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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
Dynamic Recycling to create more than 100 new jobs in Onalaska MADISON, WI. Oct. 20, 2014 – In a move expected to create 110 new jobs, Dynamic Recycling Inc. is opening a new facility in the Town of Onalaska to accommodate the company’s continued growth. Dynamic Recycling, a national electronics re-marketing, recycling and scrap purchasing […] Read More
Manufacturer will add new equipment, create more than 70 jobs MADISON, WI. Oct. 20, 2014 – Menasha Packaging Company, LLC, which specializes in high-end graphic packaging and product merchandising solutions, is investing $5 million to expand production capacity at its Hartford facility to service increased customer demand. The project is expected to generate more than […] Read More
Manufacturing company embarks on fourth expansion in 15 years MADISON, WI. Oct. 15, 2014 – Astro Industries Inc., a metal coating and finishing company, is expanding its operations in Ashwaubenon to accommodate it growing customer base—a project expected to create 20 new jobs. Astro Industries has outgrown its current facility and the 20,000-square-foot addition will […] Read More