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Nine Wisconsin companies make Fortune 500

Published Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Nine Wisconsin companies made the Fortune 500 list this year, with WEC Energy Group Inc. making a large jump, moving up 69 spots.

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Gener8tor again named as one of nation's best startup accelerators

Published Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Wisconsin startup accelerator Gener8tor continues to rack up national recognition for its work. For the third year in a row, the accelerator has been named among the top 16 startup programs in the U.S. by the independent research entity Seed Accelerator Rankings Project.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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​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.

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