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The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is a public-private entity, created to lead economic development efforts for the state. WEDC nurtures business growth and job creation by providing resources, technical support, and financial assistance to companies, partners and the communities they serve.
National senior living company adding 200 jobs at Milwaukee-area office West Allis, WI. July 17, 2014 – Governor Scott Walker today visited Brookdale Senior Living Inc.’s corporate offices in West Allis to review progress on the company’s $3.9 million expansion project, which will create 200 new jobs to support its senior living communities nationwide. Brookdale, a […] Read More
July 10, 2014 - Briggs & Stratton Corp. says it will add about 220 full-time jobs at its Wauwatosa plant, plus about 150 seasonal positions, from shutting down a factory in McDonough, Ga. The company says it is moving the production of riding lawn tractors, pressure washers and snow throwers from McDonough to Wauwatosa in […] Read More
July 7, 2014 - The Water Council, the School of Freshwater Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, the innovationExchange and inno360 have formed a partnership to rapidly expand Milwaukee’s global presence in water innovation and leadership. By harnessing the power of today’s most advanced collaborative innovation technologies, together they plan to increase and improve public-private […] Read More
New manufacturing facility, distribution center expected to create 57 jobs Madison, WI. July 17, 2014 – Rice Lake Weighing Systems Inc., an international leader in the manufacture and distribution of weight-related products and process-control equipment, is building a new facility in Rice Lake—a project expected to create 57 new jobs and retain more than 400 existing […] Read More
Madison, WI. July 14, 2014 - Governor Scott Walker today announced the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) will lift the moratorium on the Historic Preservation Tax Credit. “The Historic Preservation Tax Credit has proven to be a successful economic development tool,” said Governor Walker. “While it was necessary for the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation to determine […] Read More
Growing Janesville manufacturer’s addition expected to create 35 jobs JANESVILLE, WI. July 1, 2014 – Governor Scott Walker visited United Alloy in Janesville today to help celebrate the company’s decision to expand in Wisconsin and create dozens of new jobs. The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is providing United Alloy, Inc. with a low-interest loan and […] Read More