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Less than one month after environmental and voter organizations challenged the state of Wisconsin’s approval for Foxconn Technology Group to use Lake Michigan water for the planned Mount Pleasant complex, the company said it will spend $30 million on a...

Foxconn to spend $30M on technology to cut Lake Michigan water use

Less than one month after environmental and voter organizations challenged the state of Wisconsin’s approval for Foxconn Technology Group to use Lake Michigan water for the planned Mount Pleasant complex, the company said it will spend $30 million on a… Read more at: Manufacturing News – Manufacturing News Headlines | Bizjournals.com

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Jon Hammes, who has served in leading fundraising capacities for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s campaigns, says his company’s expertise and experience is why Brookfield-based Hammes Company landed the assignment as master developer for Foxconn Technolog...

Q&A: Jon Hammes says firm won Foxconn assignment based on experience

Jon Hammes, who has served in leading fundraising capacities for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s campaigns, says his company’s expertise and experience is why Brookfield-based Hammes Company landed the assignment as master developer for Foxconn Technolog… Read more at: Manufacturing News – Manufacturing News Headlines | Bizjournals.com

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Vice President Mike Pence talked up President Donald Trump’s impact on the economy in Milwaukee Wednesday and singled out Harley-Davidson Inc. as an example of a company being boosted by Trump’s trade policy.

Pence, appearing at the Wisconsin Center i...

Vice President Pence touts Trump tax cuts ahead of Gov. Walker fundraiser: Slideshow

Vice President Mike Pence talked up President Donald Trump’s impact on the economy in Milwaukee Wednesday and singled out Harley-Davidson Inc. as an example of a company being boosted by Trump’s trade policy. Pence, appearing at the Wisconsin Center i… Read more at: Manufacturing News – Manufacturing News Headlines | Bizjournals.com

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Foxconn Technology Group will announce in the next two to three days the subcontractors for the start of its planned $10 billion project in Racine County, the company’s second-ranking executive said.

At the same time, Foxconn will start construction i...

Foxconn exec Woo says subcontractors for $10 billion plant nearly all from Wisconsin

Foxconn Technology Group will announce in the next two to three days the subcontractors for the start of its planned $10 billion project in Racine County, the company’s second-ranking executive said. At the same time, Foxconn will start construction i… Read more at: Manufacturing News – Manufacturing News Headlines | Bizjournals.com

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Foxconn Technology Group executives exercised surprising thrift during its staff's visits to Wisconsin in 2017, including a high-level meeting at the Hampton Inn. Meanwhile, a state official issued a caveat that the Pfister Hotel was overpriced.

Foxconn was thrifty in Milwaukee hotel, meeting choices, WEDC emails show

Foxconn Technology Group executives exercised surprising thrift during its staff’s visits to Wisconsin in 2017, including a high-level meeting at the Hampton Inn. Meanwhile, a state official issued a caveat that the Pfister Hotel was overpriced. Read more at: Manufacturing News – Manufacturing News Headlines | Bizjournals.com

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Emails obtained by the Milwaukee Business Journal show how Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele offered to use his influence at the Milwaukee Art Museum and to pay the cost of an event celebrating Foxconn Technology Group's plans for southeast Wiscon...

Chris Abele stepped up with cash for Foxconn event at Milwaukee Art Museum: Documents

Emails obtained by the Milwaukee Business Journal show how Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele offered to use his influence at the Milwaukee Art Museum and to pay the cost of an event celebrating Foxconn Technology Group’s plans for southeast Wiscon… Read more at: Manufacturing News – Manufacturing News Headlines | Bizjournals.com

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Foxconn Technology Group executives Louis Woo and Alan Yeung met privately backstage with President Donald Trump and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker at Waukesha County Technical College in June 2017 before Trump all but revealed the identity of “a major, m...

Trump’s early disclosure of Foxconn talks didn’t alter state’s pursuit of firm, officials say

Foxconn Technology Group executives Louis Woo and Alan Yeung met privately backstage with President Donald Trump and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker at Waukesha County Technical College in June 2017 before Trump all but revealed the identity of “a major, m… Read more at: Manufacturing News – Manufacturing News Headlines | Bizjournals.com

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With the Milwaukee 7 celebrating its biggest year ever of attracting economic development, Democratic Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and Republican Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow shared an actual "Kumbaya" moment.

Barrett and Farrow are two of the...

Gov. Walker, public officials help Milwaukee 7 celebrate Foxconn, other successes: Slideshow

With the Milwaukee 7 celebrating its biggest year ever of attracting economic development, Democratic Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and Republican Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow shared an actual “Kumbaya” moment. Barrett and Farrow are two of the… Read more at: Manufacturing News – Manufacturing News Headlines | Bizjournals.com

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