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Grand Appliance moving HQ to Sturtevant

Grand Appliance and TV will move its headquarters from Zion, Ill., and consolidate two of its warehouses into a new 137,000-square-foot facility in Sturtevant. The $8 million project is expected to result in 120 jobs relocated to Sturtevant and 22 new jobs created over three years, according to the Racine County Economic Development Corp. ... Read More

Sealed Air bringing 48 jobs to vacant Caledonia building

Sealed Air Corp. will strengthen its presence in Racine County in the coming months, as it plans to occupy a vacant building in Caledonia, Village Administrator Tom Christensen said Friday. ... Read More

Wispark President Jerry Franke to Retire

Jerry Franke, the president of  ... Read More

Racine Approves Phase One of Hotel and Event Center with Hockey Team

The City of Racine announced this week that it will support moving forward with phase one of the development of a hotel and event center in Racine. The announcement comes after the decision by the Milwaukee Bucks to place their D-League team in Oshkosh instead of Racine or Sheboygan. ... Read More

Goodwill Expansion Could Mean up to 150 New Jobs

The Goodwill company is poised to make a big splash in Mount Pleasant in 2017 - and one that could mean up to 150 new jobs. ... Read More

Amston Trailer Sales opens $7M dealership

Amston Trailer Sales opened for business on Monday in a new, $7 million dealership along Interstate 94, and the owners expect the move to drive a big increase in revenue. ... Read More

InSinkErator plans new local HQ, lab


New Glarus Brewing chooses Burlington glass plant

BURLINGTON — The next bottle of New Glarus Brewing Co. beer you drink will not just be a Wisconsin-made beverage but also come in a locally made bottle.  On Monday, executives of Ardagh Group celebrated a decision by New Glarus Brewing to buy all of its bottles from the Ardagh glass manufacturing plant at 815 McHenry St., Burlington. Ardagh’s 537,000-square-foot plant on the edge of the city, an employer of about 400 people, is now in full production of the New Glarus bottles, P... Read More

New financing option for county business owners

RACINE COUNTY — Business owners who have been meaning to replace that aging HVAC system or boiler have a new way to do it.  The Racine County Board has approved joining a statewide energy efficiency group that gives county business owners long-term financing for improvements to their facilities.  The Property Assessed Clean Energy Commission helps facilitate loans to business owners for various components of a building, like lighting, windows, insulation, boilers, compressors, mo... Read More

Restaurant plans emerge for former Golden Keys site

MOUNT PLEASANT — The owners of O&H Danish Bakery are planning a new fast-casual restaurant at the former Golden Keys restaurant property on Highway 20.  The Olesen family’s development plans at 5930 Washington Ave. include a 4,900-square-foot building with two tenant spaces, one of which will be the restaurant. The property is immediately west of the O&H Danish Bakery store, baking center and company headquarters which opened last year. ... Read More
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