Crain Communications Inc is an American publishing conglomerate based in Detroit, Michigan.
The company publishes a variety of trade newspapers, including some city-based business newspapers, such as Crain’s Cleveland Business, Crain’s Chicago Business, Crain’s Detroit Business, and Crain’s New York Business. These weeklies follow the same formula, including finance, manufacturing, health care, real estate, technology, and government sections, as well as an “in-depth” section. In addition to newspaper production, the editors maintain Internet versions of these papers and offer e-mail news briefs free of charge.
Crain also produces a number of major industry/trade periodicals, including Advertising Age, TelevisionWeek, Creativity, Automobilwoche (in German), Automotive News , Autoweek, European Rubber Journal, Investment News, Modern Healthcare, Pensions & Investments, Plastics News, Rubber & Plastics News, Tire Business, Urethanes Technology, Waste and Recycling News, and Workforce Management.