Press Releases & Columns
COMPETITION FOR TOP-TIER TALENT CONTINUES TO INTENSIFY
At its annual meeting, the Sheboygan County Economic Development Corp. unveiled its vision for filling existing and future high-wage jobs for skilled workers.
Innovation Community to build upon strong foundation of new housing, existing co-working and makerspace facilities
revBOOST to help companies achieve a 10-30% growth in revenue; project foundation for local Economic Gardening strategy
Sheboygan, WI – October 31, 2017 – Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC) today announced a plan to provide sales and marketing support for existing “second-stage” companies through a program called revBOOST. The first cohort of companies, expected to be five total, will be chosen through an application process beginning today. The program is a key step toward the development of SCEDC’s Economic Gardening Network.
Sheboygan, WI – One of the most robust manufacturing economies in the nation coupled with thousands of new job opportunities available present the foundation for Sheboygan County to be acknowledged as having the lowest poverty level in the United States.
Sheboygan will be hosting two events for construction firms, developers, real-estate professionals etc.. to learn more about Sheboygan development opportunities in the area on Tuesday, October 10th. Registration for both is free and learn more about the tour and networking event below.
Sheboygan, WI – Old World Creamery, an affiliate of Weyauwega Cheese, has been processing butter in their plant located at 1606 Erie Ave. in Sheboygan since last fall. The plant serves as the headquarters for their newly formed butter processing operation. Current products include Sheboygan’s Old World Butter, now available at many local retailers, as well as distributed in Woodman’s Grocery Stores.
WEDC, SCEDC and INSPIRE Sheboygan County partner to bring co-ops to all county schools as part of talent retention effort
Sheboygan, WI – August 11, 2017 – Sheboygan County high school co-ops will receive a shot in the arm. The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC) is providing a partnership between the Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation and INSPIRE Sheboygan County $45,000 to scale high school co-ops as well as to create best-practice guides for state-wide distribution.
Tracy Ann’s to offer organizational services and one-stop shop for novelties
Sheboygan, WI – August 10, 2017 – Tracy Ann’s Events, Weddings, & Rentals will soon launch to help eliminate the stress brought on from planning the perfect occasion. The new business, which will open on Monday, August 14, will be located at 633 North 8th Street, near Sonlight Books and the Mead Public Library.