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Haribo to build $242 million plant in Pleasant Prairie

March 24, 2017

Haribo of America Inc. plans to build its first U.S. manufacturing facility in Pleasant Prairie, describing it as “one of the largest facilities in the confectionery industry.” Read More

Press Release: German candy-maker HARIBO selects Wisconsin for first North American manufacturing facility

March 24, 2017

Governor Scott Walker today announced that HARIBO, the German-based confectionery company and maker of the popular “GoldBear” gummi candies, has selected Kenosha County as the site of its first manufacturing facility in North America. Read More

Business Plan Contest entries reflect market trends — and state’s economic diversity

March 20, 2017

The annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest has always been a canary in a high-tech coal mine, chirping out alerts about the kinds of businesses emerging in the state’s economic sectors. Read More

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Milwaukee high-tech company receives $200,000 state technology development loan

March 14, 2017

Scanalytics Inc., a Milwaukee company that has developed proprietary technology to measure real-time customer behavior through intelligent floor sensors, has received a $200,000 loan from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC). Read More

WEDC awards $700,000 in grants to support local efforts to provide seed funding for startups

March 07, 2017

Three economic development organizations have been awarded a total of $700,000 in matching grants from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) to be used to provide seed funding for technology-based startups and early-stage companies. Read More

Madison-based health care IT startup certified as Qualified New Business Venture

February 28, 2017

Madison-based Health eFilings LLC has received Qualified New Business Venture (QNBV) certification from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC). Read More

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