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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.
MILWAUKEE, Sept. 30 – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet announced today that The Water Council has been selected as one of four new Regional Innovation Cluster awardees, adding to its portfolio of high-performing regional innovation networks across the country. These cluster initiatives focus on the most effective approaches to linking small […] Read More
After inheriting $1.4 billion UI Trust Fund deficit, Walker Administration, Legislators restore health to fun MADISON – After inheriting an Unemployment Insurance (UI) Trust Fund deficit of $1.4 billion in January 2011, Governor Scott Walker and legislative partners enacted historic reforms that moved the Trust Fund to its first positive balance this year since 2009. […] Read More
An index that measures manufacturing growth in southeastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois remained in positive territory in July, according to a survey of companies released Thursday. The seasonally adjusted purchasing managers index for Wisconsin and northern Illinois was 63.87, up from 60.57 in June, noted Marquette University’s Center for Supply Chain Management and the local […] Read More
Project expected to add 70 jobs in Outagamie County MADISON, WI. Oct. 1, 2014 – The Outdoor and Action Sports division of VF Corp. is expanding its facility in Outagamie County—a $2.7 million project that is expected to add up to 70 new jobs in the Appleton area. VF Outdoor, a subsidiary of VF Corp., […] Read More
GOEX will more than double existing space; add 30 new jobs MADISON, WI. Oct. 1, 2014 – GOEX Corp., a manufacturer of plastic sheet products, is more than doubling the size of its operations in Janesville—a project expected to create about 30 new jobs and retain 130 existing ones. The company has outgrown its existing […] Read More
WEDC support will help Fond du Lac County assist entrepreneurs and create a model for entire state MADISON, WI. Sept. 29, 2014 – Fond du Lac County is receiving a $50,000 state grant for two initiatives aimed at helping entrepreneurs that could lead the way for similar efforts in communities throughout Wisconsin. The county’s Center […] Read More