Category Archives: Featured Communities

Milwaukee named TechHire community by the White House.

MILWAUKEE — The administration of Pres. Barack Obama has designated Milwaukee as one of 15 new TechHire communities. It is a nationwide effort to increase the number of residents employed in the tech industry. “We know this is an area where jobs are ...

Smile! DentaQuest plans major Milwaukee expansion.

MILWAUKEE — DentaQuest plans to move more than 500 employees to its new Milwaukee office, and plans to hire 50-60 more this year. DentaQuest – the second largest oral health company in the United States and largest in the Medicaid space – announced ...

SIC Lazaro expanding Milwaukee plant.

MILWAUKEE — SIC Lazaro is expanding its 138,000-square-foot Milwaukee plant to increase sales and productivity. The manufacturer, based in Spain, currently employs about 50 at the plant and plans to add 30 more. SIC Lazaro produces counterweights for ...

Corrugated Supplies investing $200M in Milwaukee plant.

MILWAUKEE — Corrugated Supplies announced its plans to build a $200 million linerboard mill in the Milwaukee area during 2017. The manufacturer, based in Illinois, is not ready to share the full details, but will initially employ about 100 at the pla ...

Governor highlights Project SEARCH program.

MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Scott Walker toured William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital in Madison to highlight its Project SEARCH partnership. This one-year transition program focuses on providing training and education to young adults with disabilit ...

WEDC awarded economic development honors.

MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation received two Excellence in Economic Development Awards from the International Economic Development Council. One award was for Sustainable and Green Development, and the other for a Special ...

Bon-Ton hiring 13,500 holiday workers nationwide.

MILWAUKEE, Wis. — The Bon-Ton Stores is hiring 13,000 seasonal associates across its 270 stores and another 500 at its distribution centers and e-commerce fulfillment center. Bon-Ton operates stores under the names Bon-Ton, Boston Store, Bergner’s, ...

Cosentry expanding Milwaukee data center.

MILWAUKEE — Cosentry, the leading provider of IT solutions in the Midwest, announced it has expanded several of its Midwestern data center facilities, including one in Milwaukee. Totaling nearly 32,000 square feet of new colocation space, these expansi ...