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Super Products comes to Mukwonago

May 28th, 2019|

Super Products LLC broke ground on their new headquarters in the Town of Mukwonago in April 2019. The Waukesha County Center for Growth helped them select this site.

New $2 million “GROW Fund” will help businesses expand, provide housing solutions in Waukesha County

May 23rd, 2019|

A new $2 million economic development fund will support business expansion and innovative housing solutions in Waukesha County. The Generating Resources and Opportunity in Waukesha County (GROW) Fund has been created by the Waukesha County Center for Growth to give businesses access to financial resources, while allowing contributing banks to meet federal lending guidelines.

When one cabinet closes, another one opens

April 23rd, 2019|

Throughout his years in the field doing residential and commercial cabinetry, Tom Dahms has built up a large list of clients. From dentist offices across the state, to car dealerships, banks and dance studios, Tom has just about done it all. And with over 30 years of experience, Tom can now add business owner to his resume.

2019 Waukesha County Awards Finalists and Winners Announced

April 15th, 2019|

Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow, the Waukesha County Business Alliance and the Waukesha County Center for Growth have announced the finalists and winners for the 2019 Waukesha County Awards. The awards recognize top-performing businesses and nonprofit organizations that have a significant presence in Waukesha County and are making our community a great place to live, [...]

Waukesha County Center for Growth expands Board of Directors

February 26th, 2019|

The Waukesha County Center for Growth, Inc. has added three new members to its board of directors: Tom Fotsch, chief operating officer and owner of EmbedTek LLC; Patti Kneiser, vice president of employer services for Froedtert Health; and Jennifer Zierer, manager of local affairs for We Energies. Tom Fotsch is chief operating officer and owner [...]

2018 Year in Review

January 29th, 2019|

2018 was a strong year for the Waukesha County Center for Growth. Our role is to connect businesses with the resources they need to grow. Most of our companies say their number one concern is workforce. Because of that, we implemented a workforce development strategy this past year to develop Waukesha County students and prepare [...]

Measuring students’ preparedness after high school

January 22nd, 2019|

Currently, the state of Wisconsin has a tool that measures how prepared high school students are to attend college. The tool measures standardized test scores and more. However, those indicators aren’t necessarily representative of all the skills a high school student may need to be successful after high school graduation.

Taco Amigo

January 22nd, 2019|

Once Joe made his decision to purchase Taco Amigo, the Waukesha County Center for Growth helped him realize his dream.

We all scream for ice cream

January 22nd, 2019|

Denali completed a major addition to its plant on Calhoun Road in New Berlin in 2017, but soon needed additional capacity. The Waukesha County Center for Growth met with Denali to assist in identifying potential sites and facilities.