Economic Gateway http://www.pcedc.com Pierce County Economic Development Corporation News RSS Feed Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:25:13 -0700 en-us Wisconsin businesses made $21 billion from foreign exports last year – here's who's buying what we make http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=12671 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Wisconsin companies exported $21.2 billion worth of products to sellers outside the United States in 2016, a dip of about 6 percent from the previous year. Despite the state's identity as the D... Plan for Retention http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=11824 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Keeping businesses here in Wisconsin is one of our objectives at the Pierce County Economic Development Corporation. Our goal is to stimulate the economy by attracting new businesses, retaining existi... iPhone manufacturer Foxconn eyes Wisconsin for new plant http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=12663 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 iPhone manufacturer Foxconn eyes Wisconsin for new plant Foxconn, assembler of iPhones, eyes Wisconsin for plant SCOTT BAUER Associated Press  Jun 15, 2017   Apple Event Apple C... Bank Local http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=11823 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Do you dread going to the bank? Is your vision of a banker some guy in a tight suit staring his nose down at you? That may be the way of big corporate banks but it is not what you’ll find at Sec... Connect with Us! http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=11822 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 We all like new friends and you can become one of ours. The Pierce County Economic Development Corporation is online and on social media. Like our Facebook page to get regular updates on what is happe... Having Fun in Wisconsin http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=11514 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Looking for your next vacation spot? If you aren’t from Wisconsin, consider vacationing in our amazing state. Wisconsin is a special kind of fun and to help promote it is the Wisconsin Departmen... WISCONSIN NAMED ONE OF THE BEST STATES FOR BUSINESS http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=12346 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Thanks to the state’s growing economy and positive business climate, Wisconsin was named among Chief Executive magazine’s 10 Best States for Business for the first time.    ... Healthy Food: Healthy Life http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=11513 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Good health begins with what you eat. If you want to increase your energy levels, feel better in general or load up on the vitamins, nutrients, and minerals you need – eat natural foods. UNFI ha... BLS Data: Wisconsin's April Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.2%, Lowest Since February 2000 http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=12250 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Department of Workforce Development (DWD) today released the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) revisions for March and preliminary estimates for April covering employment and job statistics fo... St. Croix Valley Business Innovation Center Groundbreaking! http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=12256 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The official groundbreaking of the St. Croix Valley Business Innovation Center in the River Falls Sterling Ponds Corporate Park was held on Wednesday, May 10.  The project is slated for compl... Meeting the Governor http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=11512 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 As a business owner, there are plenty of opportunities for you in Wisconsin, many of them created by incredible government-led initiatives. In September, WHEDA hosted a Small Business Summit where bus... Lawmakers Reauthorize WEDC Loan Program, Increase Funding For DNA Testing Kit http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=12080 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 JFC Also Approves Additional Money For Drug Treatment Programs Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 4:45pm By Laurel White Wisconsin's economic development agency would once again have the power to give loa... Business Incubator Breaks Ground http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=12096 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 By Rebecca Mariscal on May 10, 2017 at 4:53 p.m. Rain held off as a crowd gathered for the official groundbreaking of the St. Croix Valley Business Innovation Center in the River Falls Sterling Pon... CEOs Rank 2017 Best & Worst States for Business http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=12052 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 For the 13th year in a row, CEOs weigh in on what each of the 50 states has to offer your business. Click here for the complete rankings. While there is a level of constancy when it comes to the... Construction will begin mid-May on new Red Wing bridge http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=12054 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 By Kit Murray Today at 5:38 a.m.  Construction on the Highway 63 bridge is scheduled to begin this month. (Photo illustration courtesy of the project’s Visual Quality Manual) RED WING -... Ready to Build! http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=11511 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Are you expanding? Do you have a fantastic idea for a hotel, retail business, office park or warehouse facility? If so, you are going to need room to build and we have plenty of it in Wisconsin. The k... 2017 Wisconsin Innovation Awards http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=12002 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 CELEBRATING AND INSPIRING INNOVATION. Wherever. Whenever. INNOVATION, IT’S WHERE WE LIVE. Wisconsin is an innovative state. Although discussions of  “innovation” are usual... 2016 Traveler Spending Up in the Greater St. Croix Valley http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=12038 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 State’s Tourism Spending up 3.28% to $12.31 Billion The 2016 traveler spending in Pierce County increased 4.05% to $25.9 million according to an annual analysis released May 5th by the Wiscon... Made in Wisconsin http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=12003 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 When we say a product is made in Wisconsin, that’s saying more than just where it was produced—it speaks to the attributes of the product itself. It’s a reflection of the high qualit... River Falls Sajan acquired by European company http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=11914 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 By Rebecca Mariscal on May 2, 2017 at 9:59 a.m. After 20 years of growing their River Falls business Sajan from a small startup in their home to a global competitor, Shannon and Angel Zimmerman... ELLSWORTH SERVES UP 16TH YEAR OF CHEESE CURD FESTIVAL WITH HELP FROM TOURISM GRANT http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=11889 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 MEDIA CONTACT: Kristina LeVan, Wisconsin Department of Tourism  608-266-0458; klevan@travelwisconsin.com   Russ Korpela, Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce, Inc.  715-27... Get the Scoop http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=11510 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Read news as it’s happening. Learn about new opportunities, programs and incentives. Find out about local business expansions and events you can participate in. Get the scoop straight from the s... Wisconsin roundup: Finance panel to begin rolling up its sleeves; Wisconsin about to set dubious record; 10 more state news stories http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=11838 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 MADISON — The Legislature's Joint Finance Committee will start writing its own version of the next state budget Monday afternoon. The panel will take about two months to propose spend... Wisconsin Sees Record Home Sales In First Quarter Of 2017 http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=11684 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Strong Home Sales, Limited Housing Supply Drive Wisconsin Housing Market Monday, April 24, 2017, 3:10pm By Brady Carlson The latest Wisconsin real estate figures show continued growth in home sal... Caring for Animals http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=11084 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Whether you can’t live without your dog and best friend or you depend on livestock for your livelihood, animal health and wellbeing is important. MAI Animal Health has been an innovator in anima...