Amway taps into young tech talent with first hackathon

Amway’s digital team recently hosted a three-day hackathon that provided a platform for college students in India a hands-on opportunity to solve real business challenges. Many of the concepts the students came up with have made their way into Amway’s future releases for digital apps, and for Amway business owners around the world to experience […]

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SkillsUSA Names 3M’s Maureen Tholen as Chair of the SkillsUSA Foundation

Maureen Tholen, sustainability director for 3M’s Industrial Business, and Safety and Graphics Business Groups, has been named as chairperson of the SkillsUSA Foundation Inc. The foundation is SkillsUSA’s philanthropic arm. Comprised of representatives from business, industry, organized labor and others who assist in fundraising, it offers expert advice and counsel to the organization. The foundation […]

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Anderson Development Company Participates in Manufacturing Day 2018

“Open Doors, Open Minds. Inspire the next generation of manufacturers.” This is exactly what Anderson Development is doing when we open our doors to the students of Lenawee County. For the third year, Lenawee County participated in Manufacturing Day. This year, Anderson Development welcomed several students on October 4th for Manufacturing Day. The students were […]

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BASF employees help Wyandotte, Ecorse students with school supply drive

BASF team members from the African American Employee Group recently collected school supplies to donate to Wyandotte and Ecorse school children in need. BASF employees donated items including pencils, pens, protractors, rulers, calculators, paper and binders, notebooks and folders, scissors, backpacks, and lunch bags during the Tools for Schools drive. “So many students benefit from […]

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BASF awards $1,500 in scholarships to Downriver students for essays on diversity, inclusion

The BASF Wyandotte chapter of the ALLchemie LGBTQ & Allies employee resource group recently awarded two scholarships to local high school students. Connor Dolence of Trenton High School received a $1,000 scholarship and Makayla Coffee of Wyandotte Roosevelt High School received a $500 scholarship. Applicants were asked to submit essays about how their career paths […]

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Dow, University of Michigan, Delta College Collaborate to Create New Innovation and Education Hub in the Great Lakes Bay Region

MIDLAND, Mich. – June 21, 2018 – The Dow Chemical Company (Dow), the University of Michigan (U-M) and Delta College (Delta) are collaborating to develop an interdisciplinary innovation and education hub to inspire the workforce of tomorrow and create sustainable pathways that will have a positive impact on the environment and society. “We are bringing […]

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Local leaders discuss Marshall Plan for Talent

ADRIAN — Local business and education leaders think the Marshall Plan for Talent will work well with what many already are doing. And they’re excited about the new possibilities that could come with it. David Wilhoit, president and CEO of Wacker Chemical Corp., said when Wacker was challenged by Gov. Rick Snyder to be a […]

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BASF creates chemistry with Wyandotte students through Kids’ Lab program

It’s often said children learn by doing. That’s especially true when it comes to science, as children at Garfield Elementary School discovered when they were recently introduced to the basic principles of chemistry and laboratory safety, thanks to volunteers from BASF and the Michigan Science Center. More than 100 third- and fourth-grade students from the […]

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Hemlock Semiconductor Offers Scholarships for MTU Engineering Scholars

The Engineering Scholars Program (ESP) is a highly competitive scholarship program that provides an opportunity for students to investigate careers in engineering and science. You will participate in engineering sessions, group projects, and special topic presentations with a diverse group of peers from all over the country and around the world. ESP provides a weeklong […]

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BASF donation enhances STEM programming for Wyandotte students

BASF recently contributed $9,000 to the Wyandotte Public School system to support the purchase of classroom materials for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs for students in grades K-12. Students in teacher Greg Brovont’s sixth to eighth grade STEM classrooms at Wilson Middle School are some of the many students who will benefit from BASF’s […]

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Anderson Development Company 2018 Scholarship Opportunities

Supporting students as they pursue STEM careers is critically important to Anderson Development Company and to the future of manufacturing in our area. In order to help students pursue their dreams, Anderson Development Company sponsors a number of scholarships for graduating seniors who are interested in pursuing science and technology degrees. The deadline for two […]

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Publications help Amway scientists share knowledge with the world

Amway employs a crew of scientists, engineers and technical professionals who work on the company’s next great products. While efforts behind some segments of research are kept secret for competitive purposes, others warrant a different approach: Sharing. Inside the laboratories at Amway’s Global Headquarters in Ada, Michigan, Amway scientists find their accomplishments can help move […]

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Trinseo employees take on volunteer efforts

An international brand with a local office is encouraging its employees to head out in the community and lend a helping hand to a variety of organizations. Trinseo Volunteer Days started with a kick-off luncheon featuring speakers from the area organizations the employees would later be volunteering for. From helping runners register for the Forest […]

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Anderson Development Company: Manufacturing Day 2017

Manufacturing Day is a celebration of modern manufacturing. This day has inspired thousands of manufacturers to open their doors to show the public modern manufacturing in action and inspire the next generation of skilled workers. Manufacturing Day also gives companies an opportunity to tell the company’s story, dispel any outdated myths about manufacturing, and discover […]

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Wacker Chemical Corporation Hosts 2017 University Day

June 27, 2017 When one hears the term, “Chemical Corporation,” a mad scientist or super-villain might come to mind. For Wacker Chemical Corporation, however, that is definitively not the case. Wacker, pronounced “Vock-er,” is a German Chemical Corporation that has facilities all over the world. The company helps manufacture over 3,000 different products for companies […]

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BASF Contributes $7,000 to Support STEM Programs at Wyandotte Public Schools

WYANDOTTE, MI, February 27, 2017 – The BASF site in Wyandotte, Michigan, donated $7,000 to the Wyandotte Public Schools to support science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs for students in grades K-12. “It’s more important than ever for our youth to be equipped with the knowledge and skills to solve tough problems,” said Greg […]

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