Manufacturing/Logistics

Pratt Industries, America's leading 100 percent recycled paper-packaging company, announced today it will begin construction on a new $52 million corrugated box factory in Beloit next spring, a project expected to create 140 new jobs.
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Milwaukee-based Actuant Corp. today reported fiscal 2015 first quarter net earnings of $24.7 million, or 38 cents per share, down from $36.0 million, or 48 cents per share, in the first quarter of 2014.
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Milwaukee-based Joy Global Inc. today reported fourth quarter net income of $136.9 million, or $1.38 per share, up from $26.8 million, or 25 cents per share, in the fourth quarter of 2013.
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Mount Kisco, New York-based private equity firm Kohlberg & Co. LLC has agreed to acquire Pleasant Prairie-based PPC Industries Inc.
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An investigation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration concluded that employees working in a 40-degrees-below-zero Fahrenheit freezer at Birds Eye Foods Inc. in Darien were left in the cold.
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The nominees for the 2014 Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year award were announced today.
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The final shipment of steel for 2014 arrived today in the Port of Milwaukee, bringing the year's total volume of steel shipments to 179,000 metric tons, the second highest annual steel tonnage since 1970, according to port spokesman Jeff Fleming.
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Paul Jones, retired chairman, chief executive officer and president of Milwaukee-based A.O. Smith Corp., joined Milwaukee-based Rexnord Corp.'s board of directors on Dec. 10. Jones will also serve on the Compensation Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board.
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Racine-based SC Johnson has been awarded the 31st Annual Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development from the World Environment Center. This is the second time that the company has been awarded WEC's Gold Medal, having previously received it in 1994.
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Waukesha County Technical College and the WCTC Foundation announced on Dec. 10 that they have reached their fundraising goal to build a new $4.5 million Integrated Manufacturing Center at the college’s Pewaukee Campus.
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