Manufacturing/Logistics

Anheuser-Busch InBev NV is talking to banks about financing a $122 billion deal to acquire global beer rival SABMiller PLC, the parent company of Chicago-based MillerCoors, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal.
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Pewaukee-based Waukesha County Technical College is extending the deadline to raise $2 million for a new Integrated Manufacturing Center to Tuesday, Sept. 30. The previous deadline was Sept. 8.
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Milwaukee-based Palermo's Pizza will be donating more than 50,000 pizzas to food banks across the country, including one in Milwaukee, during the company's 50,000 Pizza Giveaway for Our 50th Anniversary campaign. In partnership with key grocery retailers, the national frozen pizza manufacturer will tour the country, marking each donation with an event at local grocery stores across the Midwest and southern regions of the U.S., as well as at the Fort Bragg military base.
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GPS Education Partners held an annual benefit on Sept. 10 at the Milwaukee School of Engineering to honor eight individuals and organizations that have played a key role in advancing its mission in youth and community investment. The Butler-based nonprofit organization aims to prepare students for continued education and meaningful careers through hands-on education in the manufacturing environment.
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Racine-based Johnson Outdoors Inc., a global leader in innovative outdoor recreation equipment, has appointed Casey Sheahan and Katherine Button Bell as independent directors, expanding the board's size to eight members.
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Two clients of Butler-based medical device components and assemblies manufacturer MRPC have returned their manufacturing operations to the United States from China.
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New Berlin-based Midland Plastics Inc., a distributor of plastic stock shapes and a manufacturer of plastic custom components, plans to build a 40,000-square-foot addition to its 75,500-square-foot facility at 5405 S. Westridge Court.
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Milwaukee-based Palermo's Pizza will be donating more than 50,000 pizzas to food banks across the country, including one in Milwaukee, during the company's 50,000 Pizza Giveaway for Our 50th Anniversary campaign. In partnership with key grocery retailers, the national frozen pizza manufacturer will tour the country, marking each donation with an event at local grocery stores across the Midwest and southern regions of the U.S., as well as at the Fort Bragg military base.
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Milwaukee-based Brady Corp. today reported a fiscal 2014 net loss of $110.4 million, compared to a loss of $177.3 million in the fourth quarter of 2013.
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