​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.

​While numerous programs in Wisconsin provide support and assistance to startups, Scale Up Milwaukee, a Greater Milwaukee Committee initiative, focuses on helping business in all stages prepare for rapid growth.

​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.

​Having grown by 27 percent in 2016 alone, WEDC is supporting the expansion of Oak Creek's Report Exec, an applications that offers more efficient and accurate public safety incident reporting.