Ann Arbor Biz News

Advanced Photonix Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2011 Results

Fiscal Revenues improved by 37% Fiscal EBITDA improved by $2.1 million

ANN ARBOR, Mich.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Advanced Photonix, Inc.® (NYSE Amex: API) (the "Company") today reported its fourth quarter and year end fiscal 2011 results ending March 31, 2011.

Financial Highlights for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 2011

Net Sales for the quarter were $7.8 million, an increase of $2.7 million or 52% from the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2010. Sequentially


McKinley Welcomes Shepherd Intelligent Systems

ANN ARBOR, MI – McKinley is pleased to announce that Shepherd Intelligent Systems signed a lease

ANN ARBOR, MI – McKinley is pleased to announce that Shepherd Intelligent Systems signed a lease to occupy 781 square feet at the offices in Liberty Square at the McKinley Towne Centre. Shepherd Intelligent Systems is leading the advancement of AVL technology and communications delivery for private and public fleets. Shepherd joins Barre Bee Fit and the University of Michigan


Domino’s Pizza Kicks Up Convenience with New Ordering App for iPhone and iPod Touch

ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ —

Domino’s Pizza (NYSE: DPZ), the recognized world leader in pizza delivery, today announced its Domino’s App for iPhone and iPod touch is now available on the App Store. The app gives users the ability to order from Domino’s with just a few taps of the screen.

The Domino’s App gives customers instant access to the full Domino’s menu, as well as local and national coupons.


Barr Engineering Company Relocates Michigan office

ANN ARBOR, MI (June 9, 2011)—Barr Engineering Co. has relocated its Ann Arbor office to 3005 Boardwalk Street, Suite 100. The company provides environmental and engineering services to utilities, manufacturing and mining clients, public-sector clients, and state and federal agencies. The new office’s phone number is (734) 922-4400.

According to Barr’s office coordinator, Jason Linkimer, the move will facilitate staff growth and enable the company to better assist clients in the region in meeting their project.


Saline’s DesignHub Builds Website for Ann Arbor Tower Plaza Condominiums

Saline, MI (June 20, 2011) – DesignHub, Inc. ( of Saline has designed and developed the new website for Ann Arbor Tower Plaza Condominiums (

This 26-story residential property – Ann Arbor’s tallest building – is on E. William St., one block from the University of Michigan’s central campus.

Visitors to the new website learn how Tower Plaza provides students and their parents with private, quiet, comfortable, and secure student residences available for purchase.


New Enterprise Forum Panel Meets to Discuss Building Your First Team

ANN ARBOR, Mich., 7 June 2011 – New Enterprise Forum will host a panel discussion on the specifics of building your first team. This discussion should help entrepreneurs better understand how to you find, recruit, and pay for the talent needed to help grow a start-up. The event takes place at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 16, at the Holiday Inn on Plymouth Road in Ann Arbor.

The participants for this event include:

Bhushan Kulkarni – CEO,


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