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Trustbelt – Going Global: Spotlight on Wisconsin Manufacturing in April

May 02, 2016

Wisconsin’s strength in manufacturing, including its workforce, infrastructure and pro-business climate were on full display during the month of April at events reaching national and global audiences. Read More

Area Development: Little Potato Co. Locates U.S. Operations Center in DeForest, Wisconsin

April 08, 2016

The Alberta-based company will invest over $20 million in its new 130,000 square-foot facility, equipment and other initiatives. Read More

Milwaukee Business Journal: Water Industry Firms with Milwaukee-Area Offices to Combine in $795M Deal

March 31, 2016

Edmonton, Alberta-based Stantec has 15,000 employees at more than 250 locations, including an office in Mequon. Broomfield, Colo.-based MWH has 6,800 employees and a network of about 187 offices in 26 countries, including an office in downtown Milwaukee. Read More

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News Releases

25 School Districts Selected for Fab Labs Equipment Funding

May 02, 2016

Preparing students for the future workforce MADISON, WI. May 2, 2016 – Gov. Scott Walker and WEDC announced the first recipients of the Wisconsin’s Fabrication Laboratories (Fab Labs) Grant Program. Read More

Trade Venture to Germany Opens Doors for Wisconsin Businesses

April 25, 2016

Wisconsin businesses join WEDC to attend Hannover Messe trade fair MADISON, WI. April 25, 2016 – The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) will lead a global trade venture to Germany to participate in Hannover Messe, the world’s largest industrial trade fair, in Germany April 25-29, 2016. For the first time since the show’s 1947 inception, […] Read More

David J. Drury Joins WEDC Board

April 22, 2016

Participates in first board meeting at Schlitz Park in Milwaukee MADISON, WI. April 22, 2016 – Governor Walker appointed David J. Drury to the board of directors of Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) where he will serve as treasurer and a member of the audit and budget and finance committees. Drury is currently a partner […] Read More

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