Since its founding in 2004, Cy Laser has pioneered the practical application of fiber laser sources by focusing the efforts of a team of more than 30 different suppliers and industrial partners on the goal of moving this exciting technology from the laboratory to the production floor. Hundreds of successful installations later, Cy Laser is an acknowledged global leader in fiber laser cutting and welding systems, incorporating custom automation and part handling to achieve unprecedented productivity.

Material Sciences Corporation's Engineered Materials and Solutions Group (EMS) is a world-class supplier of engineered material solutions. The EM&S Group applies its expertise in metal composite technology to solve design challenges for automotive, appliance, electronic and telecom equipment manufacturers worldwide. MSC is proud to count every U.S. automobile and most major appliance and disk drive manufacturers as its customers for products like Quiet Steel and ElectroBrite.

A company focused on the discovery of advanced materials for clean energy technology applications, Wildcat Discovery Technologies, Inc. has developed high throughput synthesis and screening platforms for rapid evaluation and discovery of complex materials. Wildcat is investigating materials for lithium-ion battery electrodes, printable electronic inks, hydrogen storage and carbon capture.

Headquartered in Troy, Michigan, with production facilities in Strathroy, Ontario, Canada, Reynosa, Mexico, and Liberty, Missouri, Vari-Form is the originator of structural automotive hydroforming, Vari-Form's technology is used to manufacture more than 6 million parts a year worldwide. Vari-Form began volume production using their patented, production-validated Pressure Sequence Hydroforming (PSH) process in 1990. Vari-Form is the industry leader, with more than 85 million parts produced to date.

FlowWorks is a secure web platform to gather, edit, analyze and understand all forms of environmental monitoring data. Municipalities and utilities use FlowWorks to bring large quantities of time-series data together across multiple platforms. Once in FlowWorks, powerful analysis tools allow engineers and managers to understand their systems and to make appropriate decisions. Results are easily transferred to Word and Excel reports, or published anywhere including to the web. FlowWorks is headquartered in Seattle, Washington, and operates data servers in the United States and Canada.

Munetrix LLC is located in Keego Harbor, Oakland County, Michigan, and was founded in May of 2010. Co-founders Bob Kittle, City of Auburn Hills Councilman and vetted State Emergency Manager, and Buzz Brown, IT Database developer and SEMCOG Consultant, joined forces to create a tool with which Financial Managers could quickly see how their municipality is performing from an overall financial perspective, identify financial hotspots needing immediate action, and provide forecasting tools to determine impact on future financial decisions.

Piemonte Agency for Investments, Export and Tourism is the first Italian agency dedicated to internationalisation, focusing chiefly on attracting foreign investment, increasing the presence of local companies and their competitiveness on international markets, promoting the region tourist offer and agrifood products worldwide, training local and foreign managers and officers on key subjects related to international trade. Piemonte Agency gathers projects and competences of several bodies that played roles in inward and outward internationalisation.

SMR - Samvardhana Motherson Reflectec, a member of Samvardhana Motherson Group, is focused on developing, producing and distributing rear vision systems for the international automotive industry. SMR is one of the largest manufacturers of external rearview mirrors for passenger cars in the world. It is a customer focused group with a global customer base. The group supplies exterior mirrors, interior mirrors and blind spot detection systems for all passenger vehicle segments to nearly every carmaker in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

The Italian American Alliance for Business and Technology was created to serve the needs of Italian industrial companies wanting to do business in the United States and U.S. industrial companies seeking to do business in Italy. The goals are to keep North American companies informed about technological, scientific, research and development, design and manufacturing opportunities that exist in the Italian business community and to work on matters of mutual interest to individuals and organizations in both North America and Italy.


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