International Computer Company Navigates a New Frontier: Its Own TC Backyard

TRAVERSE CITY - A multi-million dollar Traverse City computer company that has been quietly serving heavyweight clients around the globe-Boeing, Lockheed-Martin, Northrop Grumman, NASA and others-is turning its focus home, to northern Michigan companies. Established in 1976, Frontier grew steadily over the years by...

TC’s Century 3+ Breakthrough

TRAVESE CITY - While teams of United States military personnel are disassembling military vehicles bolt by bolt in an effort to shed ounces of weight, a Traverse City company has developed a way to produce a new technology that could save hundreds of pounds per...

Branding God: Marketing the Modern Church

REGION - For many church-minded people, marketing can be a dirty word. It's often viewed as shallow and commercial, a form of promotion that undermines or cheapens what religion stands for. But as local churches find themselves in an increasingly competitive marketplace-with growing concerns about...

How 2009 Treated the Region’s Automotive Industry

Unstable supply, unexpected demand, bailouts and finance freezes-2009 has been a wild ride for local dealers. We get the hard numbers and their report on how they fared.Need Cars to Sell CarsIt's been one extreme to the other for car dealers. After months of sluggish...