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Mallinckrodt to Acquire Stratatech Corporation

August 15, 2016

Mallinckrodt plc, a leading global specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that it has entered into a merger agreement with Stratatech Corporation, a privately held regenerative medicine company focused on the development of unique, proprietary skin substitute products. Read more here. Read More

Orbitec to Develop Astronaut Life Support Systems Hardy Enough to Travel to Mars

August 11, 2016

Madison-based Orbital Technologies Corp., or Orbitec, will be part of a contract that parent company Sierra Nevada Corp. has clinched to develop a prototype living environment for astronauts that could go on missions to Mars and elsewhere in deep space. Read More

Eagle Technology Continues International Expansion

August 08, 2016

Harshad Shah attributes the company’s recent success to the resources available in Wisconsin. In early 2016, Eagle Technology completed the ExporTech™ Program for export readiness and expansion. As a result, the company moved from a reactive to a proactive export strategy—choosing export markets strategically rather than waiting for inquiries and orders to come in from abroad. Read More

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Shullsburg Selected as Wisconsin’s Newest Main Street Community

August 24, 2016

The City of Shullsburg has been designated as a Wisconsin Main Street community by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), joining a select group of communities that have demonstrated a sustained commitment to downtown revitalization. Read More

State receives $3.1 million federal grant to continue diversification of regional economy in East Central Wisconsin

August 23, 2016

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) today announced it has received a $3.1 million federal grant and will use the funds to work with the East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (ECWRPC) and more than 20 partners on an initiative to help create greater economic diversity in the region. Read More

Small Town Forums Coming Up in Phelps, La Farge, Eagle and Shell Lake

August 04, 2016

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is joining Wisconsin Downtown Action Council, Wisconsin Rural Partners, UW-Extension Center for Community and Economic Development and U.S. Department of Agriculture in hosting four forums in August and September to provide communities the opportunity to network, share best practices and identify strategies for small-town success. Read More

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