World Water Hub

Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, Milwaukee is home to The Water Council, a global center of excellence in water technologies, education and research.

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A Great City for Startups

Inc. has named Milwaukee one of its "Unexpected Places that are Actually Amazing for Startups".

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Milwaukee Art Museum

The Milwaukee Art Museum has been named a "New Wonder of the World" and "One of the Five Most Important Buildings of the 21st Century".

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WELCOME TO MILWAUKEE U.S.A.

Centrally located on the North American continent in the Midwest U.S., Milwaukee, Wisconsin is one of America’s leading manufacturing regions. The Milwaukee Region boasts a rich history of innovation and is an internationally recognized center of precision manufacturing, water technologies, food and beverage manufacturing, and energy, power and controls. Financial services, IT, insurance and medical technologies are other leading industry sectors.

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12
Fortune 500 & 1000 Companies
2,200
Annual Engineering Graduates from Milwaukee Area Universities
160K
Manufacturing Workers (2nd Highest in the U.S. per Capita)
7th
Most Exciting City in America, ranked by Movoto

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German candy maker Haribo selects Kenosha County for first North American manufacturing facility

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Governor Scott Walker today announced that HARIBO, the German-based confectionary company and maker of the popular "Gold-Bear" gummy candies, has selected Kenosha County as the site of its first manufacturing facility in North America. 

​Two Wisconsin companies make top 10 in Fortune’s '100 Best Companies' list

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Two Wisconsin companies earned spots on Fortune’s latest “100 Best Companies to Work For,” and both placed in the top 10.

Milwaukee Development Corp. receives $500,000 grant from WEDC for seed fund

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

The Milwaukee Development Corp. has landed a $500,000 matching grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. that will enable the organization to establish a $1 million seed fund to help firms in advanced manufacturing and the technology sectors.

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Haribo

German candy maker Haribo selects Kenosha County for first North American Manufacturing Facility

Governor Scott Walker announced that HARIBO, the German-based confectionary company and maker of the popular "Gold-Bear" gummy candies, has selected Kenosha County as the site of its first manufacturing facility in North America.
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LIVING & WORKING HERE

Milwaukee is famous for its lakefront festivals, including Summerfest, the world's largest music festival.

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