MILWAUKEE — Foxconn Technology Group says it will be holding five hiring fairs to recruit job candidates over the next month. The Taiwan-based electronics company is building a $10 billion manufacturing and research complex in Mount Pleasant and could employ as many as 13,000 people across Wisconsin. The first fair will be held in Mount Pleasant on Saturday, followed by events in Racine on Oct. 21, Green Bay on Oct. 24, Eau Claire on Oct. 27 and Milwaukee on Nov. 2. The company is
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MENOMONIE — Foxconn Technology Group had a presence at UW-Stout’s career fair Tuesday, talking with students in some fields in which the university specializes. Those at the Foxconn booth were looking for upcoming graduates with degrees in engineering, information technology and business management as well as art, design and graphics. Chancellor Bob Meyer said it’s great to see Foxconn recognize UW-Stout’s talents as Wisconsin’s polytechnic university.
Foxconn Technology Group will hold a meeting Tuesday morning in downtown Eau Claire for contractors interested in turning part of a building into the company’s Chippewa Valley innovation center. The Taiwan-based company building a large flat-panel display factory in southeastern Wisconsin announced Thursday that it will be seeking proposals until Sept. 27 for Foxconn Place Chippewa Valley. Companies interested in learning more about the proposal process can attend an information session
MENOMONIE — Red Cedar Steel Erectors will be one of the first contractors to work on the Foxconn Technology Group project in Wisconsin. Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. Secretary Mark Hogan and Department of Administration Secretary Ellen Nowak were in Menomonie on Wednesday to highlight the Menomonie company’s contribution to the $10 billion state investment in the Racine County manufacturing complex that the Taiwanese electronics giant says could employ up to 13,000 people.
Artisan Forge is finalist for economic award MADISON — A growing Eau Claire art business is among the finalists for statewide awards that recognize contributions to economic development in Wisconsin. Artisan Forge Studios is vying with two other finalists for the Wisconsin Economic Development Association’s Economic Development Initiative Award. The award honors innovative economic development efforts that promote growth and prosperity in their communities, according to a WEDA