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Detroit Regional Chamber, Pure Michigan Business Connect Host Successful Matchmaking Summit with Timken


pmbc_trevorThe Detroit Regional Chamber partnered with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s Pure Michigan Business Connect (PMBC) program to host a “Connection Point” matchmaking summit with The Timken Company earlier this month. Fifty-eight companies selected by Timken, including The Dow Chemical CompanyDexter Research Center and Focus: HOPE Industries, received 20-minute,     pre-arranged private meetings during the event. Participating companies, exemplifying Michigan’s leadership in manufacturing processes and technologies, were chosen based on their current needs in areas including advanced materials and processes, sensors for condition monitoring/diagnostics and more.

With $5 billion in sales in 2012 and more than 20,000 people operating from 30 countries, Timken is a metallurgy, friction management and power transmission leader that improves the efficiency of machinery around the world. The Chamber originated and developed the “Connection Point” program, which joined with PMBC in December of 2012, and is a strategic partner of PMBC programming in Southeast Michigan. For more information on PMBC, click here.