MADISON – Governor Scott Walker invites Wisconsin companies and organizations that have achieved exporting success to apply for a 2018 Governor’s Export Achievement Award. The awards are open to companies of all sizes and to organizations that have contributed to the state’s ability to compete in the global economy. You may view Governor Walker's invitation
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Project expected to create about 60 jobs in Greenville MADISON, WI. Dec. 20, 2017 – The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is providing the Cintas Corp. with up to $575,000 in state tax credits to support the construction of a new facility in Outagamie County–a project expected to create about 60 jobs. Construction is now
U.S. Venture Inc., a leader in the distribution of petroleum and renewable energy products, lubricants, and tires and parts for the automotive industry, has announced its plans to build a new corporate headquarters on a portion of the Fox River bluff site in downtown Appleton. Read More
Top minority, woman and veteran-owned businesses were recognized for their success at annual MARKETPLACE conference MADISON, WI. Dec. 19, 2017 – Nine Wisconsin businesses received top honors in the 2017 MARKETPLACE Governor’s Awards competition, which recognizes outstanding businesses owned by minorities, women and service-disabled veterans. The awards were presented by Governor Scott Walker and the Wisconsin Economic Development
MADISON –The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) has awarded $1.475 million in grants to four organizations to provide assistance to minority-owned businesses throughout the state. “Wisconsin’s minority chambers of commerce play a vital role in ensuring that minority-owned businesses have the capital and resources they need to thrive,” Governor Scott Walker said. “As we continue
GERMANY AND WISCONSIN: SHARED PAST, STRONG FUTURE Germany is consistently among Wisconsin’s top export destinations, and was #6 in 2016. This healthy volume of trade reflects a history of German immigration in Wisconsin; mutual strength in manufacturing; and shared emphasis on quality, productivity and a strong work ethic. In all, Wisconsin exported $731 million worth
Winner to receive up to $10,000 to give their business a whole new look in spring 2018 MADISON, WI. DEC. 13, 2017 – Five Wisconsin Main Street businesses throughout the state have been named finalists in the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation’s (WEDC’s) Main Street Makeover Contest and have a chance to win up to $10,000 in
Nation’s first smart manufacturing center of excellence will focus on helping Wisconsin manufacturers utilize the Industrial Internet of Things DEC. 11, 2017 — The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) has awarded a $900,000 grant to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to support UWM’s new Connected Systems Institute (CSI). The institute will focus on ensuring that Wisconsin manufacturers can
Rebecca Deschane to oversee statewide efforts to attract, retain highly skilled workforce in newly-created position that will serve both organizations MADISON, WI – The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) and the University of Wisconsin System (UWS) today announced that Rebecca Deschane has been named talent initiatives director, a new position that will lead and coordinate statewide efforts
CANADA: A ROBUST AND VARIED TRADE RELATIONSHIPThe U.S. and Canada enjoy the world’s largest and most comprehensive trading relationship. The two countries trade more than $2 billion in goods and services daily. Canada is a highly receptive, open and transparent market for U.S. products and services, with Canadians spending more than 60 percent of their