DIY Cancer Tests Coming Soon

Mode Diagnostics Ltd. wants to bring the medical laboratory into your bathroom — with a mobile phone-size device that can detect signs of cancer right before your eyes. The do-it-yourself test market, estimated at $2 billion to $3 billion globally, is expanding 20 percent a year as new checks for colon and prostate cancer, HIV,…

New MI Laws on Indepedent Contractors Now in Effect

If your business regularly utilizes the services of a person who you have designated to be an Independent Contractor, you should be aware that there has been a change in the Michigan Workers’ Compensation law pertaining to whether your company would be considered the independent contractor’s employer and liable for his/her workers’ compensation benefits. As…

Brownrigg Companies Adopts-A-Family for Christmas

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – Every year Brownrigg Companies Ltd. adopts a family in need during the Christmas season through Oakland Family Services’ Adopt-A-Family gift-giving program. This year, Brownrigg Companies adopted a single mother in need with three children. Additionally, Brownrigg Companies also adopted a widowed senior citizen to provide gifts for the holiday.  A wish list from the…

Brownrigg Companies Ltd. Welcomes the First ‘Brownrigg’ Baby

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – On October 1, 2012, Temetria Griffin, a Brownrigg Companies Ltd. CSR for six years, gave birth to a 5-pound, 13-ounce baby girl named Lyric Aviana Griffin. Griffin is the first Brownrigg Companies employee to give birth since the company was founded in 1989. “All of our employees are like family to…

Brownrigg Companies Receives National Re-Certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – Brownrigg Companies Ltd., a business specializing in commercial insurance products for businesses domestic and foreign, received national re-certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the WBEC Great Lakes, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). WBENC’s national standard of certification implemented by the WBEC Great Lakes is…

Brownrigg Companies Invited to Continue Assisting Chrysler with Supplier Diversity Goals at Matchmaker Event

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – For the fourth consecutive year Brownrigg Companies Ltd. has been invited to exhibit at Chrysler Group LLC’s 13th Annual Matchmaker and continue supporting Chrysler suppliers with their diversity purchasing needs. Brownrigg Companies will be located in booth number T229 at the Matchmaker event being held in the Chrysler Technology Center in Auburn…

Brownrigg Companies Ltd visits Washington, D.C.

Brownrigg Companies Ltd makes a priority to stay updated on government policy changes and help advocate on issues that affect our customers. In July 2012, Brownrigg Companies Ltd visited Washington, D.C. to attend briefings from White House officials and meet with Michigan senators and representatives. We heard from several of the Washington, D.C.’s key voices…

Preparing for Weather-Related Catastrophes: 2012 Hurricane Preparedness

Insurance companies and local insurance agencies are great resources for customers to gather information on risk management. When it comes to weather-related catastrophes, it is important to know if your business is located in a high risk area and if you have the right coverages. For example, another hurricane season is just around the corner….

Export Credit Insurance: Export with Confidence by Avoiding Nonpayment

Insure all sales to eligible international buyers by extending “open account” credit terms with confidence. Qualified businesses receive a simplified premium schedule, no first loss deductible, and financing opportunities. Standard policies include 95% coverage for political and commercial risks, with special rates for countries with no risk factors. Purchasing Trade Credit Insurance will help you…