On Wednesday, Foxconn announced the award of three contracts to Wisconsin-based companies that will commence construction on the foundations of the Gen6 advanced manufacturing facility at the Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park in Racine County. The contracts carry a combined value of nearly $13 million, and represent the first awards for vertical construction on the manufacturing facility.
Contracts were awarded to the following businesses:
PSI Interkek, of Waukesha;
CD Smith Construction, of Fond du Lac; and
Otis Elevator Company, of Milwaukee.
“Foxconn is very excited to announce the first awards for the vertical construction of the Gen6 advanced manufacturing facility – the heart of the Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park,” said Peter Buck, Executive Director of the Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park.
“We’re proud to be delivering on our ‘Wisconsin First’ commitment by awarding these contracts to outstanding Wisconsin-based companies. These are the first of many forthcoming bid awards for the vertical construction of our advanced manufacturing facility, and we’re excited to drive further the construction progress at the Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park in the coming weeks and months.”
More information is available in the Milwaukee Business Journal.