Michigan Business News - Page 4

Page 4 of Michigan Business News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Medical Care Alert Earns 2012 Angie’s List Super Service Award

NOVI, Mich., Jan. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Medical Care Alert, a national provider of emergency medical alert systems for senior citizens, has earned the 2012 Angie’s List ‘Super Service Award’ in recognition of superior customer service. This recognition is only awarded to the top 5 percent of all companies rated on Angie’s List, the nation’s leading provider of consumer reviews on local service companies.

Rapidly Growing Mortgage Firm Hosts Hiring Event in Metro Detroit

BIRMINGHAM, Mich., Nov. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), a national top five wholesale mortgage lender, announced that will be holding a hiring event at the Troy Marriott located at 200 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Monday, December 3.

United Wholesale Mortgage Reports Huge Uptick in Originations for Q3

BIRMINGHAM, Mich., Oct. 19, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), a national wholesale mortgage lender operating in 49 states, announced that it grew its residential lending volume from $1.245 billion in Q2 to $2.019 billion in Q3, representing a 62 percent increase.

SafeToSleep Announces Launch of Innovative Sleep and Breathing Monitor at ABC Kids Expo

DETROIT, Mich., Oct. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SafeToSleep(TM) (SafeToSleep.com) announced the launch of its innovative new baby product, the Sleep and Breathing Monitor, a breakthrough in infant sleep safety that monitors each breath of a sleeping baby with hospital accuracy and streams the breath wave to a smartphone as it occurs. The Sleep and Breathing Monitor will alarm upon detection of slow, fast, and no breath events.

The Waller Wellness Center Opens New Doors in Rochester Hills, Michigan

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich., July 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Waller Wellness Center, one of the largest Natural Medicine centers in Michigan, commemorated the opening of its new office at 1854 W. Auburn Road in Rochester Hills on July 9 with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. Mayor Bryan Barnett helped cut the ribbon and other local dignitaries joined the celebration.

United Wholesale Mortgage to Hold Webinar on HARP 2.0

BIRMINGHAM, Mich., July 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), a national wholesale mortgage lender operating in 47 states, announced that it will be holding an educational webinar on how its HARP 2.0 program can increase originators’ business.

United Wholesale Mortgage Introduces ‘ELITE’ Program for Brokers

BIRMINGHAM, Mich., May 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), a national wholesale mortgage lender operating in 47 states, announced that it launched a new product, dubbed ELITE, that offers the best conventional rates and pricing in the industry. Recognized industry-wide for first-class customer service, UWM is pleased to provide their signature service combined with the most aggressive rates and pricing in the industry for elite borrowers.

360 Mortgage Group Hires Michigan-based Account Executive Jeffrey Eason

AUSTIN, Texas, March 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Mortgage Group, a privately owned wholesale mortgage bank, is pleased to expand its presence in Michigan and the Midwest region with the addition of Jeffrey Eason as an account executive. Eason has worked for more than 10 years in the mortgage industry and has demonstrated exceptional experience as a sales and account manager with the ability to create excellent sales growth and produce customer satisfaction within program and project development operations.

United Wholesale Mortgage Expands Product Profile to Include USDA Loans

BIRMINGHAM, Mich., March 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), a national wholesale mortgage lender operating in 47 states, announced the addition of USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) loans to enhance its existing government platform of FHA and VA loan programs. UWM is currently recognized throughout the broker community as a top government lender and one of the largest-producing wholesale lenders in the country.

United Wholesale Mortgage Rolls Out HARP 2.0 Unlimited LTV/CLTV Implementation with DU(R)

BIRMINGHAM, Mich., March 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), a national wholesale mortgage lender operating in 47 states, announced that it has successfully implemented Fannie Mae’s HARP 2.0 program requirements with Unlimited LTV/CLTV. UWM was one of the first lenders to implement the government’s adjustments to HARP 2.0 when it went into effect December 1, 2011, and now they have effectively implemented the expansion of HARP 2.0 into their EASE (Easiest Application System Ever) broker portal.

United Wholesale Mortgage Experiences Explosive Growth and Product Expansion

BIRMINGHAM, Mich., Jan. 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), a national wholesale mortgage lender operating in 47 states, announced that in 2011 it significantly expanded its business in all functional areas, hired top executives, increased its workforce, implemented new technology and launched several new products. UWM plans to continue with its aggressive growth strategy as they remain focused on originating high quality loans in excess of $3.5 billion in 2012 and upwards of $8 billion by 2014.

United Wholesale Mortgage Implements HARP 2.0

BIRMINGHAM, Mich., Dec. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), a national wholesale mortgage lender operating in 47 states, announced today that it has successfully implemented the government’s enhancements to the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP 2.0) that went into effect December 1, 2011.

United Wholesale Mortgage Rolls Out Jumbo Loan Product up to $2.5 Million

BIRMINGHAM, Mich., Dec. 6, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), a national wholesale mortgage lender operating in 47 states, announced today that it has a unique jumbo product with loan amounts up to $2.5 million and LTV’s up to 80 percent. This product is exclusive and has extremely competitive low fixed rates in the mid 4s along with multiple ARM options if the borrowers choose.

United Wholesale Mortgage Launches ‘Easy Qualifier’ Solution for Brokers

BIRMINGHAM, Mich., Nov. 15, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), a national wholesale mortgage lender operating in 47 states, announced that it has implemented a proprietary decisioning solution within its broker portal that was custom developed in-house. The new functionality returns accurate pricing and product eligibility on up to ten programs at once with the click of a mouse.

United Wholesale Mortgage Earns Spot on Mortgage Technology Magazine’s Top 25 Tech-Savvy Lenders List

BIRMINGHAM, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), a national wholesale mortgage lender operating in 47 states, announced that they earned a spot on Mortgage Technology magazine’s 2011 Top 25 Tech-Savvy Lenders list for the first time. UWM built its own proprietary technology, which in part helped the company to become one of the largest wholesale lenders.

CFO Rapid Fire to be Featured in Solution Showcase at Intacct Advantage 2011 Conference

NOVI, Mich., Oct. 18, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CFO Rapid Fire, LLC announced today that it will be a sponsor of the Solution Showcase at the Intacct Advantage 2011 customer and partner conference, October 26 – 28, 2011, in Las Vegas. As a Solution Showcase sponsor, CFO Rapid Fire, LLC will be demonstrating its new business technology system, CFO Rapid Fire, a cloud-based business intelligence system for C-level executives.

Customer Care News Magazine names Talk of the Town Awards as Sponsor and Editorial Contributor

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Celebration Media U.S. (CMUS) has announced that its research division, CMUS Talk of the Town Awards, will sponsor and contribute trends and issues articles to Customer Care News Magazine, its quarterly publication devoted to providing businesses with the very latest information and emerging strategies on improving customer satisfaction, customer care and employee collaboration.

Is This an April Fool’s Joke – Or Not? Only Doctor Flue of Tecumseh, Michigan Knows!

TECUMSEH, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Through the years, April 1st has been a day of good humor, fun antics, and other practical jokes on friends, family members, and co-workers, says Doctor Flue. Businesses and media have played the game also, sometimes resulting in lasting memories of fun and silliness that are recalled months and years later.

Talk of the Town Awards Announces New Educational Insight Research and Newsletter

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The most effective employees possess both traditional intelligence and people skills, a combination called emotional intelligence, according to an article in the new and highly anticipated Talk of the Awards Newsletter, which will be available to Customer Care News Magazine subscribers, and Talk of the Town Award winners.

2011 Talk of the Town Award for Excellence in Customer Satisfaction Winners Announced

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Celebration Media and Talk of the Town News have announced the most recent recipients of their Talk of the Town Award for Excellence in Customer Satisfaction. Award winners can display their ratings in their facilities and on their websites. Additional award recipients will be announced throughout the year.

Griffin Pest Solutions Wins Bed Bug Marketing Award

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Griffin Pest Solutions has won a Bed Bugsy Award from the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) for its educational direct mail bed bug campaign. The NPMA created the Bed Bugsy Awards to recognize creative excellence in the marketing and advertising of bed bug services executed by pest control companies across the nation.

New Self Transformational Book Demos How to Achieve Peace in a Turbulent World

DETROIT, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This week, Dr. Laurie Pappas announced the release of her new book, ‘The Loving Heart: Navigating the Journey from Conflict to Peace’ (ISBN: 978-0-578-06054-5). It’s also accompanied by an interactive journal – ‘The Loving Heart Companion.’

Solution Recovery Services and Corn LP Enter Into a COSS (Corn Oil Separation System) Purchase Agreement

DEXTER, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Solution Recovery Services (SRS) announced today that it has signed a purchase agreement with Corn LP to supply their COSS (Corn Oil Separation System) at Corn LP’s 55 million gallon ethanol plant in Goldfield, Iowa.

Griffin Pest Solutions to Demonstrate 130 Degree Bed Bug Heat Treatment at Bed Bug Seminar

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Griffin Pest Solutions will be performing a live demonstration of its bed bug heat remediation process at 3:00 p.m. during the Bed Bug Invasion Seminar. Thermal remediation is used to kill bed bugs and other insects by heating rooms to 130 degrees Fahrenheit. The process kills all stages in the insect life cycle. The seminar will be held at the Rock Financial Showplace in Novi, Michigan on September 24, 2010.

The 21st Annual Fall Detroit Camper and RV Show is coming to the Rock Financial Showplace

NOVI, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds (MARVAC) is sponsoring the 21st Annual Fall Detroit Camper and RV Show, October 6-10, 2010, at the Rock Financial Showplace in Novi (exit I-96 at Beck Road, 1 mile east on Grand River). Over 200 new recreation vehicles will be on display including folding campers, motorhomes, travel trailers, truck campers, park models and fifth wheel travel trailers.

Kawasaki Engines and Power Products Division Selects Baxter Planning Systems for Parts Planning

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Engines and Power Products Division of Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A., which recently announced a distributor and dealer service-oriented change to its warehousing and distribution system, has indicated it will be relying on software from Baxter Planning Systems, Inc. to help manage the new process.

Hoxeyville Music Festival: Grateful Dead Members Return to Northern Michigan

WELLSTON, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This year marks the eighth year of the Hoxeyville Music Festival. And, this week, festival organizers announced the addition of the world famous drumming duo – the Rhythm Devils – featuring Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann, originally of the Grateful Dead.

Professional Auditing Services of America Launches New Data Matrix Solution

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Professional Auditing Services of America (PAS) a leading Michigan based A/P recovery firm, which was established in 1993, announced today that for its 17th year anniversary they will be launching a new data matrix solution as a free service provided to their clients. This includes various quantifiable and measurable cost savings or cost avoidance opportunities.

Insects Beware: Griffin Pest Solutions Has Four Certified Entomologists on Staff

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four (4) Griffin Pest Solutions employees successfully earned their Associated Certified Entomologist (ACE) certification from The Entomological Society of America (ESA). They include company vice president Jeff Spencer, service managers Jim Moyer and Brian Kuemin, and service technician John Dawson.

Griffin Pest Solutions Video Contest Challenges Grand Rapids Museum Visitors to Give Their Best ‘Saw a Bug’ Scream

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Griffin Pest Solutions announces the ‘Saw a Bug’ video scream contest, in conjunction with the Grand Rapids Public Museum Big BIG Bug exhibit. Museum visitors of all ages are encouraged to take a video of them screaming, while standing in front of the giant grasshopper at the exhibit. Videos may be filmed at the Museum’s Big BIG Bug exhibit on April 5 through April 10, 2010 and during the hours of 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Professional Auditing Services of America Recovers $1,000,000’s of dollars for Organizations with a New 2010 Stimulus Package Discount

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Professional Auditing Services of America (PAS) announced today that, in light of the current economic condition, they will be offering not only a Nation Wide Special 2010 Recovery Stimulus Package Discount on all recovery audits but also another special discount to all AICPA affiliated members through the end of the year.

Interim HealthCare Opens New Franchise Office in Detroit, Michigan

SUNRISE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While the economy has forced many businesses to cut back, Interim HealthCare Inc., the nation’s leading health care franchise company, is expanding. Interim HealthCare announced the opening of a new franchise to serve the home care needs in the Detroit, Michigan area. ‘As the population continues to age, the need for home care services becomes even greater,’ said new owner Mojeeb Shahbain.

Griffin Pest Solutions to Demonstrate 130 Degree Bed Bug Heat Treatment at Bed Bug Seminar

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Griffin Pest Solutions will be performing a live demonstration of its thermal remediation process at 3 p.m. during the Bed Bug Invasion Seminar. Thermal remediation is used to kill bed bugs and other insects by heating rooms to 130 degrees Fahrenheit. The process kills all stages in the insect life cycle. The seminar will be held at the Grand Rapids Airport Hilton on August 25, 2009 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Innovative Michigan Fishing Web Site Seeks and Shares Anglers Secrets

STEVENSVILLE, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Michigan fishermen are themselves being caught up in a new community net which is carefully crafted to reel them in hook, line and sinker. Recently spawned Michigan Fish Fanatic, a service of ADCO FLYCAST, is inviting fishermen to cast their wisdom on the waters and let others know about where, when and how to catch their favorite denizens of the deep.

Pole-Wrap Launches Two New Products to Enhance a Home’s Beauty

TROY, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After years of success with the Pole-Wrap, a product that transforms unsightly basement poles into attractive interior decor, Pole-Wrap, Inc. has added two new products – the Pole-Wrap Drink Shelf and the Pole-Wrap Extension. Both items will be available for purchase after July 1.

Griffin Pest Solutions Hosts Bed Bug Invasion Seminar to Educate West Michigan Communities

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Griffin Pest Solutions announces The Bed Bug Invasion, an educational seminar designed to address diverse communities where bed bugs have become significant problems. The seminar will be held at the Fetzer Center at Western Michigan University on May 20, 2009 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The $49 registration fee includes lunch; pre-registration is required due to seating limitations.

Musician Composes CD with One Finger

EAST LANSING, Mich., May 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ace Noface, a 38 year old man with Lou Gehrig’s disease, today announces the release of a piano rock CD, ‘Toxic Charm.’ His goal is to leave a musical legacy behind, and raise awareness of ALS. May is ALS awareness month.

New, Cost Effective Intranet and Calendaring Solution for Small Business and Project Teams Designed for Users of All Skill Levels

DETROIT, Mich., Feb. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — edge14, LLC, has announced the availability of their easy to use Tofu Intranet and Calendaring web based application. This highly innovative and intuitive software service allows small businesses, project and research teams, and even individuals and families to have the same file and information sharing benefits as large corporations at a fraction of the cost and complexity.

Kawasaki Selects Stens, LLC for Canadian Distribution of Engines and Handheld Power Products

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Engines and Power Products Division of Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A., will initiate a new distribution arrangement for Canada, effective this week. Stens, LLC, headquartered in Jasper, Ind., will become the distributor of Kawasaki-branded replacement engines and handheld power products to a network of more than 500 independent dealers in Canada.

Capzule Launches iPhone Web Application for Physicians and Slashes Price

DETROIT, Mich., Dec. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Webahn Inc. announces the launch of iPhone Web application for its online Electronic Medical Records (EMR) service – Capzule.com – at a low starting price of $50 per month. Capzule makes it possible for physicians to care for their patients while off site.