Category Archives: Wisconsin

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 ...

GenMet celebrates Manufacturing Day with governor.

MEQUON, Wis. — Gov. Scott Walker joined GenMet employees and students at their Manufacturing Day celebration in Mequon. This celebration allows students from the community to tour GenMet’s facilities and experience the different types of manufacturi ...

Governor proclaims October Manufacturing Month in state.

DEPERE, Wis. — Gov. Scott Walker kicked off Manufacturing Month with a visit to PDQ Manufacturing in De Pere. Manufacturing Month highlights Wisconsin’s strong manufacturing industry and showcases the many opportunities for high-quality careers availa ...

Phoenix Investors moving to downtown Milwaukee.

MILWAUKEE — Phoenix Investors will move 30 employees to downtown Milwaukee and hire 10 more people to keep up with a growing portfolio of industrial buildings. The company is a growing commercial real estate investor specializing in buying and renovat ...

WEDC in 2015: 26,822 jobs, $1.2 billion invested.

MADISON, Wis. — In fiscal year 2015, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and its key strategic partners provided financial and operational assistance to more than 5,000 businesses and 100 communities. “This report shows that WEDC’s busine ...

UnitedHealth hiring 134 in Howard.

HOWARD, Wis. — UnitedHealth Group plans to hire 134 employees for its Howard office. Headquartered in Minnesota, the company is a national health insurance and services provider. According to its website, UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified hea ...