BUILDING A BETTER BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT

Growing businesses can find resources, support and opportunities in Wisconsin. WEDC offers programs and incentives that celebrate business growth and continually take bold action to provide a supportive business climate that encourages growth and expansion in our state.

Here companies will find a powerful economic development engine, powered by a network of local and regional business development organizations. These organizations connect businesses to growth-oriented solutions in the form of capital investment, community development, and tools and resources from across the state, helping them maximize their potential and make an even bigger economic impact.

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WEDC SUCCESS STORIES

​When Werner Electric Supply, Wisconsin’s largest electrical supply distributor, outgrew its current location, it invested in a new headquarters and regional distribution center in the Town of Grand Chute.

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Milwaukee's The Wagner Companies has saved $350,000 annually on reduced energy usage and waste disposal fees since it participated in the first round of the Profitable Sustainability Initiative.

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​Milwaukee and Wisconsin have been cited as being best-in-class for their water technology development, and the state’s leadership in this area is widely recognized for its success.

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​With the expansion of its Kiel facility, Amerequip doubled its capacity and space and enhanced its final assembly capabilities to allow the company greater flexibility in reaching new markets.

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WEDC NEWS

“The WEDC grant is critical for DealerFire to sustain the momentum we have created as a national leader in the automotive web and digital marketing space. The ability to expand our physical footprint will ensure that we can continue to grow our local workforce, while retaining our core technological focus that has gotten us here.”

ERIC HOOPMAN • COMPANY FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT, DEALERFIRE

“Duluth Trading Company is excited to bring some of our staff to Mount Horeb in a new Innovation Center. We believe that the combination of a new office space and proximity to our first destination store will be a great benefit to our employees, the town of Mount Horeb, and ultimately our customers.  We look forward to the move in the fall.”

STEPHANIE PUGLIESE • PRESIDENT AND COO, DULUTH TRADING COMPANY