Plexus Corp. says its new $50 million high-tech manufacturing plant in Neenah will create 350 jobs.
MELROSE, Minn. (AP) — Melrose has lured a boat manufacturing plant to the central Minnesota town with an incentives agreement. The St. Cloud Times reports the city will make a tax-increment financing plan and a 10-year revolving loan available to Warrior Boats LLC. The boat company agrees to build a 10,000-square-foot building in Melrose and [...]
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Johnson Controls Inc. said Wednesday that it will invest $100 million to build a plant in China that will produce vehicle batteries with start-stop technology. The plant will supply global and local automakers in Asia and is expected to begin production in early 2013. It’s part of Johnson Controls’ plans to expand [...]
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Auto parts maker Johnson Controls Inc. says it will upgrade and expand a northwest Ohio battery plant, a move that will add 50 jobs. The Milwaukee-based company plans to invest $138.5 million to convert the factory near Toledo so it will produce batteries for more fuel-efficient vehicles, including those using start-stop [...]
STOUGHTON, Wis. (AP) — Firefighters from six departments battled a blaze at Uniroyal Engineered Products in Stoughton early Tuesday. According to a Dane County communications center dispatcher, firefighters were called to the plant about 4 a.m. where smoke and fire was pouring from an exterior heating unit at the plant. There are no reports of [...]
Published: June 6, 2010
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By Chris Thompson
The friction caused by the furious hand-wringing over plasma gasification could, in itself, be considered a form of renewable energy.
OSCEOLA, Wis. (AP) — Polaris Industries Inc. will shut down its parts plant in the western Wisconsin city of Osceola, according to the company. The Medina, Minn.-based maker of snowmobiles, ATVs and Victory motorcycles is moving many of the operations to a new facility in the Monterrey-Saltillo area of Mexico. Polaris will continue to make [...]
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The state has approved $45 million in bond authority for a central Wisconsin factory that could eventually create 600 jobs. Energy Composites plans to build a plant that will produce turbine blades for wind farms. The company already employs about 70 people in Wisconsin Rapids where it develops composite materials used [...]
WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — The SPX Corp. will invest $70 million in its Waukesha Electric Systems’ manufacturing plant in southeastern Wisconsin, the company announced Monday. According to SPX, it will increase the size of the Waukesha facility by about 50 percent and provide the company with greater capability to make large, high-voltage power transformers. The [...]
WHITEHALL, Wis. (AP) — An Illinois milk-related company has agreed to pay $535,000 in fines stemming from safety violations at a Wisconsin plant, according to a federal safety organization. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced the settlement Wednesday with Milk Specialties Co. The company is based in Carpentersville, Ill. Its products include a protein [...]