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Ann Arbor Spark

September 10, 2018

Lowry Solutions Internship Program Invests in Tomorrow’s Talent

This blog was contributed by Sam Ahearn, summer 2018 business development and marketing intern at Ann Arbor SPARK. Sam recently started his senior year studying political science at the University of Michigan.  Lowry Solutions, headquartered in Brighton, Michigan, began as a reseller of hardware and software in the barcode industry. Since their founding in 1974, […]
September 05, 2018

Ann Arbor vs. Kalamazoo – How Do We Compare?

September 05, 2018

CEO Podcast: Chris Sing, Rehmann

August 15, 2018

CEO Podcast: Paul Roney, President, Domino’s Farms

August 10, 2018

Livingston Regional Manufacturing Day – Oct. 4

Ann Arbor SPARK, with the generous support of MEDC, is thrilled to present the Livingston Regional Manufacturing Day for high school students in Howell, Pinckney, Brighton, Fowlerville, Hartland, and Whitmore Lake. Joining more than 650 other events across the country, MFG DAY is an annual celebration of modern manufacturing during which manufacturers invite their communities to their […]
August 08, 2018

Cahoots presents Ken Segall at the Michigan Theater

Join us September 12 at 2 p.m. for this free event at the Michigan Theater to hear author and blogger Ken Segall. Ken was creative director at some of the world’s top advertising agencies and over the course of three decades shaped campaigns for BMW, IBM, Intel, NeXT, and Apple. He worked directly with Steve Jobs for 12 […]
August 08, 2018

Accelerate Michigan Retrospective

August 07, 2018

Ann Arbor Named “Most Educated City in America”

Ann Arbor was recently named the most educated city in America according to WalletHub, a personal finance website. This is the third consecutive year that Ann Arbor has landed at the top of the list. WalletHub compared the largest 150 largest metropolitan statistical areas across 11 key metrics, and Ann Arbor earned a total score […]
August 02, 2018

Ann Arbor Tech Ecosystem Shines Amidst Duo Acquisition

August 01, 2018

Dick Sarns Retires and Leaves Legacy in Ann Arbor

Dick Sarns is easily one of the biggest pioneers in Ann Arbor’s medical technology industry. Along with designing an innovative heart-lung machine for cardiac bypass surgery back in 1960, Sarns also founded NuStep, a recumbent cross-training bike for individuals with limited movement. After celebrating his 91st birthday in June, Sarns is retiring from his self-started […]
August 01, 2018

CEO Podcast: Matthew VanBesien, President, University Music Society

July 30, 2018

SPARK Event Connects Livingston County Business with Up-and-Coming Talent

Kettering University’s unique model for cooperative education has led to strong partnerships between the university and industry. Students learn in the classroom and in the workplace through an experiential model that prepares students for in-demand careers in a broad range of industries. By alternating semesters between coursework and cooperative learning, students gain practical experience every […]
The KLA-Tencor Site Selection Process with Ann Arbor SPARK

2018 marked a significant number of economic development projects for the Ann Arbor region, including the noteworthy announcement that KLA-Tencor — a Silicon Valley-headquartered provider of process control solutions for semiconductor and related industries — selected Ann Arbor as the home for a new R&D facility. The new development is expected to generate a total capital investment of $70 million and create 500 high tech jobs over the next five years.