First Business

September 23, 2011

Osseo firm expansion to create 111 Wisconsin jobs

Global Finishing Solutions LLC is consolidating some operations into its Osseo headquarters that will result in the relocation of jobs from Mexico to Wisconsin.The $10 million expansion will involve moving 111 jobs to Osseo, most from the company's …
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September 22, 2011

Distributor buys Menomonee Falls building for $5 million

R.J. Schinner Co., which earlier this year sold its facilities in New Berlin, paid $5 million for a 160,000-square-foot building in Menomonee Falls and will use the building for distribution.The sale of the building demonstrates the importance of …
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September 22, 2011

Water project wins federal funding

The Milwaukee Regional Water Accelerator Project has been awarded $1.65 million in federal funding through a $37 million Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge, a multi-agency competition launched in May to support the advancement of 20 …
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September 22, 2011

UW-Whitewater has record enrollment

For the second consecutive year, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater enrolled a record number of students. According to the registrar's office, 11,615 students enrolled in courses this fall.In fall 2010, a record 11,557 enrolled. In fall 2006, …
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September 22, 2011

Marquette business programs ranked nationally

Three Marquette University College of Business Administration undergraduate programs have been ranked in the top 20 nationally by U.S. News & World Report.Additionally, the college was ranked 81st among Best Undergraduate Business Programs, up from …
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September 22, 2011

Senate committee on mining jobs formed

A Senate Select Committee on Mining Jobs has been formed to examine Wisconsins mining laws and regulations, and make improvements aimed at creating jobs in rural Wisconsin.Sen. Neal Kedzie (R-Elkhorn) will serve as chairman of the committee. Other …
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September 22, 2011

GMR Marketing opens Latin America headquarters

GMR Marketing, a sports, entertainment, and lifestyle marketing agency, has opened a new office in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and appointed Celso Schvartzer to lead its expansion into Latin America.The Sao Paulo office will be wholly owned and operated by …
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