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Racine Journal-Times: Leman to build $7.1M addition; projects 36+ new jobs

April 01, 2015

Leman USA, an international logistics provider and freight forwarder, plans a $7.1 million expansion of its U.S. headquarters operation here. The village board and community development authority both unanimously approved a development agreement with Leman and up to $150,000 in tax increment funding Tuesday evening at Sturtevant Village Hall, 2801 89th St. Leman, 1860 Renaissance […] Read More

BizTimes: Manufacturers picked up the pace in March

March 31, 2015

Manufacturing activity in southeastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois saw an uptick in growth in March, according to a new report. The Marquette-ISM Report on Manufacturing showed the seasonally adjusted Purchasing Managers Index was at 53.25 in March, up from 50.32 in February. Any number more than 50 indicates growth, while less than 50 signals contraction. […] Read More

BizTimes: YPWeek Wisconsin adds two new cities

March 26, 2015

Wisconsin’s first-ever large scale YPWeek program has continued to pique the interest of cities across the state as Sheboygan and Fond du Lac draw their young professional networks into the lineup of events. YPWeek Wisconsin, modeled after Newaukee’s Young Professionals Week, will be held April 11-18 with a focus on drumming up conversation and action […] Read More

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Racine Receives $1 Million State Grant for Machinery Row Redevelopment Project

April 01, 2015

 WEDC’s Idle Industrial Sites Redevelopment grant provides key assistance to project that revitalizes Root River corridor MADISON, WI. April 1, 2015 – The City of Racine has been awarded a $1 million grant from the state’s Idle Industrial Sites Redevelopment Program, an initiative that helps help spur the redevelopment of abandoned properties throughout Wisconsin. The […] Read More

City of Oak Creek Receives $1 Million State Grant for Downtown Project

March 24, 2015

WEDC’s Idle Industrial Sites Redevelopment grant plays key role in bringing new medical office building to city’s downtown center MADISON, WI. March 24, 2015 – The City of Oak Creek has been awarded a $1 million grant from the state’s Idle Industrial Sites Redevelopment Program, an initiative that helps spur the redevelopment of abandoned properties […] Read More

Fetch Rewards Receives $500,000 State Loan

March 18, 2015

Assistance from Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation will help innovative company expand its market and create new jobs MADISON, WI. March 18, 2015 – Fetch Rewards Inc., a Madison startup company that has developed an app that streamlines and simplifies grocery shopping, has received a $500,000 loan from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) to help […] Read More

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