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Journal Sentinel: Wisconsin Delegation Returns

September 28, 2015

From Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (September 22, 2015) The Wisconsin delegation returned from a trade mission to Japan and Taiwan. During the trade mission, delegation members, including Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch met with business propsects about attracting Asian companies to Wisconsin. Read the full story on Read More

Wisconsin State Journal: Sub-Zero/Wolf to build $62 million plant addition

August 03, 2015

(From the Wisconsin State Journal – Aug. 2, 2015) Sub-Zero Group, maker of the upscale Sub-Zero and Wolf kitchen appliances, will build a $62 million addition onto one of its Fitchburg plants and plans to hire 300 employees over the next three years. Sub-Zero officials chose the Fitchburg site in July over a location in Kentucky […] Read More

Janesville-Beloit MSA Ranked No. 1 in US for Job Growth

July 06, 2015

According to the 2015 Best Cities for Job Growth, which is an index released by, the Janesville-Beloit Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) was ranked #1 in the U.S. – in the small cities category – for Information Sector Jobs.  This index, which measures and calculates industry sector employment data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor […] Read More

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WEDC Appoints New Account Manager for Northwest Region

October 02, 2015

Tim Weber to promote regional business development opportunities MADISON, WI. Oct. 2, 2015 – The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) has named Tim Weber regional account manager for Wisconsin’s 17 northwestern counties. Weber assumes the position after serving for in WEDC’s credit and risk department since 2013. As regional account manager, WEDC will work with […] Read More

WEDC to Organize China Trade Venture

October 01, 2015

Customized business meetings available for Wisconsin companies MADISON, WI. Oct. 1, 2015 – The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) invites representatives from Wisconsin companies to join a trade venture to China Jan. 8-16, 2016. The business development trip will include visits to Tianjin and Nanjing. China’s fourth-largest city, Tianjin is located half an hour from […] Read More

WEDC Awarded Federal Grant to Assist Wisconsin Exporters

September 21, 2015

Funds available for export strategy development and execution MADISON, WI. Sept. 21, 2015 – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has awarded the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) a $712,000 grant to help Wisconsin companies achieve their export goals. The grant represents the fourth largest amount received by the 40 states approved for a portion […] Read More

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