DEVELOPING THE TALENT NECESSARY TO DRIVE BUSINESS GROWTH (AND VICE VERSA)

Through collaboration between the business community and the state’s educational institutions, investment in our communities, and engagement with young people seeking career and personal fulfillment, Wisconsin is attracting and retaining skilled workers whose ambition and talent drive the state’s economy. Wisconsin’s 26 UW-System schools, including the UW-Madison, 24 independent colleges and universities, and 16 technical colleges produce inquisitive, highly-qualified workers whose skills align with high-demand fields across a broad range of industries. The result is a productive workforce that supports business growth and innovation.

WEDC supports workforce development in Wisconsin not only by investing in skills training programs, but also by promoting the unique opportunities our state offers for people to succeed both professionally and personally.

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​In relocating its flexographic packaging operation and related warehousing services from northern Illinois, Colbert Packaging Corp. selected a Kenosha site for its proximity to the Interstate and major transportation hubs.

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Wisconsin rose to the top of Solomon Corp.'s list for a location for a new manufacturing plant thanks to our access to transportation and logistics networks, skilled workforce and more.

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​To find a site for a new distribution center, Dollar General Corp. called on the Certified In Wisconsin Program, which provides a consistent set of standards for industrial site certification.

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​Having outgrown its existing facility in northern Illinois, Vonco Products has relocated to a new facility in Kenosha County to better meet its needs and expected double-digit growth.

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Sub-Zero Group Inc. expands operations in Fitchburg

July 2, 2019|Comments Off on Sub-Zero Group Inc. expands operations in Fitchburg

Sub-Zero Group Inc., the industry leader in premium refrigeration, cooking and dishwashing appliances, is expanding its operations in Fitchburg with a new 350,000-square-foot research and development facility–a $70 million project expected to create 100 jobs over the next three years. Read More