Gov. Scott Walker addressed those gathered for the 2012 Wisconsin International Trade Conference at the Frontier Airlines Center in Milwaukee last week.
He highlighted data from a Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce member survey this year that showed 94 percent of respondents think the state is headed in the right direction. “Eighty-seven percent of our employers believe they’re actually going to add jobs in 2012,” he said. Wisconsin’s exports now exceed $22 billion, he said, which is up about 11 percent from 2011. For more read the BizTimes Manufacturing Weekly.