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Onvoy’s impressive expansion complete

Onvoy’s impressive expansion complete

The signs of an improving economy are not always in the big statewide or national announcement of a Fortune 500 company relocating its corporate headquarters, a household name distributor planning a new international distribution facility or a manufacturer adding a new facility and products creating hundreds or thousands of new […]

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Companies’ expansions create new jobs in Walworth County

Companies’ expansions create new jobs in Walworth County

Wisconsin Oven Corp. and parent company Thermal Product Solutions (TPS) have announced a significant investment in Walworth County that includes the purchase of a new facility to accommodate their Blue M laboratory oven product line and provide additional manufacturing space for their expanding operations. The companies anticipate hiring 80 to […]

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Who’s going to replace our aging workforce?

Who’s going to replace our aging workforce?

Our workforce is aging and Millennials aren’t filling in the gap, according to Dr. Chris Kuehl, a nationally known economic forecaster who spoke recently at our conference on the topic, What Does The Economy Look Like Now? “The end result, “said Kuehl, “is that no one is replacing the Baby […]

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Sixth Annual Economic Forecast

Community State Bank hosted a sixth annual economic forecast featuring, Speaker of the Wisconsin House of Representatives, Robin Vos, and Speaker of the US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan. More than 200 business and community leaders were in attendance. Vos began by saying that he wanted to keep his comments […]

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There’s much to be optimistic about in Walworth County

There’s much to be optimistic about in Walworth County

Working in Elkhorn at Gateway Technical College South Building, (drop by anytime for business help or networking information) and driving home south to my family near Geneva Lake, I sometimes check on my other family—the growing and new businesses of Walworth County. You’d be surprised what you can learn about […]

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Food is big business in Walworth County

Food is big business in Walworth County

The Baby Boomers among us remember growing up to the Wonder Bread TV slogan about the white bread “building a body 12 different ways.” As you might have learned in the interim in since the 1960’s and 70’s, you can build your body a little differently with a mixture of […]

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WCEDA’s 12th Year

Next month marks the 12th year for the Walworth County Economic Development Alliance (WCEDA), chartered to create jobs and encourage private sector investment in our communities. Being a builder of relationships is the most important task for an economic developer. One of the best indicators of success in this line […]

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Walworth County Youth in Government

Walworth County Youth in Government

Youth in Government (YIG) is a Walworth County Leadership Legacy Project in motion. The Walworth County Youth in Government program will be rolled out this fall as a pilot program at two area high schools. If you know a student in either the Elkhorn or East Troy high schools who’d […]

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Healthy Employees = Productive Employees (07/12/2016)

Healthy Employees = Productive Employees (07/12/2016)

Presentations Aurora Health Care – Trends in Employer Health Care Open Arms Free Clinic Walworth County Health and Human Service Wisconsin Association of Free and Charitable Clinics     Relevant  Articles WELCOA 7 BENCHMARKS Steps for Small Business Part 1 Steps for Small Business Part 2 AA Tool Kits Free Wellness […]

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