Press Releases & Columns
Hearing scheduled for Tuesday, June 19 at UW-Fond du Lac campus
Sheboygan/Fond du Lac - The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Northeast Region office announces a public hearing has been scheduled for the WIS 23 corridor from US 151 in the city of Fond du Lac to County Road P in the city of Plymouth. The public hearing provides an opportunity to give testimony regarding proposed transportation improvements that affect both near-term and long-term changes to the corridor.
Innovative alignment with Small Business Development Center planned
Sheboygan, WI – June 11, 2018 – Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC) today announced the expansion of their entrepreneurial development services with the hiring of Ray York to the role of Entrepreneurship Specialist. A graduate of Lakeland University, York will be tasked with helping support the strong growth of SCEDC’s support for stimulating entrepreneurship and new business development. Since 2016, York has served as President and Owner of York Estates, Inc., which includes The Rochester Inn of Sheboygan Falls.
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Major investment helps expand food manufacturing cluster here
Initiating plan to expand team-oriented culture
Sheboygan, WI – May 10, 2018 – Nemschoff, manufacturer of high-quality furniture since 1950, is adding another 18 members to their staff and also implementing a plan to bring management, sales and marketing into a more collaborative working environment.
Oostburg, WI – May 8, 2018 – Masters Gallery Foods will be hosting a job fair on Wednesday, May 9th at the Oostburg Municipal Building (1140 Minnesota Avenue, Oostburg) from 9a - 1p and again from 3-6p. Positions in both Plymouth and Oostburg include: second and third shift line attendants, utility or sanitation positions. Summer college opportunities are also available. Starting wage for line attendants - $18.58; utility or sanitation - $19.31. Candidates may apply on site and can expect to wait less than fifteen minutes for a guaranteed interview. If unable to attend, or wish to apply prior to the event, please visit www.mastersgalleryfoods.com/careers.
Investment designed to advance development in downtown Plymouth
Plymouth, WI – May 4, 2018 – The “Cheese Capital of the World” has been awarded historical tax credits through The Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC) to help catalyze the success of the destination-driven restoration project.
Sheboygan County joins municipalities nationwide to increase awareness of jobs and career development programs that enhance local economic impact
Sheboygan County (May 3, 2018) Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC) is participating in National Economic Development Week; this year’s recognition will run from May 6-10, 2018. National Economic Development Week (NEDW) was created and is coordinated by The International Economic Development Council (IEDC), the largest professional membership organization for economic developers. It is being held during the week of the organization’s 92nd anniversary as the largest professional membership organization for economic developers.
SHEBOYGAN, WISCONSIN - City officials celebrated the momentous time in the future of the City of Sheboygan with a groundbreaking of the new SouthPointe Enterprise Campus. The new campus will provide “shovel-ready” developable sites ranging from two acres to 40 acres. “In order to continue our long history of the family owned companies and be competitive in the regional economy, it was very important for the City to invest in a new enterprise campus,” stated Michael Vandersteen, Mayor, City of Sheboygan. SouthPointe Enterprise Campus (Phase 1) consists of the 162 acres with 132 developable acres available for new industrial and light manufacturing related businesses. The new campus will include 11,000 lineal feet of the sanitary sewer, storm sewer, and water main. Approximately 8,000 lineal feet of new streets including Horizon Drive, South Taylor Drive and SouthPointe Drive will be constructed. Over 700,000 cubic yards of the grading will be completed over this construction season. PTS Contractors, Green Bay, WI, were awarded the $10.5 million contract. The project will be substantially complete by December 1, 2018.
Quality fabricator is first business in Sheboygan Falls’ Vision Business Park
Sheboygan Falls, WI – April 20, 2018 – For nearly 15 years, Rick Brickner’s Metallic Tube Applications LLC has been providing high-quality products, made to customer specifications, from many types of steel tubing from a leased facility in Sheboygan Falls. The challenge has been building for some time—growth of the business has exceeded their current facility and the need to meet additional customer demand in a larger facility.