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Local Officials React To New Foxconn Deal

RACINE COUNTY – Local elected officials sounded happy and relieved that the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. (WEDC) and Foxconn Technology Group reached a new agreement on subsidizing a manufacturing complex in Mount Pleasant. The original agreement was developed in 2017 by Republican officials, led by former Gov. Scott Walker. The Republican-controlled Wisconsin Legislature approved the […]

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Amended State, Foxconn Contract: Smaller, More Flexible

MADISON – Contract amendments approved Tuesday by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. (WEDC) Board of Directors and Foxconn Technology Group significantly reduces the scope and anticipated employment levels for a manufacturing facility in Mount Pleasant. Foxconn, a Taiwanese contract manufacturer, will now be eligible to receive up to $80 million total in performance-based tax credits […]

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Foxconn Technology Group completes steel globe structure for data center

MOUNT PLEASANT — Foxconn Technology Group (Foxconn) and its construction manager, Mortenson, announced the structural steel completion of its 100-foot-tall High-Performance Computing Data Center (HPCDC) Globe. The structure is located within the area one phase one of Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park. It can be seen from Highway H in Mount Pleasant. Foxconn Technology […]

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Foxconn Says It Has Reached Construction Milestone

MOUNT PLEASANT, WI — Company officials at Foxconn say the roof and building enclosure are “substantially complete” for weather protection for the nearly one-million-square-foot advanced manufacturing facility at the Wisconsin Valley Science and Technology Park in Mount Pleasant. Company officials say the substantial completion of the roof enclosure is a milestone of sorts heading into […]

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Foxconn Eminent Domain Opponent To Run For County Board

RACINE COUNTY, WI — A vocal opponent of Mount Pleasant eminent domain proceedings as they pertain to the Foxconn electronics plant lands has entered the race to become the next County Supervisor in that area. Kim Mahoney, one of the most vocal opponents of eminent domain procedures for the Foxconn project, said she running for […]

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Foxconn Awards $31 Million In Construction Contracts

MOUNT PLEASANT, WI — Foxconn has awarded $31 million in new construction contracts for the company’s Mount Pleasant electronics manufacturing plant. Company officials say this week’s contract announcement brings the total value of contracts awarded for work at the park to about $350 million. “Foxconn is pleased to be taking another step forward at the […]

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Qolsys Inc. expands partnership with Foxconn Industrial Internet

MOUNT PLEASANT, WI – Qolsys Inc., which makes security and smarthome products, said it plans to expand a partnership with Foxconn Industrial Internet (Fii) to start assembling IQ Panels at a facility in the Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park. Based in Shenzhen, China, Foxconn Industrial Internet, was founded in 2015. Qolsys, which has its […]

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Foxconn Picks Milwaukee Contractor For 2 Major Projects: Report

RACINE COUNTY, WI — Foxconn officials are moving ahead with two major construction projects in the Wisconsin Valley Science and Technology park, company officials said Wednesday. According to Foxconn, Mortenson has been named as the construction manager as they partner with local company officials to build both a Smart Manufacturing Center and a High-Performance Computing […]

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Foxconn To Make Autonomous Coffee Houses In Mount Pleasant

MOUNT PLEASANT, WI — Foxconn will be building more than just LCD screens at the Mount Pleasant electronics manufacturing plant that’s currently under construction. Under a new agreement with Austin, Texas-based Briggo, Foxconn will manufacture fully-automated coffee houses in Mount Pleasant. Briggo coffee houses have already been deployed in high-traffic areas, such as an airport […]