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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

International Water Assn. to Establish North American Regional Office in Milwaukee

March 22, 2016

From the White House (March 2016) As part of the first White House Water Summit held, Milwaukee announced five measurable commitments to help advance water innovation. The Water Council, the City of Milwaukee, the Alliance for Water Stewardship-North America and ThinkWater were included in the White House Fact Sheet highlighting the commitments made by over 150 organizations from […] Read More

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News Releases

Trade Venture to Germany Opens Doors for Wisconsin Businesses

April 25, 2016

Wisconsin businesses join WEDC to attend Hannover Messe trade fair MADISON, WI. April 25, 2016 – The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) will lead a global trade venture to Germany to participate in Hannover Messe, the world’s largest industrial trade fair, in Germany April 25-29, 2016. For the first time since the show’s 1947 inception, […] Read More

David J. Drury Joins WEDC Board

April 22, 2016

Participates in first board meeting at Schlitz Park in Milwaukee MADISON, WI. April 22, 2016 – Governor Walker appointed David J. Drury to the board of directors of Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) where he will serve as treasurer and a member of the audit and budget and finance committees. Drury is currently a partner […] Read More

YPWeek Aims to Attract, Retain Young Professionals

April 18, 2016

WEDC award supports efforts to promote Wisconsin as a great place for young professionals to work and live MADISON, WI. April 18, 2016 – The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is teaming up with young professional organizations throughout the state on an initiative aimed at attracting and retaining young talent in Wisconsin. “Companies across the […] Read More

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