Energy Conversion Devices Inc.
02/24/13 A never-occupied plant in Battle Creek that was built by now-bankrupt United Solar Ovonic LLC has a new owner. Cosma Castings Michigan, a subsidiary of Canadian auto supplier Magna International Inc., purchased the plant and plans to bring 572 jobs with an investment of $162 million, MiBiz reported.
02/19/13 A never-occupied plant built by a now-bankrupt solar panel manufacturer in Battle Creek has a new owner and promise of even more jobs for the Southwest Michigan community.
10/21/12 Stanford Ovshinsky died Wednesday of complications from prostate cancer, 39 days shy of his 90th birthday, in his Bloomfield Hills home. The energy behind Energy Conversion Devices Inc. and so much more finally has run out.
10/18/12 Stanford Ovshinsky, who founded Energy Conversion Devices Inc. in 1960 to explore alternative forms of energy at a time when gasoline was 25 cents a gallon, died Wednesday night at his Bloomfield Hills home. He was 89 and had been suffering from cancer.
08/05/12 Five metro Detroit hospitals are contacting patients who may have been exposed to hepatitis C from a health care lab assistant who worked at the hospitals from 2005 to 2007.
07/22/12 Troy-based Leonard & Co. Inc., which bills itself as Michigan's largest independent financial brokerage, is quitting that business. Its president and CEO, Dan French Jr., has formed a new company, D.B. French & Co. LLC, which will offer brokerage services to existing customers.
06/24/12 Detroit Mayor Dave Bing halted his attempts to remove Corporation Counsel Krystal Crittendon Friday, following a truncated Detroit City Council meeting.
06/18/12 Auburn Hills-based Energy Conversion Devices Inc., the long-struggling manufacturer of photovoltaic roofing materials through its United Solar Ovonic LLC subsidiary, announced today that it will hold a public auction of its assets beginning June 26.
06/17/12 The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department has tentatively planned a return to the bond market Wednesday with a $596 million offering to fund construction and terminate swap agreements.