DEDICATED TO WISCONSIN’S ECONOMIC GROWTH

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is committed to creating and maintaining a business climate that allows you to maximize your potential. Working with more than 600 statewide partners, including regional economic development organizations, academic institutions and industry groups, we’re enhancing our communities, supporting business development, advancing industry innovation, tapping global markets and developing a talented workforce to help Wisconsin realize its full economic potential.

IN WISCONSIN, YOU WILL FIND THE SUPPORT YOU NEED TO COMPETE IN AN INCREASINGLY COMPETITIVE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT

ECONOMIC DRIVERS

STRATEGIC ECONOMIC COMPETITIVENESS

Encouraging innovation and fostering an environment of success for industry and its supporting workforce.

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Leveraging strategic partnerships throughout the state to help Wisconsin companies start up, grow and reach new markets.

COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY

Helping to improve quality of life through support for minority business growth and community development and revitalization efforts.

BRAND DEVELOPMENT AND STRATEGY

Raising awareness of Wisconsin’s many assets through powerful stories and achievements.

OPERATIONAL AND FISCAL EXCELLENCE

Building confidence by setting strategic goals and maintaining a commitment to performance and accountability.

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WEDC SUCCESS STORIES

Sub-Zero Group, Inc., has been manufacturing best-in-class kitchen appliances in Wisconsin since its founding in 1945. Now a third-generation family-owned business with three brands—Sub-Zero, Wolf, and Cove—the company continues to grow its product lines and invest in its future.

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PreventionGenetics saw opportunity in the emerging markets of South America. With that in mind, company leaders began seeking assistance from WEDC to develop an export strategy.

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With assistance from WEDC, Gamber-Johnson has become a leading supplier of rugged computer mounting systems and vehicle mounting components used in consumer, law enforcement and military applications.

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​After considering other U.S. locations, Remedy Analytics, which uses proprietary analytics technology to help self-insured employers reduce prescription benefit costs, opted to expand its operations in southeastern Wisconsin.

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WISCONSIN NEWS

What’s happening in Wisconsin? A lot. Check out the latest.

Gov. Evers Announces Wisconsin Environmental Equity Tool to Assess Environmental and Public Health Needs Statewide

October 7, 2021|Comments Off on Gov. Evers Announces Wisconsin Environmental Equity Tool to Assess Environmental and Public Health Needs Statewide

Gov. Tony Evers today announced the departments of Administration (DOA), Health Services (DHS), and Natural Resources (DNR), and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) are developing a comprehensive environmental and public health mapping system known as the Wisconsin Environmental Equity Tool which will analyze and visualize data online so users can pinpoint Wisconsin's most impacted communities, identify the environmental challenges, and prioritize investments to continue building create healthy, resilient communities. Read More

Gov. Evers, WEDC Announce Custom Boat Manufacturer Relocating to Wisconsin

October 7, 2021|Comments Off on Gov. Evers, WEDC Announce Custom Boat Manufacturer Relocating to Wisconsin

Gov. Tony Evers, together with Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) Secretary and CEO Missy Hughes, announced today that Grand Craft Boats LLC, a manufacturer of bespoke mahogany watercraft, will move its headquarters and production operations from Holland, Michigan, to Genoa City, Wisconsin. Read More

“The QNBV Program played a direct role in keeping these investment dollars in Wisconsin and working to grow Wisconsin jobs.”

ANDREW NUNEMAKER • CEO, DYNAMIS

“The QNBV program has definitely helped Esker to attract qualified angel investors. These tax credits are looked on favorably by investors, which has resulted in a level of funding that enabled the company to hire full-time employees and purchase much-needed equipment and development tools.”

BRAD RAKE • PRESIDENT AND CEO, ESKER TECHNOLOGIES LLC