On October 29, Racine County Executive Jonathan Delagrave, RCEDC Executive Director Jenny Trick, Gateway Technical College President Bryan Albrecht and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Chancellor Mark Mone spoke as part of a panel at the Alliance for Regional Development's sixth annual Summit on Regional Competitiveness. The leaders shared insights gained throughout the Foxconn development process, plans for partnerships between higher education institutions and businesses,
Foxconn Technology Group recently announced the purchase of One Main Centre in downtown Racine for the development of Foxconn Place Racine and Wisconn Valley Innovation Center. Located at One Main Street, Foxconn Place Racine will encompass a state-of-the-art co-working space and become a model for smart city pilot programs that leverage and reflect the transformational technologies to be built and enabled by Foxconn . Together with the Wisconn Valley Science and Technology
On Monday, Foxconn celebrated the start of its statewide Smart Cities – Smart Futures competition. The competition, aimed at generating new ideas from students, faculty and staff at Wisconsin universities, colleges and technical colleges, began on Oct. 1. "Smart city ideas and solutions are integral to realizing our shared vision of building an attractive environment for talent and investment, and transforming Wisconsin into a global high-tech hub,” said Dr. Alan Yeung, Direc
Throughout September, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), in partnership with regional economic development corporations, Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce, Wisconsin Center for Manufacturing & Productivity, Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership, Foxconn Technology Group and the state's regional economic development organizations, hosted five informational sessions to discuss the steps companies interested in becoming a Foxconn supplier will need t
Foxconn is currently recruiting for positions that cover a variety of areas, skillsets and expertise, including: human resources; engineers in hardware, software, firmware; research scientists; accountants; legal assistants; business analysts; facilities managers; interior designers; construction managers; and sales and marketing professionals. For more information about open positions, visit FoxconnJobs.us.
Matt Montemurro, President and CEO of Racine Area Manufacturers and Commerce (RAMAC) recently shared his perspective on the impact the proposed Intergovernmental Agreement between the City of Racine, Racine Water Utility and Village of Mount Pleasant would have on development in Racine County. "One of the barriers to development is the current Residential Equivalent Connection fee required for new developments in the City of Racine, Village of Mount Pleasant and Village of St
Foxconn announced in June that it would expand its Wisconn Valley Innovation Network to Green Bay with an Innovation Center. As reported in the Green Bay Press-Gazette, plans for that downtown Green Bay Innovation Center are taking shape. “Foxconn Technology Group plans to take one floor of the Watermark building as well as vacant first-floor retail space for its Green Bay innovation center,” reported the Press-Gazette. "The Taiwanese manufacturer plans to occupy 16,700 squar
With Foxconn's $10 billion investment in advanced manufacturing in Racine County will come thousands of employees, many of whom will be new residents of the region. As reported by the Milwaukee Business Journal, two developers are stepping up to seize the opportunity to build apartments in the Village of Mount Pleasant, where needs are soon expected to outgrow the current housing stock. Site plans for the projects show buildings with 680 or more new apartments. One proposed b