As a result of the Foxconn project, there will be a great need to enhance County and Village infrastructure, including local roadways and highways. In order to maximize efficiency and effectiveness as well as resources, the Village and County are assigning temporary jurisdiction of certain highways to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (DOT) so the state agency can leverage its expertise and resources to carry out the needed improvements.
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"A group of Gateway Technical College interns will be some of Foxconn’s first local hires. Debbie Davidson, Gateway’s vice president of business and workforce solutions, said Foxconn officials approached the college and asked if they could put together paid internships for engineering, manufacturing and IT students." Read more from the Racine Journal Times.
"I’ve heard some concerns over the Foxconn project in relation to the environmental aspects of state legislation and what it means for our community. If you read the legislation, it’s clear that exemptions included in the state legislation were designed to streamline a duplicative and burdensome process. The company will be required to comply with all state and federal air, water quality, solid and hazardous waste standards — and there are also specifics around how the compan
With Foxconn’s plans to build a $10 billion manufacturing plant in the Village of Mount Pleasant now firmly in place, the future of Racine County’s manufacturing industry has never been brighter. Read more from RAMAC's Matt Montemurro in the Racine Journal Times.
We've heard from many individuals in the community who are interested in job and supplier opportunities with Foxconn. If you are interested in learning more about job opportunities with Foxconn, we encourage you to download Foxconn’s jobs flyer, available here. The company currently has numerous positions posted on indeed.com. If you are interested in becoming a Foxconn supplier, you can use Supply Chain Market, a quick and easy online tool, to connect with the electronics ma
On Wednesday, October 18 at 7:00 p.m. the Mount Pleasant Community Development Authority will be holding a public hearing regarding the formation of a Tax Increment District (TID) for the project. For more information, click here to view the meeting agenda. You can learn more about the TID proposal here.
We are beyond proud that an international company of Foxconn’s magnitude has decided to call Racine County home. Foxconn’s $10 billion investment to create North America’s first state-of-the-art advanced display manufacturing campus in Mount Pleasant will be transformational. It will not only change our local economic landscape, but its impact will be felt throughout the state and nation. Wisconsin and Racine County will be established as the electronics manufacturing capital
On October 4, Racine County Executive Jonathan Delagrave, Village of Mount Pleasant President Dave DeGroot, representatives of the Racine County Economic Development Corporation (RCEDC), Milwaukee 7, and Foxconn announced the Village of Mount Pleasant in Racine County as the future home of Foxconn’s state-of-the-art advanced display manufacturing campus. Click here to check out photos from the event.