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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

Mark R. Hogan Op-Ed: Investing in workforce of the future

May 30, 2017

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp., along with the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development and other state agencies, is aggressively developing initiatives to meet the workforce demands of today – and tomorrow. Read More

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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

WEDC awards $250,000 grant to Milwaukee County for redevelopment project

June 19, 2017

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) has awarded a $250,000 Community Development Investment Grant to Milwaukee County for the $21 million  renovation of an underutilized historic industrial building on North 4th Street in Milwaukee. Read More

WEDC awards grant to Prairie du Chien to support downtown redevelopment project

June 14, 2017

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) has awarded a $33,750 grant to the city of Prairie du Chien to support a downtown redevelopment project. Read More

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