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Milwaukee Business Journal: UWM’s College of Engineering receives $24M software grant

June 06, 2016

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee received a $24 million in-kind software grant from Siemens PLM Software that will allow engineering students access to the same technology that professional companies use. Read More

Fox 6 News: Rexnord makes $1 million donation to Marquette to launch program in business fundamentals

June 06, 2016

As an investment in the community surrounding its North American headquarters, Rexnord Corporation donated more than $1 million for engineering graduates at Marquette University to learn the fundamentals of business. Read More

Trustbelt – Going Global: Spotlight on Wisconsin Manufacturing in April

May 02, 2016

Wisconsin’s strength in manufacturing, including its workforce, infrastructure and pro-business climate were on full display during the month of April at events reaching national and global audiences. Read More

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15 New Communities Accepted into WEDC Downtown Revitalization Program

June 24, 2016

Program will help communities revitalize downtown and urban commercial districts MADISON, WI. June 24, 2016 – The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) has accepted 15 new municipalities into its Connect Communities Program, an initiative that works with communities to advance downtown and urban corridor revitalization efforts. With the latest additions, there are now 67 participants […] Read More

WEDC Names New Business and Investment Attraction Director

June 20, 2016

Coleman Peiffer to promote Wisconsin business opportunities to national site selectors and real estate brokers MADISON, WI. June 20, 2016 – The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) has named Coleman Peiffer business and investment attraction director, a pivotal position focused on attracting business to and growing business in Wisconsin. Peiffer’s new role at WEDC builds upon […] Read More

American Packaging Corporation Building New Facility in DeForest

June 15, 2016

The project is expected to create 60 new jobs. Read More

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