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Inside Wisconsin’s Disastrous $4.5 Billion Deal With Foxconn - Bloomberg
A huge tax break was supposed to create a manufacturing paradise, but interviews with 49 people familiar with the project depict a chaotic operation unlikely to ever employ 13,000 workers.
foxconn  wisconsin  government-policy  economic-development-news  Around-the-web  this-week-448  china  business-globalization  taxes-incentives 
5 weeks ago by areadevelopment
Foxconn May Scale Back $10 Billion U.S. Plant, Reuters Says - Bloomberg
Foxconn Technology Group is considering scaling back or even abandoning plans to make cutting-edge displays from a $10 billion plant it’s building in the U.S., Reuters reported.
this-week-448  Around-the-web  Matt  site-selection  economic-development  taxes-incentives  wisconsin  midwest  workforce  foxconn  electronics-industry  FDI  location-USA 
6 weeks ago by areadevelopment
Factory town no more - kenoshanews.com
It’s no surprise that the number of people working in manufacturing in Kenosha County has declined since the closing of the Chrysler Assembly Plant in 1988.

Nationally, the manufacturing workforce has declined over the last three decades as some factories moved to lower-cost countries while those production facilities that remained becoming increasingly automated, employing fewer workers.
factories  factory-towns  automotive-industry  u.s.-manufacturing  wisconsin  Around-the-web  this-week-445 
11 weeks ago by areadevelopment
Why Foxconn Is Considering Engineers From China - Forbes
Some controversy emerged with a report that Foxconn, a Taiwanese company, plans to transfer engineers from China into Wisconsin to staff its large expansion into the state. A look at the demand for high-skilled talent nationwide and the small number of graduate students in key technical fields at Wisconsin universities might make Foxconn’s thinking more understandable.
foxconn  workforce-training  skills-gap  wisconsin  Around-the-web 
november 2018 by areadevelopment
The Latest: Foxconn, UW-Madison sign $100 million agreement - The Washington Post
Foxconn Technology Group says it will invest $100 million in engineering and innovation research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
public-private-partnerships  university-economic-development  foxconn  wisconn  wisconsin  regional-reports  fdi-USA  Around-the-web  this-week-435 
august 2018 by areadevelopment
Foxconn Closes On North American Headquarters - Wisconsin Public Radio
Foxconn Technology Group has purchased a downtown Milwaukee building to house its North American headquarters as it prepares to build a mammoth manufacturing complex 30 miles to the south.
wisconsin  foxconn  corporate-headquarters  business-globalization  milwaukee  Around-the-web  this-week-429 
june 2018 by areadevelopment
Brain Gain: Professionals Find Niche in Rural Upper Midwest - Daily Yonder
Winchester looked at Census data to show that the so-called rural “brain drain” popularized in the 2009 book “Hollowing Out the Middle” is being countered by “brain gain.” Rural communities may be losing high school graduates, but they’re gaining residents with more skills and education, according to studies in Minnesota and Nebraska. In Minnesota, Winchester found that most rural Minnesota counties have gained 30- to 49-year-olds, early- to mid-career Minnesotans with significant resources and connections. 
workforce-mobility  diaspora  leading-locations  rural-economic-development  rural-economy  minnesota  wisconsin  Around-the-web  brain-drain  brain-gain  midwest  regional-reports  this-week-427-top  sfp-insider-7-13-2018 
june 2018 by areadevelopment
When All Else Fails, Tax Incentives Probably Will, Too - The New York Times
In the face of persistent stagnation across a broad swath of the country, economists are reconsidering their longstanding objection to place-based policies, directed at improving the conditions of a local economy.
this-week-424  Around-the-web  Matt  foxconn  wisconsin  midwest  new-jersey  mid-atlantic  amazon  HQ2  taxes-incentives  economic-development  site-selection 
may 2018 by areadevelopment
IN DEPTH: Counties want long-term solution to Wisconsin's infrastructure crisis - wiscnews.com
Of the proposed $1.5 trillion in federal funding, only $200,000 billion stems from direct federal spending, with the remainder falling on the shoulders of state and local governments which can gain access to the funding only if they match federal allocation on a 4-1 ratio. 
government-policy  infrastructure  wisconsin  regional-reports  Around-the-web  this-week-420 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
Foxconn in Choppy Waters Over Plan to Drain the Great Lakes - Route Fifty
Wisconsin courted the Taiwan-based electronics manufacturer hard, but there are questions whether the state's economic development deal violates the Great Lakes Compact among eight U.S. states and two Canadian provinces over water use.
this-week-419  Around-the-web  Matt  foxconn  wisconsin  midwest  economic-development  site-selection  FDI  electronics-industry  energy 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
Foxconn: Paul Ryan calls eminent domain wrong, but won't help resident - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
When it comes to the general idea of using eminent domain to seize someone's private property in the name of economic development, U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan hasn’t minced words.
this-week-417  Around-the-web  Matt  wisconsin  midwest  economic-development  site-selection  foxconn  real-estate  manufacturing 
march 2018 by areadevelopment
Table Stakes: Business Attraction in the Midwest Post-Foxconn - Area Development
In order for other Midwest states to be ready when opportunity comes knocking, they need to understand the lessons to be learned from the Foxconn deal.
area-development-features  Matt  foxconn  economic-development  site-selection  midwest  wisconsin  taxes-incentives  manufacturing  location-USA  electronics-industry  jobs  workforce 
january 2018 by areadevelopment
Wisconsin unveils million-dollar ad campaign designed to lure millennials from Chicago - FOX6Now.com
Wisconsin officials have launched a planned multi-million dollar advertising campaign to lure millennials from Chicago, but the marketing blitz is making some grumble.
this-week-309  Around-the-web  Matt  wisconsin  midwest  workforce  millennials  foxconn  chicago  economic-development 
january 2018 by areadevelopment
Foxconn: Potential suppliers are showing interest that outpaces the information they're getting - Green Bay Press-Gazette
Much like it takes a village to raise a child, business leaders are saying it will take the state of Wisconsin to build and supply Foxconn Technology Group’s Racine complex.

Alan Yeung, Foxconn’s director of U.S. strategic initiatives, said the search for companies to fill an estimated $1.4 billion demand for materials and services annually will include a meeting for potential companies in Green Bay in early 2018.
foxconn  Around-the-web  this-week-406-top  wisconsin  parts-suppliers  supply-chain 
december 2017 by areadevelopment
Mid-Market Manufacturer Finds New Opportunities to Reshore Parts - Chief Executive
Mitchell supplies parts and wreath rings to companies throughout North America and Europe, and is a preferred parts supplier to furniture, window and computer manufacturers. Mitchell CEO Tim Zimmerman said recently that the company was able to reshore a handle sub-assembly product back to the U.S. last year, offering both increased production and significant cost savings to the client.
case-studies  Around-the-web  this-week-406  cost-of-doing-business  wisconsin  parts-suppliers  global-supply-chain  business-globalization  u.s.-manufacturing  small-manufacturing 
december 2017 by areadevelopment
Made in Milwaukee: Master Lock - OnMilwaukee
Master Lock employs about 450 people – most are members of UAW Local 469 – at its Center Street factory, which I visited recently. Another 400 or so employees work at the company's new headquarters and research and development center in Oak Creek. About 1,200 work in an assembly plant in Nogales, Mexico, and a warehouse across the border in Arizona. Some jobs that had moved to China in the early 1990s were moved back to Milwaukee in 2011.
u.s.-manufacturing  regional-reports  wisconsin  milwaukee  Around-the-web  this-week-405 
november 2017 by areadevelopment
What Foxconn Means for Wisconsin - Shepherd Express
When Foxconn Technology Group first announced its plan to build a $10 billion electronics factory in Wisconsin, it seemed like a big win—for President Donald Trump, who called the decision “incredible” and promptly took credit for it and for Gov. Scott Walker, who needs a splashy achievement to tout as he seeks reelection.
this-week-401  Around-the-web  Matt  foxconn  manufacturing  wisconsin  midwest  jobs  economic-development  site-selection  electronics-industry 
october 2017 by areadevelopment
Microsoft expands rural U.S. campaign with Green Bay Packers tie-up - Reuters
Through the partnership, known as TitletownTech, the Packers and Microsoft will each contribute $5 million to invest in startups from around Wisconsin. This is part of a larger initiative by Microsoft called TechSpark to form similar partnerships in North Dakota, Texas, Virginia, Washington and Wyoming.
rural-economic-development  startup  microsoft  wisconsin  Around-the-web  this-week-400 
october 2017 by areadevelopment
Foxconn Deal in Wisconsin Hits Snag Over Guarantees - WSJ
Officials delay final vote for $10 billion factory as contract scrutinized to assure safeguards in place for $3 billion in incentives
wisconsin  foxconn  Around-the-web  economic-development-news  this-week-400 
october 2017 by areadevelopment
Wisconsin's schools seek to shorten the workforce pipeline - wiscnews.com
Gov. Scott Walker and business leaders are urging high school students to consider two-year degree options rather than a traditional four-year degree as they hasten more workers into the job market and try to fill positions that require more technical training and skills than jobs of the past.
this-week-397  Around-the-web  Matt  wisconsin  midwest  workforce  workforce-development  apprenticeships  manufacturing  education 
september 2017 by areadevelopment
The hype and hope of Wisconn Valley - BizTimes
It was almost as if Gov. Scott Walker couldn’t believe it himself. Speaking at the White House announcement of Foxconn Technology Group’s planned investment in Wisconsin, he described it as a $10 million project. House Speaker Paul Ryan quickly leaned in and corrected the governor.
this-week-396  Around-the-web  Matt  wisconsin  midwest  foxconn  economic-development  site-selection  manufacturing  workforce  jobs 
august 2017 by areadevelopment
Foxconn: Breaking Down a $3 Billion Incentives Package - Area Development
As the “Wisconn Valley” special legislative session examines the structure, performance based metrics and magnitude of an incentives package tied to what would be the largest greenfield investment by a foreign company in U.S. history, it is paramount to understand the road to a $3 billion incentives package.
area-development-features  Matt  economic-development  site-selection  wisconsin  midwest  taxes-incentives  electronics-industry  location-USA  FDI  foxconn 
august 2017 by areadevelopment
The Tech Skills Gap Will Test Foxconn's New Wisconsin Factory - WIRED
The 3,000 jobs Foxconn says it will create in Wisconsin aren’t the kind of manufacturing jobs that so many laid off auto and steel workers have been clamoring for. Nor are they a pathway to the American-made iPhone President Trump promised during the 2016 election. They are, instead, part of a new generation of advanced manufacturing jobs, requiring high levels of engineering skills—skills that are still sorely lacking in the American workforce.
foxconn  wisconsin  advanced-manufacturing  skilled-labor  skills-gap  workforce-development  Around-the-web  this-week-394-top 
july 2017 by areadevelopment
Regional Report: Midwest Economy Buffeted by the Winds of Change - Area Development
There have been ups and downs in the world of Midwest auto manufacturing, but the region has also shown growth in the technology, agribusiness, and logistics/distribution sectors.
economic-development  site-selection  manufacturing  area-development-features  Matt  midwest  Michigan  indiana  illinois  minnesota  wisconsin  ohio  automotive-industry  agribusiness  logistics  regional-reports 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
Tech Talkin’ Govs, Part I: AR, AZ, CT, IA, ID, IN, KS, ND, SD, VT, WI - workforce, education top concerns - SSTI
SSTI again presents its latest round of Tech Talkin’ Govs, where governors’ comments about TBED issues are excerpted from their state of the state and inaugural addresses. Today’s roundup includes STEM spending and workforce development in Idaho, education in Arizona, manufacturing in Connecticut and a nod to technological change in North Dakota, inaugural addresses from new governors in Vermont and Indiana, and more reports from governors who gave their addresses on the 10th. Next week the Digest will continue with Part II of Tech Talkin’ Govs featuring news from the next round of addresses.
technology-based-economic-development  government-policy  regional-reports  arizona  arkansas  iowa  indiana  Kansas  north-dakota  south-dakota  vermont  wisconsin  Around-the-web  this-week-373 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
Glenn Rieder Expands Operations In West Allis, Wisconsin - Area Development
Glenn Rieder, a national provider of architectural millwork and custom interior finishes, will expand its production plant in West Allis, Wisconsin.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  wisconsin  midwest 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
Colbert Packaging Corporation To Relocate Operations-Warehouse Facility To Kenosha, Wisconsin - Area Development
Colbert Packaging Corporation, a leading manufacturer of folding cartons, rigid setup boxes, and paperboard specialty products, plans to relocate its flexographic packaging operation and related warehousing services to a 173,000 square-foot building on 16-acres at the Business Park of Kenosha, Wisconsin.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  warehouse-facility  packaging  wisconsin  midwest  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  milwaukee 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Custom Painted Vehicles Expands Its Franksville, Wisconsin, Operations Complex - Area Development
Custom Painted Vehicles, Inc. just completed the purchase of a 33,000 square foot building that triples the size of its current location located within the same Racine County commercial business park at 4234 Courtney Road in Franksville, Wisconsin.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  wisconsin  midwest 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Toledo Molding & Die Establishes Manufacturing Complex In Beloit, Wisconsin - Area Development
Toledo Molding & Die Inc., a global supplier of interior and air/fluid management systems to the automotive industry, is establishing operations in Beloit, Wisconsin. The company is expected to create 118 new jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  wisconsin  midwest  automotive-industry  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Immucor, Inc. Expands Operations Center In Brookfield, Wisconsin - Area Development
Immucor, Inc. is expanding its operation at 20925 Crossroads Circle in the Town of Brookfield, Wisconsin. The company will invest $1.58 million in facility upgrades and new equipment, and expects to add up to 64 new employees.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  wisconsin  midwest  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
California's Inland Empire reels after losing hundreds of blue-collar jobs - LA Times
The Inland Empire, one of California’s poorest regions, has enjoyed a micro-boom in manufacturing employment, which has increased 15% since 2010. The region, which includes Riverside and San Bernardino counties, also has been buoyed in recent years by retail giant Amazon, which has leased massive warehouses that require packagers and truckers to transport those packages.
inland-empire  california  regional-reports  economic-recovery  furniture-industry  wisconsin  north-carolina  Around-the-web  this-week-363 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Remedy Analytics Expands Operations-Workforce In Milwaukee, Wisconsin - Area Development
Remedy Analytics, Inc. is expanding its operations at 234 West Florida Street in the Walker’s Point neighborhood of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The company anticipates hiring 27 full-time associates, doubling its workforce.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  wisconsin  midwest  milwaukee  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
American Packaging Corporation Plans Satellite Operation In DeForest, Wisconsin - Area Development
American Packaging Corporation, a 114-year-old industry-leading flexible packaging converter, is investing $50 million in the first phase of a new satellite facility in DeForest, Wisconsin.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  packaging  packaging-industry  wisconsin  midwest  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Denali Ingredients Plans Major Expansion At Manufacturing-Research Hub In New Berlin, Wisconsin - Area Development
Denali Ingredients, a leading ingredients supplier to the food manufacturing industry, opened its newly designed manufacturing, research and operations hub at 2400 S Calhoun Rd. in New Berlin, Wisconsin.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  food-industry  food-processing  wisconsin  midwest 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
Alliance Laundry Systems Plans $62.6 Million Expansion At Ripon, Wisconsin, Headquarters-Manufacturing Center - Area Development
Alliance Laundry Systems, the leading global commercial laundry equipment provider, plans a $62.6 million expansion to its operations hub in Ripon, Wisconsin. The project will add 225,000 square feet of new buildings including the construction of a new North America Sales and Marketing Headquarters and the conversion of an existing warehouse into a manufacturing facility. It is estimated that the project will add 200 new permanent jobs to the local workforce.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  wisconsin  midwest  headquarters 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
Milwaukee Tool Begins Expansion Plan At Brookfield, Wisconsin, Manufacturing Complex - Area Development
Milwaukee Tool expects to add 600 associates to its workforce during the next five years, as a result of its proposed $33 million, 200,000 square foot headquarters expansion in Brookfield, Wisconsin.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  wisconsin  midwest  manufacturing  jobs  headquarters  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
National Decision Support Company Opens Research-Development Headquarters In Madison, Wisconsin - Area Development
A company that provides integrated solutions, National Decision Support Company is opening new research and development headquarters in in Madison, Wisconsin. The company's new software development headquarters is located in the historic Jackman Building, which overlooks the Wisconsin State Capitol in downtown Madison.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  headquarters  research&development  wisconsin  midwest  madison  technology  tech 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
Little Potato Company Locates U.S. Operations Center In DeForest, Wisconsin - Area Development
The Little Potato Company, a specialty potato producer, will locate its U.S. head office and processing, washing, packing and storage facility in DeForest, Wisconsin. The company has a similar head office and facility in Alberta, Canada.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  wisconsin  midwest  food-industry  food-processing  headquarters  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
Solomon Corporation To Locate Manufacturing Center In Prairie Du Chien, Wisconsin - Area Development
Solomon Corporation, a premier distribution electrical transformer company, will invest more than $2 million to expand its manufacturing operations in Prairie Du Chien, Wisconsin.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  wisconsin  midwest 
march 2016 by areadevelopment
Milwaukee Wisconsin’s Global Water Center Plans Second Campus - Area Development
The rapid fulfillment of leasing opportunities in Milwaukee’s Global Water Center since the building’s completion in 2013 has led to the purchase of a second, nearby, building to house additional companies seeking to tap the growing network of industry resources located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin’s burgeoning Water Technology District.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  wisconsin  midwest  milwaukee  water-availability 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
Johnson Controls to merge with Tyco International in blockbuster deal - Milwaukee Business Journal
A major deal between the Ireland-based Tyco and the Glendale-based Johnson Controls will create a new global buildings and energy products company based in Cork, Ireland. The company will be renamed Johnson Controls PLC, and will maintain North American operational headquarters in Milwaukee.
Around-the-web  Matt  energy  headquarters  milwaukee  wisconsin  midwest 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
W. P. Carey Inc.’s CPA:18 Global Acquires Industrial Site And Headquarters In Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin - Area Development
W. P. Carey Inc., a global net lease real estate investment trust specializing in corporate sale-leaseback and build-to-suit financing and the acquisition of single-tenant net lease properties, announced that CPA:18 – Global, one of its managed non-traded REITs, acquired a 550,000-square-foot corporate headquarters and industrial printing facility for approximately $23 million in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  leaseback  headquarters  industrial-real-estate  REITs  real-estate  wisconsin  midwest  corporate-headquarters 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
Industrial Diversification Helps Midwest Meet Today’s Economic Challenges
The economy of the Midwest is being whipsawed these days, as some robustly positive trends struggle to offset some negative ones, and the tensions manifest themselves in development as well as in the economy as a whole.
economic-development  site-selection  midwest  manufacturing  regional-reports  area-development-features  Matt  automotive-industry  indiana  illinois  iowa  wisconsin  minnesota  ohio  missouri  Michigan  side-insider-1-20-16 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
SC Aviation Expands Its Janesville, Wisconsin Aircraft Facility - Area Development
SC Aviation plans a 36,000 square foot, $22.5 million expansion of its current 12,000 square foot hangar facility in Janesville, Wisconsin.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  wisconsin  midwest  Aerospace  aviation  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
IPM Foods Relocates To Janesville, Wisconsin - Area Development
IPM Foods, a contract manufacturer and packager of soups and various foods, is relocating operations to a 150,000-square-foot production hub at East Side Business Park, located at 4298 Capital Circle in Janesville, Wisconsin.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  wisconsin  midwest  manufacturing  food-processing 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
Dollar General Corporation Begins Construction On Distribution Center In Janesville, Wisconsin - Area Development
Dollar General Corporation started construction on its new state-of-the-art distribution center in Janesville, Wisconsin. It will be the 14th facility in the retailer’s growing distribution network.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  distribution-centers  retail  wisconsin  midwest 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
New Fox Valley Tech 'manufacturing mall' built around collaboration - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The 12,000-square-foot building in Neenah is home to Grassroots Machining, Industrial Machine Services, J.W. Welding and Northern Compressor.

It's a one-stop shop for everything from engineering and product prototypes to metal fabrication and machine maintenance.
industry-clusters  innovation-centers  collabarative-workspace  regional-reports  milwaukee  wisconsin  university-economic-development  technical-colleges  Around-the-web  this-week-331 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
Manufacturing jobs part of Wisconsin's future - greenbaypressgazette.com
he craftsmanship of the Badger State is responsible for the legendary rumble of Harley Davidson engines, elegant designs of Kohler bathroom fixtures and iconic Case tractors. The lifeblood of this northern Wisconsin community involves crafting that raw steel into Littoral Combat Ships, the U.S. Navy’s newest class of warship.
wisconsin  regional-reports  u.s.-manufacturing  Around-the-web  this-week-329 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
‘National Manufacturing Month’ is about Oshkosh - thenorthwestern.com - Oshkosh Wisconsin
National Manufacturing Month gives all of us pause to consider what manufacturing is, its value to our regional and U.S. economies, and the work that such businesses and their workers engage in — all while energizing a future pipeline of skilled workers.
Around-the-web  wisconsin  economic-development-news  opinion 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
Vets Plus Expands Its Menomonie, Wisconsin, Warehouse-Packaging Center - Area Development
Vets Plus, Inc., a leading manufacturer of health and nutritional supplements for both food and companion animals, is expanding its operations campus in Menomonie, Wisconsin. The company will add 78,000 square feet of warehouse and packaging facilities.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  food-processing  warehouse-facility  packaging  wisconsin  midwest 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
Dollar General Corp Plans 1-Million-Square-foot Distribution Center In Janesville, Wisconsin - Area Development
Dollar General Corp., one of the nation’s largest small-box discount retailers, is planning to build an approximately 1-million-square-foot distribution center in Janesville, Wisconsin. The company plans to hire 552 full-time employees by 2019.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  wisconsin  midwest  distribution-facility  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  retail 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
Seda Packaging North America Plans Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin, Production Facility - Area Development
Seda Packaging North America, the Italian-owned manufacturer of food packaging, plans to expand in the Village of Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin. The facility features state-of-the-art production capabilities with high definition flexo printing and employs 128 full-time workers.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  wisconsin  midwest  location-USA  FDI  jobs  warehouse-facility  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  manufacturing 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
Mortara Instrument Plans Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Manufacturing-Distribution Center - Area Development
Mortara Instrument, Inc., a designer, developer and manufacturer of diagnostic cardiology and patient monitoring technologies and the second largest manufacturer of ECG systems in the world, broke ground on its new manufacturing and distribution facility in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  distribution-facility  wisconsin  midwest  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  medical-device  medical-industry 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
India-Based Royal Enfield North America Plans Headquarters-Manufacturing Center In Milwaukee, Wisconsin - Area Development
Royal Enfield North America, a division of India-based Eicher Motors Ltd., opened North American operations and established its headquarters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  headquarters  manufacturing  location-USA  FDI  wisconsin  midwest  milwaukee  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
Allcast LLC Plans $14 Million Expansion Of Addison, Wisconsin, Manufacturing Center - Area Development
Allcast LLC, a custom aluminum die-casting manufacturer, is undertaking a $14 million expansion of its facility in Washington County, Wisconsin. The project expected to create 88 new jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  wisconsin  midwest  jobs  manufacturing  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
Airworthy Aerospace Industries Inc. Plans $4.6 Million Expansion At Its Manufacturing Facility In St. Croix, Wisconsin - Area Development
Airworthy Aerospace Industries Inc., a world-class aircraft interior provider, is investing $4.6 million to expand its operations in St. Croix County, Wisconsin. The company is expected to create 45 new jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Aerospace  wisconsin  midwest  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  manufacturing 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
No decision yet on HQ location for Johnson Controls automotive spinoff - Milwaukee Business Journal
Johnson Controls Inc. executives have not made a decision yet on where the corporate headquarters will be for the Automotive Experience segment that's being spun off into a separate publicly traded company, but it will still have a presence in Milwaukee.
corporate-headquarters  johnson-controls  milwaukee  wisconsin  site-selection  Around-the-web  this-week-316 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
Overpasses: A love story - Politico
With American transportation in crisis, why are we spending our money on massive new roads? An investigation of one city’s addiction to megahighways.
highways  infrastructure  transportation  wisconsin  government-policy  this-week-315  Around-the-web 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
Pabst Brewing Company Opens New Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Brewery - Area Development
Pabst Brewing Company, the world’s largest American owned brewer, will open a new brewery in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The brewery will be on the site of the original Pabst Brewery, which was founded in 1844.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  wisconsin  midwest  brewery  beverage-industry 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
Sargento Foods Plans $30 Million Expansion At Its Kiel And Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, Production Hubs - Area Development
Sargento Foods Inc. is investing $30 million to expand its production facility in Kiel and its technical center in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. As result of the project, about 140 jobs are expected to be created at those two facilities, as well as at the company’s corporate headquarters in Plymouth.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  wisconsin  midwest  food-processing  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
Great Northern Innovation Expands Polk County, Wisconsin, Manufacturing Plant - Area Development
Great Northern Innovation, which manufacturers vibrating screens and wear media for the mining industry, is expanding its operations in Polk County, Wisconsin. The project is expected to create 35 jobs in the northwestern part of the state.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  jobs  mining  wisconsin  midwest  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
Kapco Inc. Invests $7 Million To Expand Grafton, Wisconsin, Manufacturing Plant - Area Development
Kapco Inc., a metal stamping and fabrications company, is nearing completion on a 77,000-square-foot addition to its production complex in Grafton, Wisconsin. The company plans to create 100 jobs. The $7 million project in Ozaukee County will allow the company to increase its manufacturing space and add more equipment.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  metal-fabrication  metal  wisconsin  midwest  manufacturing  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
TIP Technologies Relocates To Waukesha, Wisconsin, Operations Center - Area Development
TIP Technologies, a provider of Quality Management Solutions, compliance, and shop floor execution software, is moving to a new office location at Tower Place in Waukesha, Wisconsin.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  software  wisconsin  midwest  headquarters 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
Collaboration with Wisconsin plastics manufacturer yields industry and research advances - U-W Madison News
Osswald, who is also on the company’s technical advisory board, says Teel is an ideal example of how companies in Wisconsin have used the university as a resource. Yet their relationship is far from a one-way street: Teel’s challenges allow Osswald and his students to confront relevant and contemporary issues in industry.
research-commercialization  university-economic-development  wisconsin  plastics  Around-the-web  this-week-309 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
Saint-Gobain Corp. Plans $11 Million Expansion At Its Portage, Wisconsin, Production Facility - Area Development
Saint-Gobain Corp. announced that the France-based world leader in the habitat and construction markets intends to expand its medical device manufacturing facility in Portage, Wisconsin. The Portage facility is a custom manufacturer of silicone and thermoplastic solutions for medical devices for ophthalmic, fluid delivery, and IV therapy systems.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  location-USA  FDI  wisconsin  midwest  medical-device  manufacturing  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  bioscience 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
Tom Still: Uncertain about mission of state economic agency? It’s called competition : Wsj
While some policymakers in Wisconsin have talked of doing away with state business loan programs or WEDC altogether, other states continue to march ahead with their own loan programs – and much more – in the race to create companies and jobs.
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may 2015 by areadevelopment
Gallina USA Expands Janesville, Wisconsin, Plant - Area Development
Gallina USA, a polycarbonate sheet and glazing systems manufacturer, plans a 40,000 square foot expansion to its manufacturing plant at Janesville's East Side Business Park in Janesville, Wisconsin.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  wisconsin  midwest  manufacturing 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
Wisconsin Assembly passes right-to-work on party line vote - Chicago Tribune
Wisconsin lawmakers voted along party lines Friday to make their state the 25th to enact right-to-work legislation, pushing a fast-tracked bill through the Assembly after an overnight debate and sending it on to Gov. Scott Walker for his promised signature.
right-to-work  wisconsin  government-policy  this-week-295  around-the-web 
march 2015 by areadevelopment
As Wisconsin Debates Right-to-Work, Gov. Walker Looks Ahead to 2016 - The Takeaway
This week, Wisconsin state lawmakers began debating a right-to-work law, as thousands of union leaders and their supporters protested at the state capitol.
around-the-web  this-week-294  right-to-work  organized-labor  wisconsin  government-policy 
february 2015 by areadevelopment
ConsortiEX Inc. Establishes Headquarters-Operations Hub In Milwaukee, Wisconsin - Area Development
Healthcare technology start-up ConsortiEX Inc. is establishing its headquarters and operations center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. ConsortiEX provides innovative information technology systems and services to manage the ordering, distribution and tracking of sterile injectable compounds for hospitals and their affiliated networks.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  headquarters  milwaukee  wisconsin  midwest  incentives-taxes-grants-loans  healthcare  high-tech 
february 2015 by areadevelopment
MI, OH, OK, TN, WI Budgets Highlight Workforce Development, Tax Credits - SSTI
This week, governors in Michigan, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Wisconsin unveiled their budget proposals. Included in the governors’ recommendations are several cases of agency restructuring and funds for workforce development, innovation tax credits, and other TBED-relevant issues.
tech-based-economic-development  government-policy  michigan  ohio  tennessee  wisconsin  this-week-292  around-the-web 
february 2015 by areadevelopment
British-Based 4imprint Plans $10.8 Million Expansion Project In Oshkosh, Wisconsin - Area Development
British-based 4imprint Inc., an international direct marketer of promotional products, is expanding its offices and production facilities, a $10.8 million project expected to create 150 new jobs in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  location-usa  fdi  wisconsin  midwest  jobs  incentives-taxes-grants-loans 
january 2015 by areadevelopment
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