Wisconsin Businesses Awarded Subcontracts Totaling $2.3 Million by Foxconn
Initial bid packages awarded for High-Performance Computing Data Center at Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park
Mount Pleasant, WI – Foxconn Technology Group (Foxconn) and Mortenson, construction manager for the High-Performance Computing Data Center (HPCDC), announced the selection of five Wisconsin companies for subcontracts under HPCDC Bid Package #1. The new awards for construction work at the Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park (WVSTP) total approximately $2.3 million, bringing the total value for contracts awarded at the park to approximately $372 million.
Located within Area 1 of the WVSTP, the HPCDC will serve as a resource center for Data Colocation, SaaS, and other high-performance computing opportunities that enable the development of core technologies in a variety of markets such as manufacturing, healthcare, safety, and agriculture. In addition to supporting WVSTP operations, high-performance computing capability will attract business partnerships to the WVSTP, driving job creation, and economic development.
New contracts announced as part of HPCDC Bid Package #1 include:
Concrete Reinforcing Material: Brook White Construction Materials – Madison, WI
Concrete Reinforcing Install: Chilstrom Erecting Corp – West Milwaukee, WI
Earthwork: Edgerton Contractors, Inc. – Oak Creek, WI
Ready Mix Concrete Supply: Point Ready Mix, LCC – Kenosha, WI
Elevated Deck Formwork: Ceco Concrete Construction, LLC – Franklin, WI
Information regarding these bid packages and all current bid opportunities for the project, as well as previous bid awards for work at the WVSTP to date can be found at: https://wisconnvalley.wi.gov/Pages/ScienceTechPark.aspx. Businesses interested in applying for competitive bids packages with Mortenson for Foxconn’s other facilities such as the Smart Manufacturing Center (SMC) and High-Performance Computing Data Center (HPCDC) are asked to visit wisconnvalley.wi.gov for upcoming opportunities and to register at https://bit.ly/2k9Qn5V. Students, recent college graduates, job-seekers and veterans interested in pursuing careers in fields such as high-performance computing, smart manufacturing, industrial big data, cloud computing, smart display and industrial artificial intelligence are invited to visit foxconnjobs.us to learn more.