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Wisconsin State Journal: Sub-Zero/Wolf to build $62 million plant addition

August 03, 2015

(From the Wisconsin State Journal – Aug. 2, 2015) Sub-Zero Group, maker of the upscale Sub-Zero and Wolf kitchen appliances, will build a $62 million addition onto one of its Fitchburg plants and plans to hire 300 employees over the next three years. Sub-Zero officials chose the Fitchburg site in July over a location in Kentucky […] Read More

Janesville-Beloit MSA Ranked No. 1 in US for Job Growth

July 06, 2015

According to the 2015 Best Cities for Job Growth, which is an index released by NewGeography.com, the Janesville-Beloit Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) was ranked #1 in the U.S. – in the small cities category – for Information Sector Jobs.  This index, which measures and calculates industry sector employment data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor […] Read More

Biz Times: New ExporTech Sessions Begin in July

June 29, 2015

From BizTimes (June 29, 2015) Since the Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership’s ExporTech program started in 2010, approximately 400 statewide companies have graduated. Graduates have averaged $900,000 in new export revenue in nine months after completing the program, and two manufacturers have won Governor’s Export Achievement Awards. The most recent group of six companies graduated on […] Read More

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State grant helps reawaken Wisconsin Rapids Tribune building

August 31, 2015

Assistance from Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation will support renovation of historic riverfront property MADISON, WI. August 31, 2015 – The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) has awarded a $472,000 grant to the City of Wisconsin Rapids to help fund the renovation of the Tribune building site, centrally located in downtown Wisconsin Rapids along the Wisconsin […] Read More

WEDC Partners with Doyenne Group to Support Women Entrepreneurs

August 27, 2015

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation grant provides capital for women-led ventures MADISON, August 27, 2015 – The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) has awarded a $200,000 grant to Madison-based Doyenne Group Inc. to support women-led innovative ventures in Wisconsin. The Doyenne Evergreen Fund will provide $400,000 in early-stage capital sourced from a WEDC Capital Catalyst Program […] Read More

Mortara Breaks Ground on New Milwaukee Manufacturing Facility

August 21, 2015

Company plans to add more than 150 new jobs over the next five years MILWAUKEE – Mortara Instrument, Inc. (Mortara), a Milwaukee-based designer, developer and manufacturer of diagnostic cardiology and patient monitoring technologies and the second largest manufacturer of ECG systems in the world, broke ground today for its new Milwaukee manufacturing and distribution facility. […] Read More

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