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Property owners living in wake of Foxconn told home could be condemned

Families living in the path of a proposed $10 billion Foxconn Technology Group facility have been approached by the Village of Mount Pleasant to acquire their property, and more than one family has found the process confusing and frustrating. Not only do they say they’re being see-sawed by government officials, but the Village may be […]

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Administrator: Foxconn could make event center bulletproof

With Foxconn Technology Group poised to build a 20 million-square-foot manufacturing facility in Mount Pleasant, the ripple effect it could have on the hotel and event center could make the project “bulletproof,” said city administrator Jim Palenick. More than 10,000 construction jobs and 3,000 permanent jobs are expected to be created over the next four […]

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Editorial: Making up with manufacturing

Plans for Wisconn Valley — anchored by a 20 million-square-foot manufacturing plant for Foxconn Technology Group — will change the region, but it’s also a sign of a bigger phenomenon. We are the cheap labor source compared to Japan, Mexico, Germany, Canada, and China. But that seems to be a largely self-created problem. We make more […]

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Foxconn informational sessions set

Learn more about Foxconn Technology Group plans to build a manufacturing campus at several informational sessions planned this month. Foxconn plans to build a 20 million-square-foot manufacturing facility to manufacture LCD screens in Mount Pleasant. Broken into three phases, the massive industrial complex will be located along Braun Road between 90th street and I-94 and represents a capital investment of […]

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Foxconn To Announce Location Wednesday

Foxconn Technology Group is expected to announce the site of its $10 billion, 20-million-square-foot advanced display manufacturing campus at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the SC Johnson iMet Center, 2320 Renaissance Boulevard. The general footprint is expected to be in Mount Pleasant and Sturtevant. Governor Scott Walker signed a $3 billion 15-year tax incentive package in September to […]

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Walker On Foxconn Bill Signing: Today Is One Of Those Days We Savor

Governor Scott Walker signed a $3 billion 15-year tax incentive package to establish Wisconnn Valley, which is where electronics manufacturer Foxconn Technology Group is expected to construct a $10 billion manufacturing campus. Hinged on Foxconn making capital expenditures and hiring employees at the plant, the tax incentive package is expected spur 10,000 construction jobs and […]

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UPDATE: Senate Passes $3 Billion Incentive Package for Foxconn

The Latest on Foxconn The Senate approved  a $3 billion incentive package on a 20 million square foot manufacturing campus in southeast Wisconsin to lure Foxconn Technology Group to southeast Wisconsin. The Taiwanese-based company is a contract electronics manufacturer for a variety of industries, but it plans to make LCD screens in Wisconsin. Read more: Foxconn […]

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Requests Include Millions For Utility Expansion

A series of resolutions passed by the Racine Waterworks Commission Tuesday night included the possibility of spending millions to extend water service to Mount Pleasant and expand the Racine Wastewater Utility in anticipation of the growth expected along the Interstate 94 corridor. The expansion request, however, goes far beyond the proposal by Foxconn Technology Group […]

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State Makes Millions Available For Small Business

With Foxconn Technology Group potentially bringing jobs to the area, the state hopes to help small businesses expand by making two state lending programs to help with expansion plans. Read about the Foxconn project. The state is making $11.1 million available to small businesses through the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA). Businesses in […]

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