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In Wisconsin

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Wisconsin has taken great strides to make our state a better place for your business. We’ve created an environment that is truly pro-business and combined it with our great location and highly skilled workforce. It’s the right combination of advantages that make Wisconsin the right place for your business.

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Wisconsin Manufacturing and Agriculture Credit

Wisconsin is well known for our manufacturing leadership. And because innovations in this industry continue to create a competitive advantage for our state, we provide specific incentives to manufacturers to maximize their production here. Chief among them is the Manufacturing and Agriculture Credit, which virtually eliminates the tax on income from manufacturing activity in the state.

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Governor’s Export Achievement Awards

Nominate a Wisconsin company or organization that has achieved extraordinary results in international markets for a Governor's Export Achievement Award. We will accept applications until 5 PM, CST, January 30, 2015.

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A quarterly e-newsletter distributed by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), Insource provides a comprehensive perspective on economic development in Wisconsin.

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Subscribe to InterConnect to receive quarterly international business development news and market updates.

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Subscribe to InSite to receive monthly news alerts and industry analysis to help inform site selection plans.

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News In Wisconsin

  • Governor’s Business Plan Contest open for 2015 entries through Jan. 31

    MADISON – The 12th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest is accepting entries online for the 2015 competition until 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015. The contest is designed to encourage entrepreneurs in the seed, startup and early growth stages of high-tech businesses in Wisconsin. The contest links up-and-coming entrepreneurs with a statewide network of […]

  • Crain’s Chicago Business: Another manufacturer jumps the border to Wisconsin

    A small manufacturer near Rockford, IL,  will move to Wisconsin, citing tax incentives and other benefits. Chicago Fittings will move to Beloit, about 25 miles north of its current headquarters in Belvidere. Plans are in place to break ground next spring on a 30,000-square-foot building in Beloit’s Gateway Business Park. The company would own the […]

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Press Releases

  • Pratt Industries Selects Wisconsin for Midwest Expansion

    New manufacturing facility to create 140 new jobs in Beloit Madison – Pratt Industries, America’s leading 100 percent recycled paper-packaging company, announced today it would begin construction on a new $52 million corrugated box factory in Beloit next spring, a project expected to create 140 new jobs. “I’m pleased that Pratt Industries—after seriously considering sites […]

  • Appleton Coated Management Team Purchases Company

    WEDC assists with acquisition to ensure company’s commitment to Wisconsin December 19, 2014 – Appleton Coated, a leader in the coated paper industry, has been purchased by Virtus Holdings LLC, a new company formed by members of Appleton Coated’s management team. Virtus Holdings purchased the company from a subsidiary of Sequana SA, which had been […]

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