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Mallinckrodt to Acquire Stratatech Corporation

August 15, 2016

Mallinckrodt plc, a leading global specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that it has entered into a merger agreement with Stratatech Corporation, a privately held regenerative medicine company focused on the development of unique, proprietary skin substitute products. Read more here. Read More

Orbitec to Develop Astronaut Life Support Systems Hardy Enough to Travel to Mars

August 11, 2016

Madison-based Orbital Technologies Corp., or Orbitec, will be part of a contract that parent company Sierra Nevada Corp. has clinched to develop a prototype living environment for astronauts that could go on missions to Mars and elsewhere in deep space. Read More

Eagle Technology Continues International Expansion

August 08, 2016

Harshad Shah attributes the company’s recent success to the resources available in Wisconsin. In early 2016, Eagle Technology completed the ExporTech™ Program for export readiness and expansion. As a result, the company moved from a reactive to a proactive export strategy—choosing export markets strategically rather than waiting for inquiries and orders to come in from abroad. Read More

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Bunker Labs Launches Program to Serve Veteran Entrepreneurs

August 30, 2016

A new program aimed at helping military veterans throughout Wisconsin start and grow their businesses will accept at least 10 teams and individuals into its inaugural business accelerator program this fall. The Innovator Academy, presented by Bunker Labs Wisconsin and funded in part with a first-of-its-kind $95,000 grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), will offer veteran-led startups training, workspace and access to mentors and investors in a peer-to-peer learning environment. Read More

Immucor Expanding Operation in Waukesha County

August 29, 2016

Immucor, Inc. is expanding its operation in the Town of Brookfield, located at 20925 Crossroads Circle. The company will invest $1.58 million in facility upgrades and new equipment, and expects to add up to 64 new employees. Most of the new hires will be highly skilled technical specialists, such as R&D scientists and chemists. These capital and staff investments will enable Immucor to significantly increase sales of products manufactured at its Brookfield location, more than half of which will be sold to overseas customers. Read More

Shullsburg Selected as Wisconsin’s Newest Main Street Community

August 24, 2016

The City of Shullsburg has been designated as a Wisconsin Main Street community by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), joining a select group of communities that have demonstrated a sustained commitment to downtown revitalization. Read More

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