The 2019 Manufacturing Matters conference brought together the state’s manufacturing sector for two days of networking and learning, with an action-focused theme of “Make It Happen.” But another key theme of the event was the need to embrace change and not simply keep doing what the company and the industry have always done. Read More
MARKETPLACE offers opportunities for businesses to learn from the mistakes and successes of their peers
Owning a business invariably involves making mistakes and learning lessons along the way—but speakers at MARKETPLACE, the Governor’s Conference on Minority Business Development, sought to ease this path for their fellow business owners. Read More
A panel at Small Business Academy included (from left) Elmer Moore of Milwaukee Denim Co., Robert Pyles of McDonald's, David Maaske of SCORE and Kim Jankowski of U.S. Bank.
Wisconsin’s biohealth industry comprises 4,320 firms statewide accounting for 107,616 jobs and $47.8 billion worth of economic output for the state. These figures demonstrate not only a significant impact for
With more craft breweries comes more wastewater discharge—and the solution has a Wisconsin connection
In recent years, beer drinking habits in the U.S. have shifted to favor craft beers. Although overall beer consumption is relatively stable—and even falling slightly—craft beer consumption in the U.S.
By developing a strategic framework that views water as not just an input but an asset to be stewarded, Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) encourages companies to take a holistic approach to identifying and mitigating all of their water-related risks both inside and outside their facilities. The standard developed by AWS provides concrete steps companies can take to ensure they are following best practices in water stewardship. Read More
Karen Frost and Steve Glynn of The Water Council announced the Tech Challenge this week at WEFTEC in New Orleans. Innovation and technological advancement solve problems and increase
Xavier Amores Bravo, manager of the Catalan Water Partnership, and Dean Amhaus, president and CEO of The Water Council, sign a memorandum of understanding on Oct. 2, 2018, at
Karen Frost and Steve Glynn of The Water Council announced the opening of the next classes of the BREW and the BREW Corporate for applications this week at WEFTEC
The generational and diversity gaps a given industry faces can create challenges in talent development and recruitment. For the water industry in particular, targeted efforts to recruit talent from underrepresented
When the Global Water Center opened in 2013, it contained a variety of office space configurations for water technology companies of varying sizes—from early-stage startups to midsize, established companies—as well
“Rethinking Cluster Initiatives,” a July 2018 report from the Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program, identified Milwaukee’s water technology sector as “a prime example” of the “cluster hub" model of cluster