Oakland University Dancers and Take Root Display Top-Notch Talent in Berlin

Oakland University (OU) Dances Into Germany Students, alumni, and faculty from Oakland University’s Dance Department recently travelled to Berlin, Germany where they were able to learn about German contemporary dance techniques, take classes at the Tanzfabrik dance center ,and work with German dance artists, including Berlin-based choreographer Henrik Kaalund. “Berlin is not only the capital of Germany, and the focal point of much 20th century history, it is also a major center for the … [Read more...]

Mayor Barnett to Attend Transatlantic Climate Bridge in Germany

Rochester Hills, Michigan – Mayor Bryan K. Barnett is one of ten U.S. elected officials selected to attend the Transatlantic Climate Bridge, “Sustainable Planning, Sustainable Communities,” visit to Germany where he will experience firsthand how innovative climate and energy policy not only protects the environment, but also makes economic and business sense. In 2009, the United States Department of State signed a joint declaration with the German Government to support the exchange and … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Gains $13 Million Dollar Investment and New Jobs Otto Bock Polyurethane Technologies, Inc. to Open Rochester Hills Facility

Rochester Hills, MI- Otto Bock, headquartered in Duderstadt, Germany, announced its plan to invest $13.3 million in a 53,000-square-foot facility it plans to open in Rochester Hills, Michigan. We are expanding our automotive footprint to produce sound deadening and absorbing materials for underhood applications,” said Otto Bock’s Senior Technical Sales Representative, Mr. Tom Matwiczyk. The company has been supplying its polyurethane-based materials for Jaguar, Mercedes Benz, BMW, and Opel … [Read more...]