Hemlock Semiconductor Becomes First Polysilicon Manufacturer Worldwide to Earn IATF Certification

Achieving Quality Standard Means Better Semiconductors for Automotive Industry HEMLOCK, Mich. — Hemlock Semiconductor Operations (HSC) today announced it’s the first polysilicon manufacturer worldwide to obtain certification from the International Automotive Task Force (IATF), which sets the quality standards for the global automotive industry. As one of only five polysilicon manufacturers in the world integral … Read more

CMU Board of Trustees approves new appointments to the CMURC board

Appointments underscore importance of Inclusive Entrepreneurship Initiative Central Michigan University Board of Trustees has approved the appointment of four new members to the Central Michigan University Research Corporation (CMURC) Board of Directors. CMU Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer Shawna Patterson-Stephens, CMU Dean of College of Science and Engineering David Ford, Hemlock Semiconductor Community and … Read more

Hemlock Semiconductor Applauds Approval of Consumers Energy’s Plan to Speed Cleaner Michigan Grid

HSC advocated for cleaner electricity sources to advance achievement of carbon reduction goals HEMLOCK, Mich. — Hemlock Semiconductor Operations (HSC) today praised the approval of Consumers Energy’s Clean Energy Plan by the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC). The Clean Energy Plan provides a 20-year blueprint to meet statewide energy needs and, notably, commits Michigan’s largest … Read more

Non-profit Phoenix Community Farm gets $10K grant From Hemlock Semiconductor Donor-Advised Fund

Phoenix Community Farm (PCF) was awarded a $10,000 grant from the Hemlock Semiconductor Donor-Advised Fund at Midland Area Community Foundation on April 8. This grant has allowed PCF to purchase the necessary equipment and supplies to generate a stream of revenue that will be put back into the organization. This includes starting the sales of … Read more

Global innovation center comes to Troy

New center opens Monday in the Automation Alley offices The U.S. Centre for Advanced Manufacturing, created by the World Economic Forum, will locate to Automation Alley’s Troy offices. The hub is the result of a partnership with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and Oakland County and announced Wednesday during the Detroit Chamber of Commerce’s Mackinac Island policy … Read more

Building Resilience with Hybrid, Safe Workplace Option

Hemlock Semiconductor Awards Grant to CMURC Entrepreneurs, professionals and corporations around the Great Lakes Bay Region will have access to a hybrid, safe workplace option at Central Michigan University Research Corporation (CMURC), courtesy of the Hemlock Semiconductor Community and Regional Empowerment (CARE) Fund at the Midland Area Community Foundation. The grant will make it easier … Read more

Program to spread trees throughout Bay and Saginaw counties takes root

The Saginaw Basin Land Conservancy is branching out to speak for the trees. The SBLC, based at 706 S. Euclid Ave., began planting trees in Bay and Saginaw counties last fall in response to the shrinking number of trees in the two communities. SBLC Executive Director Zachary Branigan says experts believe the tree canopy should cover about … Read more

Whitmer Welcomes World Economic Forum US Centre for Advanced Manufacturing to Michigan

Gov. Whitmer Welcomes World Economic Forum’s U.S. Centre for Advanced Manufacturing to Michigan, Bringing Economic Growth, New Jobs Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer joined state, local and industry officials during the Mackinac Policy Conference to celebrate the selection of Michigan as the home for the World Economic Forum’s new U.S. Centre for Advanced Manufacturing. The World Economic Forum is partnering with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), Oakland County, and nonprofit Industry 4.0 knowledge center Automation … Read more

The Clean Energy Buyers Institute Maximizes Clean Energy Benefits Beyond the Megawatt

Beyond the Megawatt aims to benefit people and the planet through resilience, equity, and environmental sustainability WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Clean Energy Buyers Institute (CEBI) launched the Beyond the Megawatt Initiative recently to create a resilient, equitable, and environmentally sustainable energy system for the benefit of all by leveraging energy customer demands for clean energy. CEBI’s Beyond the … Read more