Wells Fargo donates $500,000 to WWBIC to support minority-owned small businesses

Published Tuesday, August 27, 2019

The Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corp. received a $500,000 grant from Wells Fargo to support the organization’s lending operations.


Foxconn goes vertical: Construction of fabrication plant walls starts

Published Monday, August 19, 2019

Vertical construction of Foxconn Technology Group’s Mount Pleasant advanced-manufacturing plant began on Monday, right on schedule — to the day.



Illinois-based United Conveyor Corp. plans Pleasant Prairie facility

Published Monday, August 12, 2019

Waukegan, Illinois-based United Conveyor Corp. plans to establish a warehouse and assembly facility in a nearly 150,000-square-foot building in the LakeView Corporate Park in Pleasant Prairie.


Foxconn awards another $15 million in construction contracts for work in Mount Pleasant

Published Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Foxconn Technology Group said Wednesday it has awarded subcontracts totaling more than $15 million for further work on its factory complex under construction in Mount Pleasant.


Wisconsin ranks 15th on CNBC’s Top States for Business list

Published Sunday, July 14, 2019

State does best in "education" category, where it ranked #5.


Derco Aerospace adding workers, will expand its facility on Milwaukee’s northwest side

Published Saturday, July 13, 2019

Derco Aerospace Inc., a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin that provides parts, logistics and repair services to military and commercial aircraft, will begin distributing F-35 Lightning II aircraft spare parts through its warehouse and distribution systems, and as a result plans to hire more workers and add onto its facility.


Nexus to build $250 million drug production facility in Pleasant Prairie

Published Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Nexus Pharmaceuticals Inc. will build its first drug manufacturing facility in Pleasant Prairie, investing up to $250 million over a 10-year period. 


A higher ed partnership to help students enter the workforce

Published Sunday, June 16, 2019

The Higher Education Regional Alliance is a partnership of the two-year and four-year colleges and universities in the region in an effort to address the needs of today’s workforce.

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