Local Business News
Viewing entries posted in August 2011
The Sheboygan County Chamber of Commerce is the contact for SCORE counseling in Sheboygan County. SCORE is a nationwide program that now operates from Sheboygan County Chamber with a team of six SCORE counselors.
Dan Landrie is vice president of marketing at Surgical Site Solutions in Sheboygan, the company that markets and sells the ClipVac, a portable battery-operated vacuum with a single-use tip and filtered reservoir that attaches to surgical clippers made by two major manufacturers.
CLEVELAND — Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch was at Lakeshore Technical College on Wednesday to award $286,000 in grants to help train workers and increase productivity, safety and profitability at five companies in Sheboygan and Manitowoc.
Sheboygan’s unemployment rate dipped to 9.6 percent in July, down from 10.2 percent in June, according to figures released today from the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development.
The condition of Wisconsin banks continued to improve in the second quarter, but lending was down from a year ago, a report released Tuesday shows.
A new ownership group is set to revive a popular Sheboygan brewpub that closed its doors late last year following a long-running tax dispute between the former owners and the city.
CLEVELAND — The Lakeshore Technical College board unanimously approved at its August meeting two new culinary programs to be offered by the college as early as May, pending final approval by the Wisconsin Technical College System board in November, according to a news release from LTC.
Werner Electric Supply of Neenah is adding a location in Sheboygan. The branch will be located on South Taylor Drive, just north of Weeden Creek Road.
My work doesn't get much better than it did the other day. I picked up a phone call from Ron Kern of Minneapolis.
Here's what he said and he started the moment I answered: "I don't usually make calls like this, but I had to do it. I just returned from a weekend in Sheboygan and everyone treated us like we have never been treated."
MADISON — The 12,900 private-sector jobs that Wisconsin employers created last month not only bring our state's tally to 39,300 in six months, but they reflect the biggest one-month gain for Wisconsin's private sector since September 2003.