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Austrian manufacturer Alpla Inc. establishing plant in West Bend

June 08, 2017

Alpla, Inc, an Austrian plastics manufacturer has acquired Gehl Foods’ bottle-making operation and is establishing its 14th North American manufacturing plant in West Bend. Read More

Mark R. Hogan Op-Ed: Investing in workforce of the future

May 30, 2017

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp., along with the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development and other state agencies, is aggressively developing initiatives to meet the workforce demands of today – and tomorrow. Read More

What tax credits did to manufacturing jobs In Wisconsin

May 26, 2017

A recent study of Wisconsin's Manufacturing and Agriculture Credit suggests that the reductions in taxes on manufacturing led to job substantial growth that spilled over to the broader economy. Read More

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WEDC awards grant to Prairie du Chien to support downtown redevelopment project

June 14, 2017

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) has awarded a $33,750 grant to the city of Prairie du Chien to support a downtown redevelopment project. Read More

WEDC awards grant to Gateway Technical College to support business accelerator program

June 13, 2017

WEDC has awarded Gateway Technical College an $80,000 grant to support its Launch Box Growth Accelerator Program, which will help 10 area entrepreneurial teams start or grow their business. Read More

$250,000 state grant to help boost development of new basketball arena in Oshkosh

June 12, 2017

The city of Oshkosh has received a $250,000 state grant to help finance necessary public infrastructure improvements for the new arena for the Wisconsin Herd, a minor-league basketball team affiliated with the Milwaukee Bucks. Read More

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