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What tax credits did to manufacturing jobs In Wisconsin

May 26, 2017

A recent study of Wisconsin's Manufacturing and Agriculture Credit suggests that the reductions in taxes on manufacturing led to job substantial growth that spilled over to the broader economy. Read More

Glen Flora apparel firm’s owners ensure company will stay put

May 22, 2017

Recently, the highly successful and respected Artisans business was sold to its nearly 100 employees, largely to ensure it will remain in the area where it originated about 54 years ago. Read More

Local capabilities keep Komatsu Mining HQ in Milwaukee

May 10, 2017

It was with great fanfare that Komatsu Mining Corp. announced the rebranding of its Joy Global facilities, hosting employees, elected officials, media and executives from Japan today in a large tent at its production facility near Miller Park. Read More

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Artisans Inc. receives WEDC loan to help employees purchase company

May 23, 2017

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) has awarded an $800,000 loan to Artisans Inc. in a move that will ensure the apparel company will retain its operations in northern Wisconsin. Read More

Governor Walker announces 2017 Governor’s Export Achievement Award winners

May 11, 2017

CMD Corporation, CONNOILS, Lucigen recognized for exporting excellence Milwaukee – Governor Scott Walker and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) presented CMD Corporation of Appleton, CONNOILS LLC of Waukesha, and Lucigen Corporation of Middleton with the 2017 Governor’s Export Achievement Award in recognition of their success in global business development. “All three companies are outstanding […] Read More

Johnsonville to expand global corporate headquarters in Sheboygan Falls

May 10, 2017

Johnsonville and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) today announced that the company is expanding its global corporate headquarters in Sheboygan Falls. Construction on the 49,000-square-foot addition, which will feature a member development center, additional workstations and an expanded fitness center, is already underway and expected to be completed by the end of the year. Read More

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