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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.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is widely seen as the state’s leading school for entrepreneurship, driven by more than $1 billion in annual research spending, a respected licensing and tech transfer arm, and a track record of successful spinouts. The school gives universities in Wisconsin’s largest city, Milwaukee, something to aspire to. In the past few […] Read More
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
Baker Cheese Factory plans to add 40 new jobs in Fond du Lac County MADISON, WI. Oct. 30, 2014 – Baker Cheese Factory Inc., a family-owned cheese-maker in Fond du Lac County, is expanding and modernizing its operations in St. Cloud—a project expected to create about 40 new jobs. Baker, a fourth-generation company that is […] Read More
Growing Appleton-area manufacturer to add 100-plus jobs over three years HORTONVILLE, WI. Oct. 28, 2014 – Governor Scott Walker visited Piping Systems Inc. in Hortonville today to congratulate the company on the expansion of its manufacturing facility—a project expected to bring more than 100 new jobs to the Fox Valley area. “Piping Systems is a true […] Read More
Manufacturing company increasing workforce as part of facility upgrade MADISON, WI. Oct. 27, 2014 – In a project expected to create 75 new jobs over the next three years, Dynamic Fabrication and Finishing LLC is embarking on a $15 million upgrade of its operations in Eau Claire. Dynamic Fabrication, which provides a wide array of […] Read More