Foxconn Awards $34 Million in Contracts to Wisconsin-Based Businesses, Construction on Gen6 Campus t
Foxconn Technology Group and its construction manager Gilbane | Exyte announced Thursday the five Wisconsin-based sub-contractors who are set to immediately commence construction at its Gen6 advanced manufacturing campus. The contracts carry a combined total value of $34 million and include work on utilities and roadways on site.
Awarded sub-contractors include:
Giles Engineering Associates Inc – Waukesha
Staff Electric Company Inc. – Menomonee Falls
Hoffman Construction Company – Black River Falls
A.W. Oakes & Sons, Inc. – Racine
Payne & Dolan, Inc. – Waukesha
“Foxconn is proud to announce these successful Wisconsin based subcontractors who will help make the Gen6 facility a reality,” said Dr. Woo. “This investment will continue to provide new economic development to the local community and throughout the state. Our Wisconsin First approach guides how we conduct business in the Badger state, and we look forward to having a positive impact on a range of industries and sectors in the community. This is only the beginning.”
Local leaders celebrated the announcement, with Racine County Executive Jonathan Delagrave, Village of Mount Pleasant President David DeGroot and RCEDC Executive Director Jenny Trick issuing the following joint statement:
“Today’s announcement is another significant step forward toward LCD displays being manufactured right here in Racine County. To-date, Foxconn and Gilbane | Exyte have more than delivered on their commitment to putting ‘Wisconsin First’ in hiring contractors for work related to Wisconn Valley Science & Technology Park. We look forward to the opportunities the additional bid packages and information sessions will provide for even more Racine County and Wisconsin contractors to play a role in this transformative project.”
Read more about this announcement in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.