Supercomputer maker Cray, which has manufacturing facilities in Chippewa Falls, had a 38 percent revenue drop in 2017 when compared to the prior year, according to preliminary figures. The Seattle-based company had $390 million in revenues during 2017, according to a news release. Cray reported $630 million in revenue in its 2016 annual report. “While 2017 was challenging, we’re beginning to see early signs of a rebound in our core market, and I’m proud of the progress we
The following area business registrations, such as limited liability companies and corporations, were filed in September. Eau Claire: Kage LLC, Kyle D. Galetka, 5319 County Line Road; Lake Hallie Partners LLC, Thomas Kite, 6240 Hillside Park Road; Little Galactic Explorers LLC, Jessica Dragseth, 3020 Neptune Ave. Longfellow Lions PTO Inc., Janet Seymour, 500 Balcom St.; LTJ 1703 LLC, Larry D. Jolivette, 1530 Grover Road; LTJ Willard LLC, Larry D. Jolivette, 1530 Grover Road. Maids of EC LLC,
Musky Tank goes to local craft brewery A group of seasoned Chippewa Valley entrepreneurs interested in mentoring aspiring businesspeople will hold its next free panel and networking event on Wednesday. The Musky Tank mixer will be 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Lucette Brewing Co., 910 Hudson Road, Menomonie. Jeff Cernohous of Interfacial Solutions Group and Dawn Garcia of Pursuit of Excellence will be on Wednesday’s panel. Register online at muskytank.com. Fitness instructor leads roundtable A
The following area business registrations, such as limited liability companies and corporations, were filed in September. Colfax: DNT Construction LLC, Don E. Trunkel, E6187 870th Ave.; Like A Rock Underground LLC, Trent Burgess, 6565 35th St.; Sarauer’s Custom Welding & Fabrication LLC, Joshua M. Sarauer, 411 High St. Taylor Made Flooring by Will Scott LLC, Kim T. Scott, N7662 770th St.; The Blind Tiger LLC, Nicholas R. Anderson, 512 Main St. Cornell: USA Steelcraft Corp.,
The following area business registrations were filed in September. Chippewa Falls: Mama Maca LLC, Paula Slaby, 1421 Dover St.; My Place Properties LLC, Laurie A. Marshall, 8735 Highway S South; Northwest WI LLC, Stacey C. Miller, 15 W. Central St. Organix By Melissa LLC, Melissa A. Murphy, 34 W. Spring St.; SS Roofing and Construction LLC, Steven H. Larson Jr., 410 Woodward Ave.; Strac International Security LLC, Edward H. Martin Jr., 815 S. Main St.
WASHINGTON — American Airlines is handing out $1,000 bonuses to its employees. So are AT&T, Bank of America and Nationwide Insurance. The same for Comcast, JetBlue Airways and US Bancorp. Such announcements, coming from dozens of companies, have followed the passage of the Republican tax plan that President Donald Trump signed into law last month. The plan slashed the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 21 percent. The companies say the bonuses they’ve announced are a way to
The following area business registrations, such as limited liability companies and corporations, were filed in September. Altoona: Crypto Mining EC LLC, Cory Krause, 218 Harvest Lane; Heath Family Vacation LLC, Steven Heath, 112 Garfield Ave.; Northwestern Wisconsin Breastfeeding Network Inc., Denyse Schroeder, 1603 Edgewood Drive. Prairieview Law LLC, Jennifer R. Anderson, 1010 Timber View Drive; Salt Property Management LLC, Travis Kraker, 241 N. Wilson Drive, Unit H. Arcadia: Ella’s
Mosquito Joe plans for expansion here Outdoor mosquito, flea and tick protection company Mosquito Joe is looking at the Eau Claire area as one of its new markets this year. The Virginia Beach, Va.-based company is growing rapidly since 2013 through franchising — adding Wisconsin and Connecticut this year to the 32 states it already has a presence in. “We’re looking at a lot of territory in Wisconsin,” Lou Schager, Mosquito Joe brand president, said in a telephone call
The following area business registrations, such as limited liability companies and corporations, were filed in September. Barron: Weise5 Property Management LLC, Donald R. Weise, 1229 11th St. Black River Falls: DTJ Properties LLC, Joann Sweet, N4796 Jean Road; Lavaca 2 LLC, Timothy Shaw, 3 E. Main St. Nightowls Tavern In Merrillan LLC, Dustin W. Pickert, 1001 Spruce St.; Train On Main LLC, Sylvia A. Crocker, 1 W. Madison St. Bloomer: Azure Cosmetics LLC, Taylor A. Skaw, 21 Westbrook Drive.
Miron Construction Co., the general contractor on the renovation of UW-Eau Claire’s largest dormitory, signed a partnership agreement on Wednesday with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to improve worker safety. The Neenah-based construction firm and the 23 other contractors on the project agreed to participate in OSHA’s Strategic Partnership Program for their work on David and Marilyn Karlgaard Hall — formerly named Towers Hall. The agreement includes