First Business

April 28, 2013

Wandell: Harley-Davidson proving American manufacturing can succeed in 21st century

Harley-Davidson Inc. is proving that American manufacturing can succeed in the 21st century, according to CEO Keith Wandell.The iconic Milwaukee-based motorcycle manufacturer has transformed significantly in its 110 years in business, but perhaps …
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April 27, 2013

Aldi has hiring fair ahead of Hartford store opening

Aldi Inc. is having a hiring event Thursday to look for employees for its Milwaukee-area locations, including a new store in Hartford, the company said in a news release.A company spokeswoman did not specify how many people the company is looking to …
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April 27, 2013

Assurant Health CEO Lamnin compensation at $3.2M; wife, $223,823

Adam Lamnin, president and CEO of Milwaukee-based Assurant Health, received $3.2 million in total compensation during 2012 and his wife, Dawn Lamnin, who works for a separate unit of Assurant Inc., received total compensation of $223,823.Adam …
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April 27, 2013

Caterpillar cutting 60 jobs at Illinois factory

Caterpillar Inc. has announced another round of layoffs in Illinois as it deals with slowing demand for its mining equipment.Nearly 60 employees at Caterpillar;;;s plant in Mapleton, Ill., will be placed on ;;;indefinite layoff,;;; the Journal Star …
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April 27, 2013

Koss reports flat sales, lower earnings in 3Q

Koss Corp. reported flat sales Thursday for its fiscal third quarter, but earnings dropped 87.1 percent because of unique circumstances last year involving the Sue Sachdeva case.Sales were $8.3 million for the quarter ending March 31, a slight …
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April 27, 2013

LongHorn Steakhouse opening in Greendale

The newest development on the Southridge Mall property, LongHorn Steakhouse, is scheduled to open Monday, according to a news release.The restaurant at 5220 S. 76th St., Greendale, in the Southridge parking lot, is the third LongHorn Steakhouse in …
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April 27, 2013

Salvation Army's Colas, Ross honored for urban empowerment

Major Roger Ross, Milwaukee County Commander, and Faithe Colas, community relations director for the Salvation Army, will receive the 2013 Midwest Urban Empowerment Award in the category of Faith & Hope from Community Connections Network …
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April 27, 2013

Senate passes bill to ease air travel troubles

The Senate passed a bill Thursday night that could ease travel delays around the nation caused by the furlough of air-traffic controllers, which has hit hard at airports like O'Hare International in Chicago.If the House passes the measure Friday, …
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April 27, 2013

Soldiers Home in Milwaukee gains national landmark designation

The historic Soldiers Home property in Milwaukee has two building repair projects in the works and recently gained national historic landmark protections.The property near Miller Park, built after the Civil War, is a favorite of local …
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April 27, 2013

Spawning a green business: This week in photos - April 26, 2013

This space is now spawning a greener future. This week, spend some time with the workers of Central Greens at its site that was once planned for a housing project.To give Business Journal readers a chance to further see our subjects and their …
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April 26, 2013

Caterpillar to repurchase $1B in common stock from Citibank

Caterpillar Inc. said Thursday it has struck an agreement with Citibank to purchase $1 billion worth of shares of the equipment manufacturer;;;s common stock under an accelerated stock repurchase program announced in its earnings release this …
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April 26, 2013

Chancellor Lovell says UWM does not have large, uncommitted cash reserve

In a recent letter to University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee faculty, staff and students, Chancellor Michael Lovell said he wanted to make it clear that UWM does not have a large, uncommitted cash balance.Lovell was responding to reaction from a report …
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