Manufacturing

Partnership produces 'Anniversary Ale'

Kramer Madison and The Lone Girl Brewing Co., located at 114 East Main St. in Waunakee, have teamed up to produce a limited-edition Golden Sour Anniversary Ale beer to commemorate the anniversaries of the two companies.

MadREP and CARPC secure investment for region

The Madison Region Economic Partnership (MadREP) and the Capital Area Regional Planning Commission (CARPC) announced a $200,000 initiative to support economic recovery in the region.

Making the invisible visible

Among the things the COVID-19 pandemic shed light on, indoor air quality nears the top of the list. While COVID-19 has been detrimental to a number of industries, one local company that has actually grown as a result of the pandemic is Aprilaire.

Madison startup makes zero-waste foods easy

With all the attention single-use plastics have received for their detrimental effect on the environment, it should come as little surprise that a Madison startup has begun cornering the local market on zero-waste food products.

UW to partner with electric vehicle startup

Canoo, a California startup developing electric vans and trucks, will partner with the University of Wisconsin–Madison to create an electric propulsion research center on campus.

The green in “going green” also refers to money

When the term green energy is used, it’s most often used in the context of the environmental benefits, but there also is an economic component — a strong economic component — because a clean environment is vital for business development.

Spectrum to acquire Rejuvenate for $300 million

Middleton-based Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc. has agreed to acquire For Life Products LLC, a manufacturer of household cleaning and maintenance products that does business under the name Rejuvenate.

Foxconn, state reach new agreement

Taiwan-based electronics manufacturer Foxconn Technology Group has negotiated a new deal with Gov. Tony Evers for a scaled-back manufacturing facility in exchange for reduced tax breaks.

Catalent completes expansion

New Jersey-based Catalent Biologics has completed the expansion of two new suites at its biologics drug substance development and manufacturing facility in Madison.

RAS breaks ground on manufacturing facility

Robotic Automation Systems, an automation and robotics manufacturer for the plastics industry, has broken ground on its 13,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in the Waunakee Business and Industrial Park.

Madison ranks high for women in STEM jobs

Achieving greater diversity in the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics has long been an uphill battle, but signs are pointing to steady — albeit noticeably slow — growth in the number of women being employed in the sector. Perhaps not surprisingly, Madison is helping lead the way.

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