Thirty-two years ago today, I walked in the door at Crain Communications as a newly hired reporter for a startup publication called Crain's Detroit Business. Today, my 32nd anniversary, is also my last day working for the company that has given me so many opportunities. I am retiring to move on to new adventures.
Diesel-maker Cummins Inc. is trying a new approach to tackle one of the business world's knottiest problems - the skyrocketing cost of U.S. health care. Its LiveWell Center offers not only easy-access traditional health care services, but also advice to help employees and their families lead healthier lives.
Today, Oct. 31, the largest automotive supplier nobody ever heard of is to start business. That would be the $17 billion Adient, which is to launch on the New York Stock Exchange as a newly independent company and the world's No. 1 automotive seat maker.