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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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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.

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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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Cree to expand in Pleasant Prairie

Published Wednesday, March 1, 2017

The village of Pleasant Prairie in Kenosha County has approved plans for Cree Inc. to expand and occupy a vacant commercial building.

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Seven companies receive Manufacturer of the Year awards

Published Thursday, February 23, 2017

Three Milwaukee-area companies were among the seven honored at the 29th Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year awards, including General Plastics, Hyrdo-Thermal Corp. and Mortara Instrument Inc.

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