Press Releases & Columns
Sheboygan, WI - Thomas by Gardner Denver, a pioneering manufacturer of systems, compressors and pumps in the medical, laboratory, environmental and industrial sector, will be hosting a direct-hire event for new team members at their Thomas Center for Applied Technology (TCAT) Facility on Wednesday, August 1st from 1-5pm. The facility is located at 1536 N 18th Street, Sheboygan.
Elkhart Lake, USA – Plans have been set and construction will soon begin on an innovative housing concept merging automotive enthusiasm and living space. Planned by Jason Miller, Trackside Townhomes is constructing a private, twelve-structure, 24-unit customizable residence community with an emphasis on quality living adjacent to the four-mile track. The development is located in both the towns of Plymouth and Rhine, just east of the storied race course.
Combined firm to be operated from Sheboygan Falls
Sheboygan Falls, WI – July 16, 2018 – Frontier Craftsmen, a local woodworking firm formed in 2016 has acquired the assets of Crockett’s Cabinetry of Glenbeulah, an existing high-end cabinetry business. When the deal is closed, the combined operation will operate from Frontier Craftsmen’s facility at 638 Monroe Street in downtown Sheboygan Falls.
20-year old family business doing well with internet sales
Sheboygan Falls, WI – July 12, 2018 – Dura-trel, one of North America’s largest manufacturers of quality vinyl lawn and garden products plans to build a 66,000 square foot building in Sheboygan Falls’ Vision Business Park.
Culinary gem offers small-town Texas roots with quirky Austin flair
Sheboygan – Sheboygan’s newest and freshest food truck is now open for business. Kager Barbeque opened for business last weekend, located adjacent to the Petro Center at 3801 Superior Avenue.
Development Map Provides Snap Shot of Growth
Sheboygan, WI – June 28, 2018 – The Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC) compiled major real-estate developments which have been completed or started in 2017 & 2018. The map is the most comprehensive document showing development in the Sheboygan-area.
Planning Efforts Look to Building a Strong Future
Random Lake, WI – June 27, 2018 – Development in the Village of Random Lake has returned. This year several new home construction permits were issued after nearly a decade long new home construction drought. Several of the units were new spec condos which sold before being completed. “Random Lake is actively working to pick up the pace for economic growth at a time when Sheboygan County is booming,” stated Village President Matthew Brockmeier. “Our community cannot take growth for granted, and it is essential that we take an active role in enhancing living and economic prospects for our current and future residents and businesses.”
Experienced community leader catalyzes collaborative effort
Dr. Joseph Sheehan has been hired to serve as the Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC) newly created position of Executive Director. Gary Dulmes, SCEDC chair announced that Dr. Sheehan will be the face of the organization, enhance community partnerships, and drive collaborative efforts around FreshTech, the proposed Innovation District.
Hearing scheduled for Tuesday, June 19 at UW-Fond du Lac campus
Sheboygan/Fond du Lac - The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Northeast Region office announces a public hearing has been scheduled for the WIS 23 corridor from US 151 in the city of Fond du Lac to County Road P in the city of Plymouth. The public hearing provides an opportunity to give testimony regarding proposed transportation improvements that affect both near-term and long-term changes to the corridor.
Innovative alignment with Small Business Development Center planned
Sheboygan, WI – June 11, 2018 – Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC) today announced the expansion of their entrepreneurial development services with the hiring of Ray York to the role of Entrepreneurship Specialist. A graduate of Lakeland University, York will be tasked with helping support the strong growth of SCEDC’s support for stimulating entrepreneurship and new business development. Since 2016, York has served as President and Owner of York Estates, Inc., which includes The Rochester Inn of Sheboygan Falls.