Wisconsin

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

Advanced Manufacturing Sites

Advanced Manufacturing Sites

Manufacturers are seeking cutting-edge locations for their state-of-the-art production lines and processes.
Workforce Challenges

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Join us for this free webinar to learn creative solutions to deal with workforce challenges, how Workforce Innovation Grants are helping companies address these issues, and more.
18th Annual Rankings Report Virginia

Business Facilities’ 18th Annual Rankings Report: State Rankings

As the economic landscape evolves with sea change-level shifts, discover the leading locations in Business Facilities’ 18th Annual Rankings Report.
isconsin Economic Development Corporation

Why… Wisconsin?

Leading the way to assist new and expanding firms, The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) shares a look at the latest developments for business...
STEM skills labor market

STEM Leaders: This Will Be On The Test

Across the U.S., locations partner with educational entities to foster Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) skills to fill labor market demand.
West Bend, WI

Milwaukee Tool Will Create 1,000 More Jobs Across Wisconsin

Milwaukee Tool will invest $206 million in nine locations; Wisconsin will support the company's expansion with up to $22.5 million in additional performance-based tax credits.

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Take our quiz about all things Wisconsin and see how much you know about the Badger State.
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. 

Rankings & Awards

September / October 2022 Issue

September / October 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 5)

Business Facilities' September / October 2022 issue takes a look at sites for advanced manufacturing and finding tech talent. Plus, cybersecurity, semiconductors, and more.
2022 Global Rankings

18th Annual Rankings: 2022 Global Rankings Report

The U.S. and China earned the top two spots for Foreign Direct Investment (Worldwide) in Business Facilities’ 2022 Global Rankings Report.

Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Santee Cooper – CAMP HALL

Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in a business epicenter of the South and at the heart of modern Southern culture — Charleston, S.C.

Business Facilities Featured Location Videos

[VIDEO] Camp Hall – A Next Generation Commerce Park in South Carolina

Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in Charleston, S.C. As a convergence of people, place and programming, Camp Hall delivers thoughtful infrastructure and logistical features that empower people — and business — to thrive.