wisconsin

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Advanced Manufacturing Sites

Advanced Manufacturing Sites

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

Generac Investing $53M In Wisconsin Expansion

Energy technology solutions company Generac will create more than 700 manufacturing and office jobs throughout Wisconsin.
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. 
Honorable Mention 2019 Deal of the Year

Honorable Mention Awards: 2019 Economic Development Deal Of The Year

Our most competitive Deal of the Year competition ever yielded a cornucopia of impressive projects that are bringing a bonanza of new jobs to locations across the U.S. Here’s the cream of the crop.
West Bend, WI

Milwaukee Tool Expanding In Wisconsin

The company will invest nearly $26 million to build manufacturing plant in West Bend, WI.
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.
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.
workforce training

Workforce Development Training & Talent Acquisition

Workforce training is still job one for locations vying to compete for high-tech projects, but talent acquisition—a.k.a. recruiting—now is a critical component for success.
January / February 2018 Issue

January / February 2018 Issue (Volume 51, Number 1)

The January / February 2018 Issue features the State of the Year and Deal of the Year winners, an exclusive interview with Arkansas’ governor, plus a look at utilities, automotive, food processing, and aerospace & defense.
LiveXchange 2017

Inside LiveXchange 2017

LiveXchange offers a unique opportunity for corporate executives eyeing locations for their new facilities to have quality face-time with major economic development agency representatives.
manufacturing states

Manufacturing Is Job One For Indiana, Wisconsin, Michigan

Indiana, Wisconsin and Michigan have been named the Top Manufacturing States in a new rankings category in Business Facilities' 13th Annual Rankings Report; Louisiana is tops in Cybersecurity Growth Potential.

Linetec Adds Third Anodize Line In Wisconsin

Linetec recently invested $15 million in a third anodize line at its facility in Wausau, WI, creating 90 jobs.
CDI

Cellular Dynamics International Opens Facility In Novato, CA

CDI will lease space from the Buck Institute to derive and bank human induced pluripotent stem cells.

Rankings & Awards

Business Facilities magazine

Don’t Miss Out! 2022 Deal Of The Year Deadline Extended

Submissions for Business Facilities’ 2022 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards will now be accepted until Thursday, December 15, 2022. Winners will be featured in the January/February 2023 issue of Business Facilities.
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.

Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Ohio Electric Cooperatives

Ohio consistently ranks as one of the top U.S. destinations for new corporate facilities, meaning prime sites are quickly snapped up. Economic development officials and private developers are working cooperatively to ensure the pipeline of immediately-developable sites stays full with diverse location opportunities.

Business Facilities Featured Location Videos

[VIDEO] Made Possible in Lehigh Valley

The region has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation and is just a short drive away from major mid-Atlantic cities including New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.