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Trustbelt – Going Global: Spotlight on Wisconsin Manufacturing in April

May 02, 2016

Wisconsin’s strength in manufacturing, including its workforce, infrastructure and pro-business climate were on full display during the month of April at events reaching national and global audiences. Read More

Area Development: Little Potato Co. Locates U.S. Operations Center in DeForest, Wisconsin

April 08, 2016

The Alberta-based company will invest over $20 million in its new 130,000 square-foot facility, equipment and other initiatives. Read More

Milwaukee Business Journal: Water Industry Firms with Milwaukee-Area Offices to Combine in $795M Deal

March 31, 2016

Edmonton, Alberta-based Stantec has 15,000 employees at more than 250 locations, including an office in Mequon. Broomfield, Colo.-based MWH has 6,800 employees and a network of about 187 offices in 26 countries, including an office in downtown Milwaukee. Read More

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9 Wisconsin Companies Receive Governor’s New Product Award

May 19, 2016

Businesses honored in Milwaukee for developing innovative products to help drive state’s economy MADISON, WI. May 19, 2016–Nine companies have been named the recipients of the Governor’s New Product Award, which recognizes Wisconsin’s leading manufacturers who have contributed to the state’s economic growth through the development, manufacturing and marketing of new and innovative products. “Innovations […] Read More

WEDC Awards Community Development Investment Grants to Six Communities

May 19, 2016

State grants will boost downtown redevelopment projects MADISON, WI. May 19, 2016–The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) has awarded Community Development Investment (CDI) Grants to six Wisconsin communities to support community development and redevelopment efforts. “Vibrant downtowns and thriving commercial centers are critical to the vitality of the communities in which they are located,” said […] Read More


May 18, 2016

Wisconsin companies invited to attend 2016-17 global trade ventures in locations around the globe MADISON, WI. May 18, 2016 – The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) announces the schedule of global trade ventures for 2016-17. Traveling to markets around the world is critical for companies that wish to export: it allows companies not only to […] Read More

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