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Border Wars Continue – and Illinois Isn’t Winning

September 29, 2016

It’s little secret to commercial real estate pros who do business near the Illinois/Wisconsin border: There’s a war going on between the states to attract new industrial projects. It’s no secret, either, which side is winning most of these battles. “If there’s a project that can go in Illinois or go north of the border to […] Read More

Marquette, A.O. Smith collaborate on water technology study

September 28, 2016

Innovation in water engineering, sensors and data-gathering will be a crucial competitive advantage for manufacturing-driven economies such as metro Milwaukee, according to a new report issued Tuesday from Marquette University, A.O. Smith Corp. and the U.S. Council on Competitiveness. Read more. Read More

Water Groups Announce Collaboration

September 27, 2016

The Water Council has launched an institute to commercialize promising water technologies with industrial partners. The ICE Institute, which stands for Innovation, Commercialization Exchange, will aggregate, evaluate and connect emerging technologies around water issues. It is working in partnership with the Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer, Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. and Alliance for Water Stewardship. Read […] Read More

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WEDC Earns International Awards for Economic Development

September 29, 2016

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) has received two awards of excellence from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC), the world’s largest economic development organization. Read More

Toledo Molding & Die Establishing Operations in Beloit

September 28, 2016

Toledo Molding & Die Inc. (TMD), a global supplier of interior and air/fluid management systems to the automotive industry, is establishing operations in Beloit, a project expected to create 118 new jobs. Read More

Wisconsin and Germany Formalize Water Technology Collaboration with Memorandum of Understanding

September 26, 2016

Top executives from The Water Council, based in Milwaukee, and the German Water Partnership, located in Berlin, today committed to cooperation aimed at promoting economic development and providing assistance to companies seeking to establish and expand their presence in each other’s markets. Read More

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