Delivers on ‘Wisconsin First’ Commitment; Includes Women-, Veteran-, and Minority-Owned Businesses from Wisconsin
Foxconn Technology Group (Foxconn) and its general contractor, M+W | Gilbane (Gilbane), announced today a list of 28 subcontractors selected to conduct site development work for Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park, its advanced display fabrication facility and research and development campus in Racine, Wisconsin. All but one of the companies named are based in Wisconsin, the other is an Illinois-based company. The contracts awarded have a total value of $100 million.
“We are proud to continue to deliver on our ‘Wisconsin First’ commitment through our partnership with companies across the state,” said Louis Woo, special assistant to Foxconn Founder and CEO Terry Gou. “As we actively move forward with construction of this project, we look forward to partnering with additional Wisconsin companies as we begin to create 13,000 jobs and build the foundation for the robust AI 8K+5G ecosystem that Foxconn is building in Wisconsin to eventually reach all parts of the United States.”
The companies selected will draw their direct and indirect workforce from approximately 60 of the 72 counties across Wisconsin. The site development work includes erosion control, mass excavation, storm water management and testing work. This phase of the construction project will require 500,000 hours of work on site and create 800 direct and indirect jobs.
Adam Jelen, senior vice president at Gilbane, said, “Wisconsin is noted for its skilled employee base, and we are fortunate to be able to work with a talented workforce from dozens of Wisconsin business on this exciting project. We are pleased to be bringing together some of the best and the brightest from all over the state to work on a project that will help transform the Wisconsin economy.”
The companies selected include minority-owned, women-owned, and veteran-owned business enterprises, such as Kapur Associates, Gestra Engineering, Heider & Bott Company, R A Seaton Contractor Services LLC, Tremmel-Anderson Trucking LLC, Vizcaino's Trucking LLC, and Panacea Group, LLC.
Click here for the full list of 28 companies that were awarded contracts and to read more from Foxconn and M+W | Gilbane.