MTEC SmartZone Lakeshore Center tenant, ControlTec, to move into Powerhouse business incubator to accommodate growth

HOUGHTON, Michigan (August 26, 2013) – ControlTec, a vehicle data acquisition and analysis software start-up headquartered in Allen Park, Mich., is expanding its satellite office at MTEC SmartZone to help it meet their growing market demand.

MTEC SmartZone’s high-tech office space and access to Michigan Technological University student talent is a great complement to ControlTec’s resource needs. Student employees benefit by gaining hands-on experience performing real project work.

MTEC SmartZone start-up company, QTEK, LLC receives ‘New Business Idea’ award in state competition

HOUGHTON, Michigan (June 25, 2013) – A growing MTEC SmartZone start-up company that developed an antimicrobial technology, earned an award in a business plan competition in East Lansing.

QTEK, LLC founders Bowen Li and Amy Zhi received the “New Business Idea” award during the Statewide Business Plan Competition Award Ceremony, held on June 18 at Michigan State University. The event was hosted by Great Lakes Entrepreneur’s Quest (GLEQ), a support organization that assists entrepreneurs in starting, developing or accelerating high-growth businesses.

MTEC SmartZone welcomes two new tenants to Jutila Center

Early Spring Productions and LeClaire Surveying Services LLC create 5 new jobs in Hancock

HANCOCK, Michigan (June 20, 2013) – Two start-up ventures hit the ground running this month with support from MTEC SmartZone. Early Spring Productions, LLC and LeClaire Surveying Services, LLC are the newest tenants of Jutila Center business incubator, and combined, they’ve created five new jobs in Hancock.