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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
 

Leman USA completes $6M-plus expansion

STURTEVANT — Leman USA has completed a $6.2 million, 99,100-square-foot expansion at its U.S. headquarters in the Renaissance Business Park.  Construction totaled about $5.2 million, and racking and equipment will add about another $1 million to the project, Leman Chief Financial Officer Randy Fortel said Tuesday.  According to Racine County Economic Development Corp., the addition of the warehouse/distribution space is expected to create 36 new local jobs. ... Read More
 

Racine County Companies Receive Training Grants

Four Racine County companies were among a dozen companies chosen to receive workforce training grants from Gateway Technical College ... Read More
 

Gateway's Albrecht: Manufacturing a Gateway career

Have you ever stopped and looked around, only to realize that so much of what we have and use to improve our lives comes through some form of manufacturing?  That’s right — from the food we eat at breakfast to the transportation we use to get to work or school, manufacturing plays a role in our everyday lives. The products we depend on are designed, built and maintained by workers up and down the manufacturing career ladder.  That is no more evident than right here. ... Read More
 
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