Wisconsin

This section includes articles related to area economic development, corporate relocation, company expansion and site selection news throughout Wisconsin.

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Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Verona, WI

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Breaks Ground On Wisconsin Facility 

Arrowhead will receive up to $16M in tax increment financing from the city of Verona, and up to $2.5M in tax credits from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC).
Global Supply Chain

Linking The Global Supply Chain

A number of states are now in the matchmaking business, all trying to help companies solve their increasingly complex and demanding supply chain issues.
Exact Sciences Madison, WI

Exact Sciences Commits $350M To Wisconsin Expansion

Cancer screening and diagnostics company Exact Sciences will create 1,300 jobs at its new Madison, WI facilities.
City Clean Energy Scorecard

For First Time, San Francisco Lands Top Spot In Clean Energy Rankings

San Francisco took top honors in ACEEE's 2021 City Clean Energy Scorecard, followed by Seattle; Washington, DC; Minneapolis; and Boston and New York.
Generac Wisconsin

Generac Investing $53M In Wisconsin Expansion

Energy technology solutions company Generac will create more than 700 manufacturing and office jobs throughout Wisconsin.
Industrial Technology Validation (ITV) projects

Five Manufacturers Picked To Validate Innovative Technologies

The U.S. Department of Energy's manufacturing partners will conduct Industrial Technology Validation (ITV) projects to speed adoption of clean energy technologies.
Local Government Leadership Program

15 Cities, Counties Picked For LEED Government Leadership Program

Local Government Leadership Program uses the LEED for Cities rating system to reduce climate change, advance resilience and social equity .
biotech companies

Biotech: Prosperous Partnerships

From supplements to skincare, it may be surprising to learn that biotech companies are routinely being sought after to help resolve issues such as taste and sustainability.
Racine County

ND Packaging Investing $45.5M In Wisconsin

The company will create up to 40 jobs at a 350,000-square-foot corrugated box manufacturing facility in Racine County, WI. 
LEED for Cities and Communities

20 Communities To Address Climate Change, Resilience, Social Equity

The U.S. Green Building Council is expanding its LEED for Cities and Communities program with a new $500,000 grant from Bank of America.
West Bend, WI

Milwaukee Tool Expanding In Wisconsin

The company will invest nearly $26 million to build manufacturing plant in West Bend, WI.
2019 Deal of the Year

Michigan’s Fiat Chrysler Expansion Is BF’s Deal Of The Year

Michigan Economic Development Corp. has been awarded BF’s 2019 Deal of the Year Gold Award for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' (FCA) expansion
environmental job training

EPA Grants 26 Organizations $5.1M In Environmental Job Training Grants

The environmental workforce and job training grants will help transform economically disadvantaged communities across the U.S. 
shovel-ready sites

Shovel-Ready Sites: Ready To Hit The Ground Running

Precertified sites—also known as shovel-ready sites—speed up the development cycle for projects by cutting the red tape and lining up key approvals in advance of the site selection process.
Economic Growth Potential

Atlanta, San Antonio, Phoenix Lead In Economic Growth Potential

Atlanta, San Antonio and Phoenix are the top-ranked large metros for Economic Growth Potential in Business Facilities' 15th Annual Rankings Report.
Sub-Zero Fitchburg, WI

Sub-Zero Group Investing $70M In Wisconsin Expansion

The premium appliance manufacturer will create 100 jobs as it adds a 350,000-square-foot R&D facility in Fitchburg.
STEM skills

STEM Leaders: Moving To The Head Of The Class

The battle for America’s future as a global technology leader is being waged in locations that have initiated innovative programs to increase the number of graduates with STEM skills.
Janesville, Wisconsin

Generac Power Systems Opens Wisconsin Distribution Center

The new 490,000-square-foot Janesville, WI distribution center will employ 80 people, and help expand the company's shipping capabilities.

Madison, WI Takes Quality Of Life Crown

Madison, WI lands the top spot for Quality of Life, Orlando leads in Job Growth in Business Facilities' 14th Annual Rankings Report.

Rankings & Awards

March / April 2022 Issue

March / April 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 2)

Business Facilities' March / April 2022 issue focuses on the global supply chain, logistics, foreign direct investment, industrial parks, manufacturing, life sciences, and more.
Virginia Business Climate Award

Virginia’s El Koubi Accepts 2021 State of the Year—Best Overall Business Climate Award

Business Facilities magazine recognized the Commonwealth of Virginia for its commitment to building a strong business environment in 2021.

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