Conversations on Economic Opportunity with Mark Sutter of Terumo

Mark Sutter is the president and CEO of Terumo Cardiovascular Systems Corporation, a global leader of products for the cardiac and vascular surgery marketplace. Paul Krutko, president and CEO of Ann Arbor SPARK, recently sat down with Mark to record a CEO Podcast: Conversations on Economic Opportunity. Q&A Paul: How has Ann Arbor helped the company as a business?  Is Ann Arbor a good place for a global headquarters? Mark: Having this location... [Read More...]

Internships – Pipeline to Talent

Today’s post is written by Britany Affolter-Caine of Ann Arbor SPARK. How do Microsoft, Google, Ford, Goldman Sachs, and other well-known corporations secure the best graduating talent each year? (Hint: It is more than being a household name.) All these companies have well-developed internship programs that bring top students, often as sophomores and freshman, from across the country into their companies to work for a summer. These internships are... [Read More...]

Ann Arbor SPARK Supports FAAC Inc Expansion

FAAC Incorporated recently announced an expansion of their facility in Pittsfield Township.  As part of the expansion, FAAC Incorporated, part of Arotech Corporation’s (NasdaqGM: ARTX) Training and Simulation Division, has acquired a 40,000 square foot facility and is expected to immediately add 10 jobs. With the support of Ann Arbor SPARK, FAAC was awarded a multi-year Industrial Facilities Tax incentive.  The incentive helps FAAC expand into... [Read More...]