Wisconsin in top 10 of Chief Executive magazine’s best states for business

Published Monday, May 8, 2017

Wisconsin ranks as the 10th best state for business in the annual rankings by Chief Executive magazine.


Prestige Metal Products to relocate operations from Illinois to Kenosha County

Published Monday, May 8, 2017

Prestige Metal Products has chosen an 85,630-square-foot building in the Bristol Business Park in Kenosha County as the new site for its metal fabrication operations and company headquarters.


Arm & Hammer's parent firm buys local startup for up to $100 million

Published Thursday, May 4, 2017

A 4-year-old biotech company that's a player in the booming healthy food movement has been sold for up to $100 million to the parent company of Arm & Hammer.


Grants available for companies entering, expanding in export markets

Published Monday, April 17, 2017

The Milwaukee 7 Export Development Grant Program presented by JPMorgan Chase provides financial assistance to small and medium enterprises, both those new to exporting and experienced exporters, to enter new markets by accessing resources, overcoming obstacles and seizing on opportunities internationally.


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

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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.


Surge in downtown commercial development

Published Friday, March 3, 2017

Downtown is seeing a huge surge in commercial development, with more than $1.4 billion in projects being built, and more on the way.

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