Published: June 21, 2010
Tags: Steven Crandell, Stier, Stier Construction, tax-incremental financing, TIF, Vrakas, Waukesha, Waukesha County Chamber of Commerce, Waukesha Electric Systems, Weldall Mfg.
By Sean Ryan Public money is fueling the tug of war for private development in cities such as Waukesha, where two manufacturers are requesting city support for expansions. Waukesha Electric Systems Inc., which plans an estimated $70 million expansion, is seeking $9 million in city grants. That planned expansion prompted Waukesha-based Weldall Mfg. Inc., a [...]
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 [...]
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Federal energy officials have handed Wisconsin $10 million to improve electrical grids. The money is part of $620 million in stimulus money that will support 32 grid improvement projects across the country. Projects include large-scale energy storage, monitoring devices and other technological upgrades that will serve as models for the rest [...]