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Consultants: I-41 cities must invest in talent

October 24, 2016

APPLETON – Inside an airplane hangar at the Appleton International Airport Thursday, a trio of consultants offered a frank take on the Fox Valley’s need to develop a nimble workforce, and its progress in promoting the region as a unit. This year’s event brought four site selectors from across the country on a tour of […] Read More

How Milwaukee Shook Off the Rust

October 19, 2016

The drive into Milwaukee once offered a sweeping vista of the American industrial apocalypse. Abandoned factories and decaying smokestacks cast shadows over rusting rail yards, weed-choked lots, heaps of junked automobiles and small mountains of sand, coal and salt. The odor from the slaughterhouses, a massive coal-fired power plant and, especially, a yeast factory wafted […] Read More

Blog: How Others View Wisconsin Matters in a Global Economy

October 17, 2016

About three-dozen people from Germany recently visited and wanted to talk about why companies should set up shop in Wisconsin versus the East or West coasts. It was a discussion that touched on some of the state’s strengths, as well as a few of its enduring challenges. Read More

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Catalent Pharma Solutions Expanding in Madison

October 21, 2016

Global company expected to double its workforce by adding 100+ jobs MADISON, Oct. 21, 2016 – Catalent Pharma Solutions, a global provider of drug delivery technologies and development solutions, is expanding its operations in Madison – a project expected to create more than 100 new jobs. Catalent will add more than 22,000 square feet at […] Read More

Colbert Packaging Corporation to Establish Operations in Kenosha

October 18, 2016

Manufacturer expected to bring more than 100 new jobs to Wisconsin KENOSHA, OCT. 18, 2016 – Governor Scott Walker and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) joined Colbert Packaging Corporation, a leading manufacturer of folding cartons, rigid setup boxes, and paperboard specialty products, today in unveiling plans to relocate its flexographic packaging operation and related warehousing […] Read More

Application Period Now Open for Fab Lab Grants

October 11, 2016

Grant helps public schools equip fabrication laboratories; application deadline is December 15 MADISON, Oct. 11, 2016 – Governor Scott Walker and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) announced today that WEDC is now accepting applications for the Fabrication Laboratories (Fab Lab) Grant Program, which provides funding to help public schools build or expand Fab Labs […] Read More

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