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As you look for the ideal location for your next business site, we encourage you to consider Wisconsin. Read more about how our state’s strong business climate, unmatched strength in traditional and emerging industries, skilled workforce and well-coordinated economic development network deliver a business environment geared for success.

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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 Award Winners

Each year, the governor salutes state firms and organizations that have achieved extraordinary results in international markets or have contributed to Wisconsin’s ability to compete in the global economy. Learn more about this award and the most recent Export Award winners.

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News In Wisconsin

  • Journal Sentinel: WEDC’s bold approach to economic development

    From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (May 16, 2015) By Reed E. Hall Secretary and CEO Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation When the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation was established in July 2011, its primary mission was clear: respond quickly to the needs of the business community by working hand in hand with companies, economic development organizations and […]
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  • Up to $8 million in Wisconsin Fast Forward grants available to employers for customized worker training

    Nine categories for employers, partners to submit proposals in Round 4 MADISON – Department of Workforce Development (DWD) Secretary Reggie Newson today announced up to $8 million is available for new customized worker training grants in nine occupational areas as part of Round 4 of Governor Walker’s Wisconsin Fast Forward (WFF) initiative. “Wisconsin Fast Forward […]
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Press Releases

  • 10 Growing Food or Beverage Companies to Benefit from New Accelerator

    WEDC awards grant to FaB Wisconsin for new year-long program Milwaukee, May 26, 2015 – FaB (Food and Beverage) Wisconsin has worked in collaboration with the Food Finance Institute at the University of Wisconsin Extension, and now Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), to bring Wisconsin’s food and beverage industry a much needed food finance accelerator: […]
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  • WERCBench Labs Seeks Builders, Makers, Entrepreneurs

    WEDC awards grant for new M-WERC immersive program for technology innovators Milwaukee, May 13, 2015 – Led by an experienced team and more than 60 world-class mentors, up to 15 start-ups including teams and individuals from a variety of funding stages will participate in a unique program this summer to build products and scale up […]
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