (PRNewsFoto/PM Environmental, Inc.)

PM Environmental, Inc. acquires $1 million in funding to help revitalize abandoned auto company building into new American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute.






Business Report: Kansas – Logistics Park Kansas City Grows in Edgerton

Aerial view of Logistics Park Kansas City, anchored by BNSF Railway’s new intermodal facility.

Furniture manufacturer Flexsteel Industries and machinery supplier Kubota Tractor to open distribution centers at LPKC.


Best For NYC Challenge Launched

New York City seen from the Empire State Building.

NYC Economic Development Corporation and the Community of Certified B Corporations launch “Best for NYC” challenge, the first municipal public-private impact partnership in the world.


Business Report: Iowa – BIVI Plans $110-Million Expansion of IA Biotech Facilities

Governor quote.

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) makes a major capital investment in its animal health facilities in Fort Dodge and Ames.