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When Survival Isn’t Enough

10 Nov

Businesses that successfully weathered the past year’s economic downturn are the survivors that will define the evolution of manufacturing in the coming decade. To keep up and continue moving forward, businesses need to invest in new technologies, but even successful businesses are challenged to establish funding for these projects.

Alpha COO, Chuck Dardas, recently expressed these frustrations to Crain’s Detroit Business, the full article is available here (free registration with Crain’s is required).


Senator Highlights Alpha During Campaign Stop

13 Oct

Yesterday, Senator Glenn Anderson visited Alpha for a campaign stop. The Senator spoke about Alpha’s community involvement and commitment to the region. He stressed the importance of businesses like ours and our role in the success of the local and Michigan economies. He reminisced about Alpha’s recent 50-year anniversary and wished us well for the next 150.


Senator Anderson speaking in front of Alpha



Some of Alpha’s dedicated employees, Glenn was surprised that many have been here for more than 30 years


Photos: Rob Kennedy

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