We know one of our greatest strengths in Waukesha County is manufacturing. However, there are many different types, each with their own specific needs and requirements. We broke down the broad sector of manufacturing into different industries, so we can really see where our strengths lie.
The number one concern we hear from the business community is workforce. In a survey we conducted in 2017, 67% of businesses in Waukesha County report finding a skilled workforce to be the primary challenge they face when starting or growing their business. It’s time for us to address that.
Robyn Ludtke, talent and education manager for the Waukesha County Business Alliance, recently participated in the final session facilitated by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Talent Pipeline Management Academy, in Washington D.C.
The Waukesha County Center for Growth is proud to be included in the Wisconsin Economic Development Association‘s Leading the Way magazine for 2017. The publication is designed to showcase problems being solved by Wisconsin’s economic development experts and support organizations. On page 20 of the magazine, you can learn about how the Wisconsin Small Business Development Center Network and the Waukesha [...]
Span Tech LLC®, a global manufacturer of custom-built plastic chain conveyor systems based in Kentucky, has opened a new 8,000 square foot Sales & Service Center and testing facility in Waukesha.
Robyn Ludtke, talent and education manager for both the Waukesha County Business Alliance and the Waukesha County Center for Growth, recently participated in the second of three classes facilitated by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Talent Pipeline Management Academy in Washington D.C.
Foxconn has announced Mount Pleasant as the site for its new $10 billion manufacturing plant. The Waukesha County Center for Growth and the Waukesha County Business Alliance have been supportive of the project since the beginning, and we have been working hard to make sure that Waukesha County is poised to take advantage of the many opportunities Foxconn has to offer.
The Waukesha County Business Alliance, Waukesha County Center for Growth, Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow and Waukesha-Ozaukee-Washington (WOW) Workforce Development board gathered results from a survey that reveals trends for business in Waukesha County.
The Waukesha County Center for Growth, Inc., in partnership with the Waukesha County Business Alliance and the Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC), has added a second business consultant with the hire of Scott Alderton.
What do you want to do when you’re finished with high school? Become a doctor, a lawyer or a police officer? What about a computer-numeric-controlled (CNC) machinist, a construction manager or a diagnostic medical sonographer? What do you think of those careers? Have you heard of them?