Manufacturing

Trailer manufacturer to add 300 positions

Stoughton Trailers LLC announced plans to hire 300 new employees for entry-level, skilled labor, and professional positions at its Stoughton and Brodhead facilities.

Nominations sought for Wisconsin-made products

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) and Johnson Financial Group have announced the Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin award, an annual competition to highlight the state’s manufacturing industry.

New sculptures bring monumental business to Quarra Stone

Quarra Stone Co. President Jim Durham has noticed the monument business picking up considerably, not necessarily due to recent racial unrest and the controversy surrounding Confederate statues, but due to a reexamination of our history as growing numbers of people insist on commemorating previously overlooked historical events and figures.

Briggs & Stratton files for bankruptcy

Wauwatosa-based engine manufacturer Briggs & Stratton has filed for Chapter 11 reorganization due to the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic crisis.

Small but standing tall

Placing a spotlight on successful small businesses, the Dane County Small Business Awards have honored the economic and civic contributions of these vital employers for nearly four decades.

Harley-Davidson reopening factories

Milwaukee-based Harley-Davidson Inc. will resume production at plants in Wisconsin and Pennsylvania after shutting down in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Madison biomanufacturing facility to produce COVID-19 vaccine

Arcturus Therapeutics Holdings Inc. and Catalent Inc. announced a partnership to support the expected manufacture of Arcturus’ COVID-19 mRNA vaccine candidate (LUNAR-COV19) to be manufactured at Catalent’s biomanufacturing facility in Madison.

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