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Stevens Point Journal: Celebrating Canada Week In Wisconsin

November 30, 2015

From Stevens Point Journal (November 6, 2015) Wisconsinites celebrated our state’s important trade relationship with Canada in October 2015. This crucial partnership resulted in Canada purchasing $7.9 billion of Wisconsin products in 2014. Learn more about the strong relationship between our state and our northern neighbor. Read More

MSW Magazine: Milwaukee’s Booming Water Business

November 30, 2015

From Municipal Sewer & Water (November 10, 2015) Milwaukee is experiencing a flood of water technology. From the Global Water Center to the UW-Milwaukee School of Freshwater Sciences, Wisconsin’s largest city is becoming a global center of water expertise. Read more about the water innovation happening in Milwaukee. Read More

Xconomy: Cellular Dynamics Continues to Innovate Under New Ownership

November 30, 2015

From Xconomy (November 25, 2015) The Cellular Dynamics International team recently focused on producing induced pluripotent stem cells. A March 2015 acquisition by Fujifilm hasn’t changed the company’s commitment to innovation. However, the company’s business model may shift toward in-house drug development. Read more about this company and shifts in how its team does business. Read More

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WEDC Hires New Chief Financial Officer

November 23, 2015

Brian Nowicki brings 15+ years of government, economic development accounting experience to position MADISON, WI. Nov. 23, 2015 – The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) has tabbed Brian Nowicki as its new chief financial officer. Nowicki comes to WEDC from Madison College, where he has served as controller since 2014. Previously, Nowicki spent 15 years […] Read More

Wisconsin Companies Invited to Explore International Business Growth in Canada, Mexico Trade Ventures

November 16, 2015

North American neighbor countries are Wisconsin’s top two export markets, providing plentiful opportunities for market expansion MADISON, WI. Nov. 16, 2015 – The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) invites companies to participate in upcoming global trade ventures to Mexico and Canada. Wisconsin’s two biggest export markets, Canada and Mexico together account for nearly 50 percent […] Read More

State Grant Helps Downtown Redevelopment

November 10, 2015

Assistance from Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation will support renovation of high-profile downtown property MADISON, WI. Nov. 10, 2015 – The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) has awarded a $500,000 grant to the City of Eau Claire to help fund the renovation of the Oxbow Hotel, located on a neglected gateway property that once housed the […] Read More

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