Washington County school officials to tour manufacturers
October 20, 2014 08:58 AM
Six manufacturing companies and two health care providers will be welcoming teachers, guidance counselors and other staff from three Washington County school districts for tours on Thursday and Friday.

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Midwest Engineering Systems to hold grand opening Thursday
October 20, 2014 09:12 AM
Midwest Engineering Systems Inc., an automation systems manufacturer, is scheduled to celebrate the grand opening of its new 100,000-square-foot facility in Pewaukee on Thursday with a ribbon cutting ceremony and tour.

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Strattec Security Corp. named 2014 Supplier of the Year
October 20, 2014 09:23 AM
Milwaukee-based Strattec Security Corp. has been named the 2014 Supplier of the Year by Ford Rotunda, which is part of the Ford Motor Company's customer service division.

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Trostel launches youth apprenticeship program
October 20, 2014 09:30 AM
Lake Geneva-based Trostel, a custom rubber molding and compounding company, recently launched a manufacturing youth apprenticeship program in cooperation with GPS Education Partners, a nonprofit that provides immersive work-based education programs. The manufacturer began providing learning space and apprenticeship training to high school students at its Whitewater and Lake Geneva operations in September.

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Milwaukee Electric Tool, Strategic Marketing Partners change names
October 20, 2014 09:35 AM
Brookfield-based Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp. is currently transitioning into its new name, Milwaukee Tool, according to the company’s senior brand marketing manager Kharli Tyler.

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Institute for Supply Management accepting scholarship applications
October 20, 2014 09:40 AM
The Institute for Supply Management is offering the ISM-Milwaukee Supply Management Scholarship program for the seventh consecutive year. Applications are due Thursday, Oct 30.

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Badger Meter reports record quarter
October 20, 2014 09:45 AM
Brown Deer-based Badger Meter Inc. last week reported third quarter net earnings of $10.2 million, or 71 cents per share, up 13.1 percent from $9 million, or 63 cents per share, in the third quarter of 2013.

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Briggs & Stratton narrows loss
October 20, 2014 09:48 AM
Wauwatosa-based Briggs & Stratton Corp. last week reported a fiscal 2015 first quarter net loss of $15.3 million, or 34 cents per share, compared to a net loss of $19.3 million, or 41 cents per share, in the first quarter of 2014.

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Snap-on earnings soar
October 20, 2014 09:51 AM
Kenosha-based Snap-on Inc. last week reported third quarter net earnings of $106.4 million, or $1.76 per share, up from $87 million, or $1.43 per share, in the third quarter of 2013.

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Magnetek receives order to modernize Hoover Dam crane controls
October 20, 2014 09:57 AM
Menomonee Falls-based Magnetek Inc., a supplier of digital power and motion control systems, announced last week it received an order valued at more than $1 million to modernize the controls on four 300-ton power plant cranes for the Hoover Dam.

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Kapco wins Wisconsin Business Achievement Award
October 20, 2014 10:00 AM
Grafton-based Kapco Inc. is the inaugural recipient of the Wisconsin Business Achievement Award, presented by the Flowers Family Foundation Inc.

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