Michigan State U. getting $5M to help companies

EAST LANSING, MI – Michigan State University is getting $5 million to help companies in the state better compete globally.

The East Lansing school announced Wednesday that the gift from Demmer Corp. will establish the John and Marnie Demmer Center for Business Transformation. It will bring more consulting, advisory and educational services from faculty members and student teams.

Lansing-based Demmer supplies assemblies, modules and components for defense, aerospace, transportation and commercial customers.