Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation

Wisconsin Foxconn

2017 Economic Development Deal of the Year: Gold Award

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.
Foxconn Milwaukee

Foxconn Buys Northwestern Mutual’s Downtown Milwaukee Building

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..
2017 Deal of the Year

Foxconn Mega-Project Is Business Facilities’ 2017 Deal Of The Year

The $10.7-billion LCD panel production facility is expected to bring a bonanza of 13,000 new jobs to Wisconsin.
La Crosse Wisconsin

Kwik Trip Expanding Operations, Creating 300 Jobs In 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 Milwaukee, WI

Environmental Services Company Expands In Wisconsin

Covanta Environmental Solutions has opened a new state-of-the-art materials processing facility in Milwaukee.
Waukesha WI

Generac Power Systems Expanding Operations In Wisconsin

The company will invest more than $73M and create 400 jobs over five years with help from state Enterprise Zone Tax Credits.
Wisconsin

Foxconn’s Wisconsin Project: Largest Greenfield Foreign Investment In U.S. History

The high-tech manufacturer’s $10B investment will create 13,000 jobs at its new Southeastern Wisconsin campus.
Sheboygan Falls WI

Johnsonville Expanding Global Corporate HQ In Wisconsin

With support from the state, the sausage company will add 100 news jobs at its Sheboygan Falls location.
Haribo

HARIBO Picks Wisconsin For First North American Manufacturing Facility

The German candy maker will invest $242M and employ 400 at a new facility in Pleasant Prairie, WI expected to open in 2020.
Oak Creek Wisconsin

Safety Management Software Company Expanding In Wisconsin

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.
Kenosha County WI

Vonco Products Relocating To Wisconsin

The advanced manufacturer is moving its operations from northern Illinois to Kenosha County, WI, investing $4M and creating 86 jobs.
Beloit Wisconsin

Automotive Supplier Growing In Wisconsin

Toledo Molding & Die will invest $14 million and bring 118 new jobs to Beloit, WI with the help of up to $750,000 in tax credits.
Wisconsin

Wisconsin: Milwaukee Tool Adding 600 Jobs In Brookfield

The manufacturer of heavy-duty power tools is undertaking a 200,000-square-foot expansion, including a new four-story office building.
Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC)

Wisconsin: Where Collaboration Drives Industry Advancement

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.
Bridor, Inc., supplies breads and pastries to the retail and foodservice industry and has maintained its U.S.-based advanced manufacturing operation in Cumberland since 2002. A $32-million investment is Bridor’s testimony supporting the company’s continued success at this location.

Industry Focus: Food Processing – Food Facts

The more we know when it comes to what’s in our food, the more we want to know. Pleasing this knowledge palate can mean big bucks for the food processing industry.
Gov. Scott Walker

Milwaukee, WI Selected As Global Hub For New Energy Innovation Center

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.
RiverBend

Feature Story: Public-Private Partnerships – An Alliance For Progress That Works

More states are forming public-private partnerships to leverage the expertise of leading businesses in luring new projects.
Riverside Machine

Business Report: Wisconsin Spurs Milwaukee Redevelopment With Brownfield Grants

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation grants will assist with former Pabst, Schlitz brewery redevelopments and two other projects.

Feature Story: Shovel-Ready Sites – Fired Up, Ready To Go

Matching industrial projects to infrastructure-rich sites that are certified as shovel-ready is essential to winning the site-selection battle.
Meijer

New Meijer Distribution Center To Create 300 New Jobs In Pleasant Prairie, WI

The WEDC announcement comes one week after company President Hank Meijer said the Michigan-based retailer was planning a major push in Wisconsin.
tax credits

Listen Now: Living And Learning In Lubbock, Texas, With John Osborne, CEO, Lubbock EDA

Lubbock EDA CEO John Osborne discusses business climate and downtown revitalization in the Business Facilities Podcast.
2024 Economic Development Organization Awards

Business Facilities Announces 2024 EDO Awards

The publication for site selection professionals recognizes 24 Economic Development Organizations (EDOs) for their innovative programs that are making an impact.
2023 Deals Of The Year

2023 Deals Of The Year

Entries for Deal of the Year awards spanned industries, investment types, and winning strategies. Here are the stories of this year’s picks.

[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.

Location Spotlight: The Rhode Island Advantage

Rhode Island’s ideal location in the Northeast boasts all the benefits of major commercial centers, including easy access to top companies, all manner of transportation, and world-class universities.