Hundreds of workers sought by local companies
Consider this. One local employee at a global manufacturing firm based in Sheboygan County started in 2005. Fast forward to today: The company, hiring from within, promoted this employee and he now makes double what he did when he started—in less than a decade.
Four years since its founding, county economic development corporation is getting jobs to the table
Jan. 13, 2014—Sheboygan, Wis.—Nearly one in ten of the 39,582 jobs impacted by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) in Wisconsin from July 2012 to July 2013, or 3565 jobs, were in Sheboygan County. These numbers highlight a manufacturing economic engine that is re-emerging rapidly in Sheboygan County as recent job growth bodes well for 2014.
Supplier to automotive, construction and green industries chooses to retain corporate headquarters here with bricks-and-mortar expansion to Northeast Wisconsin
Sheboygan County Ranks in Top 50 Smartest Areas in America
Sheboygan County Ranks in Top 20 Most Innovative Areas
This is an exciting time for Sheboygan County as new opportunities for growth continue to surface. I am delighted to highlight several local companies experiencing tremendous success. As front-runners of economic development, these businesses are models for growth and exemplify exceptional leadership qualities.
Coastal Connections is hosting its Annual All Member Meeting at 12:00 pm at The Bull on Wednesday, February 13, 2013. The event allows attendees to socialize with members and guests, review the organization’s events and accomplishments over the last year, and learn more about leadership opportunities in the organization.
Everyone is invited to celebrate a successful 2012 with us, preview the events of 2013, and recognize members and sponsors that support our organization. Whether you are a current member, past member, or just want to find out more about what Coastal Connections, you’ll want to attend this event. Also be sure to invite your colleagues who are looking for a way to get involved in an organization and meet new people. The All Member Meeting is a great networking opportunity for members and non-members alike!
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STATE CAPITOL- Today, State Senator Joe Leibham (R-Sheboygan) had the opportunity to listen to Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker as he gave the annual State of the State address to members of both houses of the Wisconsin legislature. The address took place in the State Assembly chambers. Following Governor Walker’s remarks, Senator Leibham offered the following reaction:
VALUE CHAIN MAPPING NEXT STEP IN LAKESHORE INDUSTRY CLUSTER INITIATIVE
Sheboygan Falls, WI – Johnsonville Sausage broke ground on an expansion of one of their Sheboygan Falls manufacturing facilities. This expansion will add more than 40,000 square feet to the plant, which will be used for innovation and new product development. Johnsonville is working with Wisconsin-based contractors and engineers and anticipates adding nearly 35 full-time positions once the expansion is completed.