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Foxconn breaks ground on $10 billion investment

MOUNT PLEASANT – Governor Scott Walker today joined President Donald Trump, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Paul Ryan, and Foxconn Technology Group (Foxconn) in celebrating the groundbreaking of Phase 1 of Area 1 of the Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park in Mount Pleasant. Foxconn is committed to a “Wisconsin First” strategy to build the campus, which places an emphasis on hiring Wisconsin workers and businesses. Read More

Foxconn breaks ground on $10 billion investment 2018-06-29T14:10:35+00:00

Foxconn announces $1 million “Smart City, Smart Future” competition; partners with Wisconsin universities and technical colleges on statewide initiative

The new “Smart City, Smart Future” initiative will partner Foxconn with higher education institutions statewide to seek out the best new ideas for the development of smart connected cities and systems throughout Wisconsin. Read More

Foxconn announces $1 million “Smart City, Smart Future” competition; partners with Wisconsin universities and technical colleges on statewide initiative 2018-05-10T11:43:11+00:00

Op-ed: Wisconsin’s legacy of innovation continues

What do iconic Wisconsin companies like Kohler, Mercury Marine, Oshkosh Corp. and SC Johnson have in common?  They were founded generations ago by

Op-ed: Wisconsin’s legacy of innovation continues 2018-05-04T12:59:34+00:00

Process for Wisconsin companies to bid on work related to Foxconn construction announced

Wisconsin companies seeking to provide goods and services during the construction of the Foxconn Technology Group’s $10 billion advanced manufacturing campus in Racine County can now take the first step in the procurement process by visiting WisconnValley.wi.gov. “Construction of the Foxco Read More

Process for Wisconsin companies to bid on work related to Foxconn construction announced 2018-03-21T21:16:04+00:00

The Water Council expands global reach

The Water Council has hired international trade and foreign direct investment (FDI) consultant, Beverley Ferrara, to lead its European outreach. Based in Belfast, Ireland, Ms. Ferrara will assist in the organization’s ongoing European efforts to provide consistent and responsive engagement with existing and potential partners, and will nurture a pipeline of water tech companies with the potential to establish U.S operations. Read More

The Water Council expands global reach 2018-03-02T19:43:07+00:00

Wisconsin, facing a worker shortage, pitches its benefits

The Badger State has an abundance of job openings, but not enough workers to fill them. Now, elected officials and businesses are hoping to woo residents from nearby states by pitching a low cost of living, short commute times and what they say is a high quality of life. Read More

Wisconsin, facing a worker shortage, pitches its benefits 2018-02-12T15:22:37+00:00
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