Local Business News
Viewing entries posted in June 2011
Inside a Plymouth manufacturing plant that built its reputation producing foam insulation for the construction industry, an unlikely new product line has emerged to help the company navigate a still down economy — toys.
The NASCAR Nationwide Series returns to Road America this week for the Bucyrus 200 Presented by Menards. This year, GRAND-AM will join NNS on the three-day schedule with the Rolex Sports Car Series 250 Driven by VISITFLORIDA.com and the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge.
A Mequon developer is close to purchasing a former recreation complex and sports bar that’s sat empty in Sheboygan’s South Pier District for nearly three years, according to city officials.
City officials are taking a new approach to marketing the Indiana Avenue corridor, focusing on bringing high-tech jobs to the area and renaming it as Fresh Tech Sheboygan to capitalize on the proximity to Lake Michigan.
Sheboygan Falls-based Johnsonville Sausage Inc. today officially introduced its new Chicken Sausage, with “50 percent less fat and 100 percent Johnsonville taste.”
Available in three varieties - Apple, Three Cheese Italian Style and Chipotle Monterey Jack Cheese - Johnsonville Chicken Sausage is now available in select retailers nationwide.
The Sheboygan Common Council on Monday night voted to annex the 177-acre Schuchardt property, one of the last and largest pieces of undeveloped land in or near the city limits, and voted to accept a $40,000 grant that will be used to develop a conservation plan for future "green" business development there.
Manufacturers and agricultural businesses would be allowed to shave as much as 7.5% off what they pay in state income taxes under a motion passed by a joint legislative committee Friday night.
The Kohler Co. continues to expand its operations in India, where it recently opened a new faucet manufacturing plant, according to a news release.
Sheboygan Falls, a modestly-sized city of about 7,600 residents in northeast Wisconsin, is not commonly considered to be a hot-spot for clean-technology start-ups or a haven for green-minded consumers.
Burkart-Heisdorf Insurance Agency Inc. was honored by West Bend Mutual Insurance Company with the company's Partners In Excellence program. It's the fourth time in five years Burkart-Heisdorf has been honored.