At Gateway Technical College, students learn about advanced manufacturing and have exposure to hands-on experiences to learn the basics of everything from electrical circuits to robotics, helping them prepare for future careers with companies like Foxconn Technology Group. Wisconsin Public Radio's Corri Hess recently spoke with a few such students who are looking forward to the opportunities opening up for them with Foxconn and other southeastern Wisconsin manufacturers. “Any
Foxconn continues to make good progress on all fronts related to the Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park, as well as its network of Innovation Centers established throughout Wisconsin to support the project and the state’s technology ecosystem. Last week, Foxconn issued a letter to the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) highlighting its progress related to construction, hiring, environmental sustainability, educational initiatives, and community engageme
Foxconn's $10 billion investment to fund all local project expenditures Now more than one year into the Foxconn project in the Village of Mount Pleasant in Racine County, Wisconsin, local leaders have stayed true to their commitment to transparency and information sharing with the release of updated project cost estimates and local investments to-date. “In 2018, the Foxconn project moved forward and took great strides,” said Racine County Executive Jonathan Delagrave. “All th
Since Foxconn Technology Group’s first $60 million investment in Racine County in December 2017, there has been incredible progress on site in the Village of Mount Pleasant as well as throughout the State of Wisconsin. Take a look at this timeline for a recap of major milestones from 2018. With initial site work completed, the campus’ first building ready for occupancy and more vertical construction planned for Spring, 2019 is set to bring more opportunity to Racine County.
Recently, Foxconn Technology Group announced the 88 first-round winners of its "Smart Cities — Smart Futures" competition during an event at Carthage College. The 88 winners will proceed to the second round of the competition. The initiative, which encourages the sharing of fresh ideas and unconventional thinking, saw the highest share of entrants suggest ideas in the energy and environment category. For more information, click here.
Foxconn's $10 billion advanced manufacturing campus project in Racine County has been named the 2018 Economic Impact Deal of the Year by the Mid-America Economic Development Council, an association of economic development professionals in 12 states dedicated to advancing regional economic development programs. The award recognizes projects with a significant impact on a city, county and region as measured by capital investment, jobs, supplier network, economic impact or new p
Foxconn Technology Group closed on office space purchases in Eau Claire and Green Bay. In total, the purchases represent a nearly $12 million investment in the Wisconsin cities. Foxconn plans to use the space in both locations as innovation centers, which are intended to expand the company's network throughout the state and spur innovation and foster talent. More information is available in BizTimes.