WEDC now accepting applications for Certified In Wisconsin Program

Published Monday, January 14, 2019
The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is now accepting applications for its Certified In Wisconsin® Program, which designates industrial parcels of 20 acres or more as being “development ready.” The program has played a key role in helping communities throughout the state attract new companies by providing independent more»

Kimberly-Clark Neenah Nonwovens Begins Layoffs in March; Fox Valley Workforce Development Board Leads Rapid Response Efforts

Published Friday, January 11, 2019
The Fox Valley Workforce Development Board has been notified of the impending closure of Kimberly-Clark Corporation’s Neenah Nonwovens Facility, located at 1111 Henry Street, Neenah. The notice from the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development indicates positions will begin to be eliminated March 15-29 and a final closure is expected on or about more»

J. J. Keller Completes $7 Million Renovation on Neenah Corporate Campus

Published Thursday, January 10, 2019
More than 250 associates with J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. are starting the New Year in a new, modern workspace. The company recently completed a $7 million renovation of the Vinland Building, one of two facilities on its corporate campus at 3003 Breezewood Lane, Neenah. The renovation, encompassing two stories and 65,000 square feet at the more»

Six regional business leaders named to New North board of directors

Published Thursday, January 10, 2019
Regional leaders Fabio Bordignon of Fincantieri Marine Group, Angela Creel of Thrivent Financial, Coreen Dicus-Johnson of Network Health, Chris Hess of Goodwill NCW, Maggie Lund of ThedaCare and Ken Zacharias of CliftonLarsonAllen LLP have been named to the board of directors of New North Inc., Vicki Updike, New North co-chair and chair of the board more»

Most Active Shooter Events Are Over Before Law Enforcement Arrives

Published Wednesday, January 9, 2019
The FBI reported 30 active shooter incidents in 2017, the highest number ever recorded in a one-year period. With nearly half (42%) of incidents between 2000 and 2017 taking place at businesses or areas of commerce, and the majority of them ending before law enforcement arrived, it’s critical that employers are prepared for the unthinkable. J. J. more»

Celebrating Volunteers event honors Fox Valley volunteers with $31,000 in donations

Published Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Nominations are being accepted for an annual event celebrating some of the Fox Valley’s outstanding volunteers, nonprofit-business partnership and promoting the community’s commitment to volunteerism. Awards in seven categories will be presented during the 22nd Celebrating Volunteers event, sponsored by the Community Foundation for the Fox more»

Consolidated Construction Honored with Two Gold “Projects of Distinction” Construction Excellence Awards from ABC

Published Monday, January 7, 2019
Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) of Wisconsin has recognized Consolidated Construction Co. Inc., a full-service design/build firm headquartered in Appleton, with GoldProjects of Distinction Awards for construction excellence for the firm’s Park Creek Independent Living facility (Cypress, Texas) and Ajinomoto Windsor, Inc. frozen food plant more»

WEDC to host webinar on state’s Certified In Wisconsin Program

Published Monday, January 7, 2019
Municipalities, developers and others who would like to learn more about the state’s Certified In Wisconsin® Program, which designates industrial parcels as being “development ready,” are invited to participate in a free webinar at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9. The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) will begin accepting more»

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