Manufacturing News

How Milwaukee-area companies fared on the Inc. 5000 list topped by a Madison firm: Slideshow
Twenty companies from the seven-county Milwaukee metro made the 2018 Inc. 5000, the premier list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. Last year, 28 firms from the Milwaukee metropolitan statistical area made the list. Inc. Magazine ranks companies based on their three-year percentage revenue growth between 2014 and 2018. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March of 2014, have a minimum revenue of $100,000 for 2014 and a minimum revenue of $2…
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How an FAA mandate is helping business climb for Centennial's Mayo Aviation
The 40-year-old charter and plane management business is busy with a booming economy and a looming deadline for planes to have updated technology.
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Exclusive: Houston-based energy tech co. almost doubled revenue in 2017
However, the growth is not sustainable this year.
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F-35 work helps Globe Engineering grow in Wichita
The supplier on Wednesday showed off its new production facility as it hosted Lockheed's F-35 cockpit simulator.
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Report: Fashion giant Chanel to build on 50 acres in Austin
French fashion giant Chanel S.A. has lined up 50 acres near Austin-Bergstrom International Airport for a manufacturing warehouse, according to the Austin American-Statesman. Deed records show a real estate holding company called Tmine Inc., which is connected to Chanel, bought the site earlier this year within the budding Velocity Crossing development, the Statesman reports. Chanel declined to comment to the newspaper, but developers at Austin-based Marketplace Real Estate Group confirmed a land…
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Land sold for Briggs & Stratton's new Germantown building
Milwaukee developer Zilber Property Group bought about 140 acres in Germantown where it plans to build a 702,000-square-foot warehouse and office for Briggs & Stratton Corp. Briggs & Stratton (NYSE: BGG) selected the Germantown development after considering several different options in the region, including the former J.C. Penney Co. distribution center adjacent to its facilities in Wauwatosa, and a site west of Interstate 94 in Racine County. By moving to Germantown, the small engine and generator…
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