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Who will build the next tech hub?

June 26, 2017

While all of America’s top-ranked tech cities have a highly-skilled and highly-educated workforce, a whole host of other factors could shape which city is best positioned to be the next Silicon Valley. That’s a key takeaway from a new index created by real estate firm Cushman & Wakefield that identifies America’s 25 leading high-tech metro areas in 2016. Madison, Wis. came in at No. 10. Read More

HATCH to spawn enterprise in central Wisconsin

June 21, 2017

Central Wisconsin could be the birthplace of the country's next high-tech business innovation. That's one possible outcome for HATCH, a new competition for entrepreneurs to make community connections and earn $2,000 in start-up funds. HATCH, is geared to business ideas that can scale up to a national level. Read More

Austrian manufacturer Alpla Inc. establishing plant in West Bend

June 08, 2017

Alpla, Inc, an Austrian plastics manufacturer has acquired Gehl Foods’ bottle-making operation and is establishing its 14th North American manufacturing plant in West Bend. Read More

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State grant to help boost redevelopment project in downtown Superior

June 27, 2017

The City of Superior has received a $109,877 state grant to help redevelop an old beer distribution warehouse into a new craft brewery – a project expected to spur further development downtown. Read More

State leaders join Governor Walker in celebrating success of state’s cheese industry

June 26, 2017

Governor Scott Walker, Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) Secretary Ben Brancel and Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) Secretary and CEO Mark R. Hogan will visit six cheese companies throughout the state today as part of the Wisconsin’s Dairy Month activities. Read More

Black River Falls Industrial Park site earns state’s Certified In Wisconsin designation

June 22, 2017

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) announced that it has designated a portion of the Black River Falls Industrial Park as a Certified In Wisconsin® development-ready site. Read More

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