2015


March

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signs right-to-work bill - 3/9/2015 The Business Journal

Froedtert Hospital and two Aurora hospitals named to top 100 high value hospitals - 3/9/2015 The Business Journal

Amazon Kenosha project generated $157 million in spending last year - 3/5/2015 The Business Journal

Abele selects new Milwaukee County economic development director - 3/5/2015 The Business Journal

Waukesha-based Husco International among Manufacturer of the Year winners - 3/1/2015 The Business Journal


February

Newaukee partners with statewide groups to attract and keep young professionals in Wisconsin - 2/27/2015 The Business Journal

Water Council BREW accelerator embarks on round three - 2/26/2015 The Business Journal

Gearbox Express building first facility in planned Mukwonago business park - 2/25/2015 The Business Journal

Marquette opens business competition to the public - 2/20/2015 The Business Journal

Four Milwaukee-area companies among Fortune magazine Most Admired - 2/20/2015 The Business Journal

Four Wisconsin chefs named James Beard award semifinalists - 2/18/2015 The Business Journal

Illinois machining business Toolamation Services moving to Kenosha - 2/17/2015 The Business Journal


January

Next up for Water Council - Bag a Fortune 500 company - 1/22/2015 The Business Journal

Federal water center label for Milwaukee will take time - if it happens - 1/21/2015 The Business Journal

Wisconsin Governor Walker to launch trade mission to United Kingdom - 1/21/2015 The Business Journal

New businesses adding legal and financial expertise to M-WERC Energy Innovation Center - 1/14/2015 The Business Journal

BrightStar foundation invests $1M in five new startups - 1/14/2015 The Business Journal

Gardner Denver HQ relocation could bring 200 jobs to Milwaukee - 1/7/2015 The Business Journal

How tens of jobs became hundreds for Gardner Denver 3rd Ward HQ - 1/7/2015 The Business Journal



2014


December

Lavelle Industries starts $15M expansion of Burlington and Whitewater plants - 12/29/2014 The Business Journal

Carmex maker growing in Franklin and plotting future HQ expansion - 12/23/2014 The Business Journal

M-WERC readies startup incubator and sets 2015 goals - 12/19/2014 The Business Journal

First look at new Ward 4 startup hub in downtown Milwaukee - 12/18/2014 The Business Journal

Cambridge Major HQ expansion to add 75 jobs in Germantown - 12/16/2014 The Business Journal

Heraeus Electro-Nite to add 60 jobs to Hartland plant - 12/11/2014 The Business Journal

Growing Chicago startup opens product development office in Milwaukee - 12/5/2014 The Business Journal

Pressure washer maker moving division and 100 jobs into Pleasant Prairie building - 12/1/2014 The Business Journal


November

Potawatomi data holding center enters realm of big data with Milwaukee Institute partnership - 11/19/2014 The Business Journal

Wisconsin firms invited to 2015 trade mission to Canada - 11/18/2014 The Business Journal

Rockwell Automation sees US factory automation on the rise - 11/12/2014 The Business Journal

Two Milwaukee steakhouses among US top 100 - 11/12/2014 The Business Journal

FaB Wisconsin and MATC roll out proposed Food Maker School - 11/11/2014 The Business Journal

Reed Street Yards water tech office building could start construction in spring - 11/10/2014 The Business Journal


October

Amazon opens first Kenosha facility and is still hiring - 10/30/2014 The Business Journal

Wonderbox Technologies expanding and will hire 100 - 10/21/2014 The Business Journal

Uline buys 188 acres in Kenosha County for new distribution center - 10/14/2014 The Business Journal

WEDC increases grants to companies looking to increase export business - 10/14/2014 The Business Journal

Coleman Tool to expand and add jobs in Racine County - 10/14/2014 The Business Journal

Sheboygan architect growing with 3rd Ward office in Milwaukee - 10/10/2014 The Business Journal

Milwaukee Area Workforce Investment Board to host job fair featuring 800 jobs - 10/9/2014 The Business Journal

Hundreds of students visit manufacturing companies on National Manufacturing Day - 10/4/2014 The Business Journal

Federal grant awarded for HellermannTyton Milwaukee expansion - 10/2/2014 The Business Journal


September

Niagara Bottling to fill 70 jobs for Pleasant Prairie facility - 9/17/2014 The Business Journal

4000 jobs in two years only beginning of Kenosha County industrial boom - 9/12/2014 The Business Journal

First look inside the UWM School of Freshwater Sciences building - 9/12/2014 The Business Journal

Weimer Bearing plans to move 60 jobs to new Germantown facility - 9/5/2014 The Business Journal

Uline to lease large Pleasant Prairie building from Centerpoint and Wispark - 9/5/2014 The Business Journal

Milwaukee Institute and UWM Innovation Campus partner for high-performance computing - 9/2/2014 The Business Journal


August

Illinois company Quest Products plans HQ move to Pleasant Prairie and will add up to 60 state jobs - 8/21/2014 The Business Journal

Strauss Brands to expand and add jobs as grass-fed beef business surges - 8/19/2014 The Business Journal

Super Products leases space to open factory in Milwaukee - 8/7/2014 The Business Journal

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QuadGraphics looking to fill hundreds of jobs at plants and Sussex HQNews Redirect - 8/7/2014 The Business Journal

Aurora Health Care and five other Wisconsin health care leaders forming statewide partnership - 8/6/2014 The Business Journal

Mid-West Energy Research Consortium to build Energy Innovation Center - 8/1/2014 The Business Journal


July

Innovation in Milwaukee names Mike Lovell co-chair - 7/31/2014 The Business Journal

Think Global Institute launches Milwaukee program for women entrepreneursNews Redirect - 7/29/2014 The Business Journal

Pleasant Prairie preps site work for 250-acre Venture One business park - 7/25/2014 The Business Journal

Super Steel to add up to 50 jobs as business grows - 7/24/2014 The Business Journal

Kapco looks to newly acquired Grafton building for expansion - 7/20/2014 The Business Journal


June

Governor Walker talks business with Milwaukee community leaders at 3rd Ward forum - 6/28/2014 The Business Journal

Talent search - Local execs need skilled workers - 6/27/2014 The Business Journal

Wisconsin is one of top states in biotech job growth according to report - 6/26/2014 The Business Journal

Discovery World to add freshwater sustainability lab - 6/25/2014 The Business Journal

Machinery Row development project in Racine receives $9 million tax credit - 6/24/2014 The Business Journal

Milwaukee-area officials move forward with Advanced Manufacturing Training Center - 6/3/2014 The Business Journal

Uline to build $100M distribution center and second corporate building - 6/3/2014 The Business Journal

New Bizstarts entrepreneur director steps in - 6/3/2014 The Business Journal

FaB Milwaukee becomes FaB Wisconsin - 6/2/2014 The Business Journal


May

Manufacturing Communities Partnership gives Milwaukee region an edge in competing for federal grants - 5/31/2014 The Business Journal

Reed Street Yards office building for water companies to start construction in fall - 5/30/2014 The Business Journal

Medical College of Wisconsin to lead research on national study of sports-related brain injuries - 5/29/2014 The Business Journal

Neonatal ICU at Childrens Hospital of Wisconsin featured in Time - 5/23/2014 The Business Journal

Baptistas Bakery to be purchased by Snyders Lance of North Carolina - 5/7/2014 The Business Journal

Johnson Controls bringing 800 jobs to West Allis - 5/6/2014 The Business Journal


April

CorvisaCloud adding up to 100 employees to its cloud communications operations in Milwaukee - 4/23/2014 The Business Journal

FedEx plans distribution center in Menomonee Falls that will create 466 jobs - 4/20/2014 The Business Journal

Congratulations local winners of Wisconsin SBA awards - 4/3/2014 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Oberlin Filter plans new manufacturing headquarters in Waukesha - 4/2/2014 The Business Journal

Niagara Bottling $56 million Pleasant Prairie bottling plant announced - 4/2/2014 The Business Journal


March

Wisconsin chapter of Women in Manufacturing kicks off March 26 - 3/13/2014 The Business Journal

Accelerator building at UWM Innovation Campus set to open April 1 - 3/13/2014 The Business Journal

Hiring outlook for metro Milwaukee ranks second best in the nation - 3/11/2014 The Business Journal

Waukesha County Technical College and Lincoln Electric partner to create welding lab - 3/11/2014 The Business Journal

HellermannTyton expanding Milwaukee facility and adding 125 jobs - 3/10/2014 The Business Journal

New $30M state venture capital fund to focus on IT firms - 3/4/2014 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Startup accelerator Revolution Labs doubling class size in 2014 - 3/3/2014 The Business Journal

Gener8tor taking applications for 2014 summer startup program - 3/1/2014 The Business Journal


February

Carroll University to offer graduate program in entrepreneurship - 2/27/2014 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year winners announced - 2/27/2014 The Business Journal

American Express increases its investment in Scaleup Milwaukee - 2/26/2014 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Bleum Inc of China to open software development center near Milwaukee - 2/13/2014 The Business Journal

Fund Milwaukee investment network reaches $1 million mark - 2/11/2014 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Eaton spending $54M to expand and renovate Waukesha plants - 2/10/2014 The Business Journal

Bodybuilding to join BuySeasons in New Berlin and create 80 jobs - 2/9/2014 The Business Journal


January

Water Center debuts water cycle demonstration equipment - 1/30/2014 The Business Journal

Rishi Tea to break ground on Menomonee Valley headquarters - 1/28/2014 The Business Journal

United Natural Foods starting to hire 220 for Sturtevant center - 1/23/2014 The Journal Times

Manufacturer Toellner Systems relocates to Glendale from Wisconsin Rapids - 1/22/2014 The Business Journal

Two expanding Racine manufacturers adding up to 56 jobs - 1/17/2014 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

ExportTech export training program produces strong results - 1/17/2014 The Business Journal

Local Gener8tor program makes list of hot startup accelerators by CNN Money - 1/16/2014 The Business Journal

Campbell soups up its Milwaukee spice plant - 1/16/2014 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Wisconsin Fast Forward program to offer $15 million in workforce training grants - 1/6/2014 BizTimes



2013


December

Amazon expands plans for Kenosha fulfillment center - creating 575 more jobs - 12/17/2013 The Business Journal

Baptistas to lease former Harley warehouse for Franklin expansion - 12/15/2013 The Business Journal

Grants up to $50K available to WI businesses for high performance computing needs - 12/9/2013 The Business Journal

Milwaukee 7 FaB network is catalyst for food and beverage industry - 12/9/2013 BizTimes

Milwaukee goes FaB - Regional food and beverage cluster has recipe for growth - 12/9/2013 BizTimes

Wisconsin steps up efforts to court businesses in northern Illinois - 12/7/2013 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Robotic automation company Flex Automation expanding in Milwaukee - 12/5/2013 The Business Journal

Joint venture positions Johnson Controls as global leader in commercial air conditioning - 12/3/2013 The Business Journal

Water Council teams with Milwaukee Institute to provide high performance computing resources - 12/2/2013 The Water Council


November

Forging ties between Madison and Milwaukee startups - 11/29/2013 Wisconsin State Journal

East Troy-based Wisconsin Oven to break ground on addition - 11/26/2013 The Business Journal

Rust-Oleum plans $7 million expansion of Kenosha warehouse - 11/25/2013 The Business Journal

BrightStar to start investing $7 million in early stage companies - 11/25/2013 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

We Energies recognized as most reliable utility in America - 11/21/2013 The Business Journal

Milwaukee Region one of 8 metros selected for Brookings Global Cities Initiative - 11/21/2013

Coca-Cola plans $30 million investment at Milwaukee facility - 11/13/2013 The Business Journal

Brothers win first Launch Box Open Innovation Competition in Racine - 11/13/2013 The Journal Times

Airgas plans $13M expansion in Germantown - 11/8/2013 The Business Journal

National site selection magazine highlights changing business climate in Wisconsin - 11/1/2013 Site Selection


October

Kerry Ingredients commits to expansion in Jackson - 10/17/2013 Business Journal

Konecranes completes move from Gurnee to Pleasant Prairie - 10/16/2013 The Business Journal


September

Trans-Coil to build new HQ in Germantown - 9/16/2013 The Business Journal

Illinois manufacturer moving to Kenosha and bringing hundreds of jobs - 9/11/2013 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Angelic Bakehouse cooks up national strategy - 9/10/2013 The Business Journal

Efforts to brand Milwaukee as water technology hub reach milestone - 9/7/2013 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Hanna Cylinders moving HQ and 100 jobs to Pleasant Prairie - 9/4/2013 The Business Journal


August

Gener8tor startup launch attracts California venture capitalists - 8/30/2013 The Business Journal

Wisconsin targeting Minnesota firms - 8/29/2013 The Business Journal

Milwaukee food and beverage industry group charges fee and expands services - 8/28/2013 The Business Journal

MultiFab Products and Nova Technology doubling Menomonee Falls space - 8/23/2013 The Business Journal

German firm PTF to open US business in Sturtevant - 8/16/2013 The Business Journal

Wisconsin worker training program moves forward - 8/8/2013 The Business Journal

Franklin manufacturer plans to build new factory - 8/8/2013 The Business Journal

CR Industries expanding and adding 20 to 30 jobs - 8/8/2013 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Wisconsin a wind power leader - 8/7/2013 The Business Journal

Shorewood chef wins MATC kitchen entrepreneur challenge - 8/7/2013 The Business Journal


July

Solaris plans new headquarters in Menomonee Valley - 7/29/2013 The Business Journal

Strattec to host new GPS Education Partners classroom center - 7/29/2013 The Business Journal

Businesses must embrace the multigenerational workforce - 7/22/2013 BizTimes

Check again for nonstop flights from Mitchell International - 7/16/2013 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

MATC to expand Entrepreneurship Center - 7/16/2013 The Business Journal

Close up look at UWMs School of Freshwater Sciences - 7/11/2013 The Business Journal

Rishi Tea to build headquarters in Menomonee Valley - 7/11/2013 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Wisconsin ranks 14th in private-equity financing - 7/9/2013 The Business Journal

Kohls and Roundys included in list of top 100 US retailers - 7/9/2013 The Business Journal

BrightStar Wisconsin Foundation will invest in high growth companies across the state - 7/9/2013 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Water industry pushes purple pipes for proposed business park - 7/7/2013 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Wisconsin leaps to 20th in key economic growth index - 7/2/2013 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

MillerCoors adding 240 jobs in Milwaukee for new initiative - 7/1/2013 The Business Journal

Miller Baking plans expansion of Milwaukee headquarters - 7/1/2013 The Business Journal


June

Manpower forecasts steady US job gains and vigorous Milwaukee hiring - 6/10/2013 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Global competition makes Wisconsin skills gap difficult to solve - 6/9/2013 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Husco rolling out $45 million expansion - 6/7/2013 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Kikkoman to give UWM $1 million for water study - 6/7/2013 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Wisconsin firms team up on $45 million deal for plug in hybrid big trucks - 6/6/2013 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Argon Industries expanding in Milwaukee - 6/6/2013 InWisconsin.com

Optics equipment maker moving to new Germantown site - 6/6/2013 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Moose leader raves about Milwaukee experience - 6/5/2013 The Business Journal

Utilities saluted for green power participation - 6/5/2013 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

LED projects awarded funding - 6/4/2013 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel


May

FaB cluster helps food entrepreneurs get started - 5/27/2013 BizTimes

UWM and Johnson Controls form high-voltage partnership - 5/12/2013 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Gateway Technical College offers its fab lab in Sturtevant for small business use - 5/11/2013 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Chief Executive magazine ranks Wisconsin 17th best for business - 5/7/2013 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee World Trade Association merges with MMAC - 5/7/2013 The Business Journal

Prolitec of Milwaukee and Power Test of Sussex receive Governors Export Achievement Awards - 5/7/2013 InWisconsin.com

Milwaukee among 10 most exciting cities in America - 5/2/2013 Movoto Blog

ASQ joins Rockwell in manufacturing coalition - 5/1/2013 The Business Journal


April

Konecranes plans to move operations from Illinois to Pleasant Prairie - 4/22/2013 The Business Journal

Governor Walker announces opening of Wisconsin Center China - 4/18/2013 InWisconsin.com

Direct Supply and UWM join high performance computing consortium - 4/18/2013 The Business Journal

Wisconsin to collaborate with China on clean water and power technology - 4/16/2013 InWisconsin.com

QuadGraphics to hire 125 at New Berlin facility - 4/16/2013 The Business Journal

Milwaukee on list of 10 most unexpected cities for high tech - 4/10/2013 The Business Journal

Tours highlight economic vaue of creative cluster - 4/8/2013 BizTimes


March

Law firm joins tenants in Water Council building - 3/8/2013 BizTimes

Box maker to move 45 jobs to Pleasant Prairie from Illinois - 3/26/2013 The Business Journal

Evinrude to add engine line in Sturtevant - 3/19/2013 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Warehouse rebirth reflects rise in water technology - 3/18/2013 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

EMCO will move HQ from North Chicago to Pleasant Prairie - 3/6/2013 BizTimes

Bill to address Wisconsin skills gap heads to Walker's desk - 3/5/2013 The Business Journal


February

Wisconsin attracting Illinois businesses - 2/6/2013 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Panel says skilled workers needed for economic expansion - 2/4/2013 BizTimes

Milwaukee among best U.S. cities for urban forests - 2/4/2013 The Business Journal

Milwaukee outpaces Madison in patents per year, report shows - 2/4/2013 Wisconsin State Journal


January

Walker names Reed Hall to lead WEDC - 1/29/2013 The Business Journal

ABB project shows UWM Innovation Campus is for real - 1/21/2013 BizTimes

Steel Craft expanding, adding 50 jobs in Hartford - 1/17/2013 The Business Journal

Milwaukee Electric Tool adding 128 jobs in Brookfield - 1/14/2013 The Business Journal

Milwaukee's East Town named a top place for art - 1/7/2013 The Business Journal



2012


December

Carthage unveils plans for new science center - 12/21/2012 Carthage College

McLane Foodservice plans expansion, 45 new jobs in Yorkville - 12/12/2012 The Business Journal

United Natural Foods plans summer construction start in Sturtevant - 12/11/2012 The Business Journal

Northwestern Mutual tower plan wins early city support - 12/6/2012 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel


November

State ranks 13th in national business climate survey - 11/1/2012 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel


October

Feeding Job Market: MATC readies new food processing programs - 10/19/2012 The Business Journal