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Growing Business 2018-04-25T13:51:19+00:00

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 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

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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​Catalent Pharma Solutions is undergoing a $34 million expansion of its Madison facility, and ultimately plans to double the size of the company’s workforce in the city.

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​Sargento, a leading manufacturer, packager and marketer of natural shredded, sliced and snack cheeses and other foods, received state tax credits from the WEDC to support two recent expansions.

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​Direct Supply, a leading supplier of equipment and service solutions to senior-living communities, has expanded its Milwaukee headquarters and is expected create more than 800 jobs over seven years.

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WEDC NEWS

Eagle River site earns Certified In Wisconsin designation

April 24, 2018|0 Comments

A 21-acre parcel of land in Eagle River has been designated by the WEDC as a Certified In Wisconsin® development-ready site, a move aimed at attracting corporate development projects to the city. Read More

City of Evansville receives $250,000 state grant to support downtown project

April 24, 2018|0 Comments

The City of Evansville is receiving a $250,000 state grant to help finance construction of a new downtown building that will replace a tavern destroyed by fire in 2016. Read More

Four state agencies poised to launch new marketing initiative as legislation authorizing $6.8 million for effort is signed into law

April 16, 2018|0 Comments

WEDC and three other state agencies are moving forward with plans for a $6.8 million marketing campaign aimed at attracting talent to Wisconsin after Governor Scott Walker today signed legislation authorizing funding for the initiative. Read More

“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