Thanks to newly announced financial commitments from several area business and local municipalities, the Sheboygan Falls to Plymouth rail line restoration project appears to be back on track.
A private equity firm has committed $5 million in financing to a California-based company with plans to open an automotive-plastics recycling operation inside a vacant Sheboygan factory later this year.
Madison-based Great Wolf Resorts announced Thursday that it has finalized the sale of the Blue Harbor Resort and Conference Center in Sheboygan to a pair of privately held hotel operators, receiving $4.2 million for the struggling resort.
J.L. French Automotive Castings announced Thursday that it will spend $18 million to upgrade its Sheboygan manufacturing operations in order to meet new production deals it's reached with Ford Motor Co.
SHEBOYGAN — A public/private coalition has been formed to provide all but $1 million of the money needed to put the restoration of the Plymouth-Sheboygan Falls rail line back on track.
Festival Foods officials held a ceremonial groundbreaking Monday at the site of the company's new 71,000-square-foot supermarket in Sheboygan and said they hope to open in September.
MANITOWOC — Richard Larson, president of Manitowoc-based GreenSky Energetics Inc., said the industry for energy-efficiency products is growing and will continue to do so.
PLYMOUTH – The recent approval of local assistance from the city of Plymouth and the state of Wisconsin to support Dairy Farmers of America, Inc.’s (DFA) investment in machinery and continued operations in Plymouth was a coordinated effort between many project partners. The Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC) worked closely with DFA officials and their tax advisory and consulting firm, Ryan, the city of Plymouth, Wisconsin Department of Commerce, Lakeshore Technical College, and others to arrive at a meaningful assistance package which met the needs of the company and will likely result in DFA’s continued operations in Sheboygan County.
Sheboygan, on the western shore of Lake Michigan, was one of the earliest jumping-off points for pioneers and settlers. River traffic, and later rail, helped the city become a substantial trading and manufacturing center. Today this thriving Midwest community is the county seat and enjoys the nickname of the Bratwurst Capital of the World, a tip of the hat to the largely German immigrants who were among the city's earliest inhabitants.
Officials from Pentair, Inc., the City of Sheboygan and the She-boygan County Economic Development Corporation announce the upcoming demolition of an exist-ing 272,000 square-foot facility located at 502 Indiana Ave.