Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation
Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation articles below.
The new $40 million service center at Wisconsin’s Appleton International Airport will create approximately 200 jobs, and add maintenance capacity.
Wisconsin lands a foreign direct investment bonanza that promises to create 13,000 new jobs over the next five years at a new 20-million-square-foot LCD panel plant.
The building will serve as the headquarters for Foxconn’s Wisconsin operations and the Wisconn Valley Innovation Center, and is in addition to the company’s $10 billion manufacturing campus..
The $10.7-billion LCD panel production facility is expected to bring a bonanza of 13,000 new jobs to Wisconsin.
The retail convenience store company will invest $113 million in a new bakery and other capital investments in La Crosse, WI.
Covanta Environmental Solutions has opened a new state-of-the-art materials processing facility in Milwaukee.
The company will invest more than $73M and create 400 jobs over five years with help from state Enterprise Zone Tax Credits.
The high-tech manufacturer’s $10B investment will create 13,000 jobs at its new Southeastern Wisconsin campus.
With support from the state, the sausage company will add 100 news jobs at its Sheboygan Falls location.
The German candy maker will invest $242M and employ 400 at a new facility in Pleasant Prairie, WI expected to open in 2020.
Report Exec has moved to the former Oak Creek Police Department building, where the founder started his career in law enforcement before launching the company.
The manufacturer of heavy-duty power tools is undertaking a 200,000-square-foot expansion, including a new four-story office building.
From water technology and food processing to energy, power and control, companies in Wisconsin that recognize their mutual dependency and have formed partnerships to address common challenges are thriving and creating new economic opportunities.
M-WERC envisions the center as a resource for both entrepreneurs—independent individuals with ideas they want to transform into successful businesses—and "intrapreneurs"—individuals employed by companies who have an idea that they want to turn into a profitable product or service offering.
More states are forming public-private partnerships to leverage the expertise of leading businesses in luring new projects.
Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation grants will assist with former Pabst, Schlitz brewery redevelopments and two other projects.
Matching industrial projects to infrastructure-rich sites that are certified as shovel-ready is essential to winning the site-selection battle.
The WEDC announcement comes one week after company President Hank Meijer said the Michigan-based retailer was planning a major push in Wisconsin.