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Xconomy: Cellular Dynamics Continues to Innovate Under New Ownership

November 30, 2015

From Xconomy (November 25, 2015) The Cellular Dynamics International team recently focused on producing induced pluripotent stem cells. A March 2015 acquisition by Fujifilm hasn’t changed the company’s commitment to innovation. However, the company’s business model may shift toward in-house drug development. Read more about this company and shifts in how its team does business. Read More

BizTimes: Rexnord dives into Milwaukee’s water initiative

October 05, 2015

From BizTimes (October 5, 2015) Rexnord has moved its corporate offices into Milwaukee’s Global Water Center. In addition, company officials announced in June that the headquarters of its subsidiary Zurn Industries would be established in the Reed Street Yards. Read more about the company’s commitment to the water management industry in Wisconsin on Read More

Journal Sentinel: Wisconsin Delegation Returns

September 28, 2015

From Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (September 22, 2015) The Wisconsin delegation returned from a trade mission to Japan and Taiwan. During the trade mission, delegation members, including Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch met with business propsects about attracting Asian companies to Wisconsin. Read the full story on Read More

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WEDC Hires New Chief Financial Officer

November 23, 2015

Brian Nowicki brings 15+ years of government, economic development accounting experience to position MADISON, WI. Nov. 23, 2015 – The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) has tabbed Brian Nowicki as its new chief financial officer. Nowicki comes to WEDC from Madison College, where he has served as controller since 2014. Previously, Nowicki spent 15 years […] Read More

Wisconsin Companies Invited to Explore International Business Growth in Canada, Mexico Trade Ventures

November 16, 2015

North American neighbor countries are Wisconsin’s top two export markets, providing plentiful opportunities for market expansion MADISON, WI. Nov. 16, 2015 – The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) invites companies to participate in upcoming global trade ventures to Mexico and Canada. Wisconsin’s two biggest export markets, Canada and Mexico together account for nearly 50 percent […] Read More

State Grant Helps Downtown Redevelopment

November 10, 2015

Assistance from Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation will support renovation of high-profile downtown property MADISON, WI. Nov. 10, 2015 – The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) has awarded a $500,000 grant to the City of Eau Claire to help fund the renovation of the Oxbow Hotel, located on a neglected gateway property that once housed the […] Read More

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