January 06, 2012

Joy Global makes offer for remaining shares of Chinese firm

Joy Global Inc. announced Friday that it has commenced a tender offer for the remaining outstanding shares of International Mining Machinery Holdings Ltd., a designer and manufacturer of underground mining equipment in China.On Dec. 29, 2011, …
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January 06, 2012

PSC accepts 11 groups into Milwaukee streetcar case

Eleven organizations, including business associations, utilities and the League of Wisconsin Municipalities, were accepted to participate in the states case to determine whether the city of Milwaukee must pay to relocate utilities for the downtown …
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January 06, 2012

Rogers' CEO Moulthrop to retire in August

David Moulthrop plans to retire as president and CEO of Rogers Behavioral Health System Inc. of Oconomowoc in August 2012.Moulthrop, who has been with Oconomowoc's Rogers Memorial Hospital since 1993, submitted his retirement plans to the board …
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January 06, 2012

Frontier to drop service between Milwaukee and Flint, Mich.

Frontier Airlines announced Friday that it will discontinue Frontier Express service between General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee and Bishop International Airport in Flint, Mich.The last flight on the route is scheduled for March 8. …
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January 06, 2012

Packers' Wied resigns from administrative staff, citing health issues

Jason Wied, the Green Bay Packers vice president of administration/general counsel, resigned from the team on Friday.Wied, seen by some as a likely successor to team president Mark Murphy, has been on administrative leave since early November.Jason …
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January 06, 2012

2011 a year of change for Grand Avenue

The year 2011 brought a few changes to The Shops of Grand Avenue, a property that had been stagnant under its previous owners.The mall filled 68,000 square feet in the last year through its Creativity Works Here program, an initiative offering …
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January 06, 2012

Top of the list - Executive search firms

This week the spotlight shines on the lists of largest Milwaukee-area retained executive search firms and largest Milwaukee-area contingency executive search firms.For both lists the ranking criteria is the number of contingency/retained searches …
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January 06, 2012

Economy adds 200,000 jobs in December

The U.S. unemployment rate fell another notch in December, to 8.5 percent, as the nation's economy added 200,000 jobs. That number was above economists expectations. The test for the national job markets will be if the gains last beyond the holiday …
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January 06, 2012

Northwestern Mutual to sponsor March Madness

Northwestern Mutual has signed an agreement with the NCAA for marketing and promotional rights in the life insurance, wealth management and retirement planning services categories for 89 championships across 23 sports, including mens basketball …
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January 06, 2012

Wheaton buys Franklin land

Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare has purchased a 30-acre parcel adjacent to its hospital in Franklin from MLG Development.The $2 million transaction will give Wheaton an opportunity to expand the hospital should the need exist, said Anne Ballentine, …
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January 05, 2012

Baird hires Stevens, adds small-cap value fund

Robert W. Baird & Co. is expanding its mutual funds family by adding a small/mid cap equity team led by Michelle Stevens.Stevens and her team will be based in Cincinnati and will manage institutional and individual equity portfolios for …
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January 05, 2012

Business Journal names Forty under 40 winners

Austin Ramirez, chief executive officer of Husco International, Aaron Lauber, controller at Allen Edmonds Shoe Corp., and Trenni Kusnierek, sports anchor of WTMJ-AM (620), highlight the list of the winners of The Business Journals 2012 Forty under …
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