Inc. Magazine Unveils Its Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000

Inc. magazine today revealed that P.J. Wallbank Springs, Inc. is No. 4,123 on its 37th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, […]

Port Huron company keeps internships going amid pandemic

Just beyond the bustle of the main shop floor of P.J. Wallbank Springs in Port Huron, Adam Tuckey, a student at Western Michigan University, sat in a room with other interns. He’s working on a project to improve the efficiency of workstations at the shop. He’s thinking of reorganizing bins used by workers. “The way […]

P.J. Wallbank Springs keeps internships going amid pandemic

Just beyond the bustle of the main shop floor of P.J. Wallbank Springs in Port Huron, Adam Tuckey, a student at Western Michigan University, sat in a room with other interns. He’s working on a project to improve the efficiency of workstations at the shop. He’s thinking of reorganizing bins used by workers. “The way […]

Cain: Zooming into kindergarten round up 2020

We look forward to the Kindergarten Round Up events our district plans each year as we welcome new families and our youngest learners. Their excitement as they begin their kindergarten journey is a great reminder of the positive impact of being an educator at Port Huron Schools. We are literally shaping lives. A great start […]

Robotics practice facility paying dividends for Blue Water teams

School-level robotics is growing rapidly countrywide, statewide, and especially throughout the Thumb. Thanks to team dedication and support from the community, many of our local teams are now enjoying their own practice field, the Blue Water Area Robotics Center. It all began when Chad Miller and Dan Kiehler, who were mentors for the Memphis Community […]

Does Port Huron have one of the most economically vital downtowns?

Kate Voss said the difference between downtown Port Huron seven years ago when she first opened her cafe versus now is “huge.” “Every storefront is filled,” said the owner of Kate’s Downtown. “I absolutely can feel the difference and the resurgence and I think it’s just going to keep getting better.” She said people have […]

New robotics practice space unveiled in St. Clair County

Port Huron — The arms of a dark blue robot unfurled and lifted up a disk with Velcro edges. Carefully, it maneuvered to a tall tower with circular holes cut into it. The driver carefully manipulated the machine to place the disk over one of the holes, sticking it onto the tower. U.S. Rep. Paul […]

Blue Water Area Robotics Center officially opens in Port Huron

The new Blue Water Area Robotics Center in Port Huron, home to the Blue Water Area Robotics Alliance, is now officially open. The grand opening and name reveal for the space took place Oct. 8. The name was voted by all FIRST Robotics teams that are part of the alliance. The new facility was made […]

Robotics practice space unveiled

The arms of a dark blue robot unfurled and lifted up a disk with Velcro edges Tuesday afternoon. Carefully, it maneuvered to a tall tower with circular holes cut into it. The driver carefully manipulated the machine to place the disk over one of the holes, sticking it onto the tower.  U.S. Rep. Paul Mitchell, […]