August 2012

Local CEOs help each other solve business issues

In mid-2011, the Racine County Economic Development Corp., or RCEDC, initiated a new program called the CEO Roundtable. It is designed to help executives of small and mid-size companies improve their leadership and management skills to help drive profitable business growth. We’ve completed the full first year of the program, and participants agree it is a huge success. ... Read More

Nelson Bros. & Strom still a manufacturer's friend after 93 years

RACINE — The late Herb and Frank Nelson and Cliff Strom would doubtless admire the work being done today at the machine shop that still bears their names. And present owners David and Mary Kay Hall fully appreciate the history of N ... Read More

New owners reopen the former J.W. Peters plant

Just a few years ago, J.W. Peters, the sprawling precast-concrete plant on the west edge of this city, employed hundreds of people. But these days, there is activity there again at what is now KW Precast. Two businessmen, one a former J.W. ... Read More