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Rock the Block, Habitat for Humanity’s home preservation and neighborhood revitalization program, returned to Pontiac for its final round of projects in the city this summer.


More than a dozen Michigan entrepreneurs received EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards in 10 categories for the Michigan and northwest Ohio region.
Ernst & Young, a global organization specializing in assurance, tax, transaction, and advisory fields which has a large practice in downtown Detroit, today announced this year’s winners of the Entrepreneur of the Year award in the Michigan and northwest Ohio region.
Inteva Products has been selected as one of the 2017 Best Employers in Ohio by the Ohio Society for Human Resource Management State Council and Best companies Group for its Vandalia site. This is the second consecutive year Inteva has been named to the annual list that identifies, recognizes and honors the best places to work in Ohio.
Inteva CEO & President Lon Offenbacher is quoted in a feature article by Senior Writer David Sedgwick about the future of sunroofs and the expected growth of panoramic roofs globally.
Lots of companies like to call themselves global because they have an office in Europe or a sales employee in Asia. Inteva Products likes to call itself a global firm because it employs 11,500 people in 18 countries.
As the auto industry booms, so does Inteva Products LLC. The company’s Vandalia facility — which does development, prototyping and testing for Troy, Michigan-based Inteva’s interior group — is looking to add another 10 engineers in the near term, and that number could grow if it lands some big programs that are in the works.
Among the more recent Plex converts is Inteva Products, a maker of sunroofs and door latches headquartered 4 miles up the road from Plex in Troy, Mich. Inteva has switched to Plex’s software at 26 offices around the world, with many converting from programs made by SAP (SAP), the global leader in enterprise resource planning.
Troy-based automotive supplier Inteva will formally introduce its Inteather brand — a leather-like material used in automotive interiors — as an alternative to vinyl this month at the WardsAuto Interiors Conference on May 21 at The Henry Hotel in Dearborn (formerly Ritz-Carlton).
Dennis Hodges, Inteva’s Chief Information Officer, discusses the importance of sequencing and traceability in support of manufacturing, and the ways that IT provides service and adds value throughout the enterprise.