Port of Milwaukee steel shipments rank second highest since 1970
December 15, 2014 09:08 AM
The final shipment of steel for 2014 arrived today in the Port of Milwaukee, bringing the year's total volume of steel shipments to 179,000 metric tons, the second highest annual steel tonnage since 1970, according to port spokesman Jeff Fleming.

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Retired A.O. Smith CEO joins Rexnord board of directors
December 15, 2014 08:56 AM
Paul Jones, retired chairman, chief executive officer and president of Milwaukee-based A.O. Smith Corp., joined Milwaukee-based Rexnord Corp.'s board of directors on Dec. 10. Jones will also serve on the Compensation Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board.

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SC Johnson receives World Environment Center sustainability award
December 15, 2014 09:24 AM
Racine-based SC Johnson has been awarded the 31st Annual Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development from the World Environment Center. This is the second time that the company has been awarded WEC's Gold Medal, having previously received it in 1994.

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WCTC reaches $4.5 million fundraising goal for Integrated Manufacturing Center
December 15, 2014 09:28 AM
Waukesha County Technical College and the WCTC Foundation announced on Dec. 10 that they have reached their fundraising goal to build a new $4.5 million Integrated Manufacturing Center at the college’s Pewaukee Campus.

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GPS Education Partners celebrates ribbon cutting at Milwaukee center
December 15, 2014 09:35 AM
GPS Education Partners held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Dec. 11 to mark the opening of its Central Milwaukee Education Center located at Capitol Stampings Corp. in Milwaukee.

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Briggs & Stratton, Generac Holdings are Newsmakers of the Year
December 15, 2014 09:47 AM
Wauwatosa-based Briggs & Stratton Corp. and Waukesha-based Generac Holdings Inc. were named the 2014 Newsmakers of the Year by Diesel Progress North American magazine. It is the first time in the 18-year history of the magazine’s award to have a tie.

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New Berlin distributor introduces new nesting product
December 15, 2014 09:40 AM
Logopress Corp. of Besancon, France and its North American distributor and technical center Accurate Die Design Inc. of New Berlin has released a new product intended for a variety of industries, including textile, plastics and food.

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Johnson Controls forges academic partnership for energy storage research
December 15, 2014 09:51 AM
Renewable energy expert Deyang Qu has been named as the Johnson Controls endowed professor in energy storage research, a collaborative appointment between the company, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) and the Wisconsin Energy Institute (WEI) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison's College of Engineering.

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Molinaroli violated Johnson Controls ethics policy, board says
December 15, 2014 10:00 AM
Alex Molinaroli, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Glendale-based Johnson Controls Inc., failed to comply with the company's ethics policy when he engaged in a relationship with a consultant for the global multi-industrial firm, according to a proxy statement the company filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Dec. 9.

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New building planned in Mukwonago for Gearbox Express
December 15, 2014 10:03 AM
Gearbox Express, a Mukwonago-based business that rebuilds gearboxes for wind turbines, plans to move to a 75,000-square-foot industrial building that will be built southwest of Highway 83 and East Wolf Run in the village.

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Economic Trends Breakfast to offer 2015 outlook
December 15, 2014 10:06 AM
BizTimes Media LLC will host the annual Northern Trust Economic Trends Breakfast on Thursday, Jan. 29, at the Italian Community Center in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward.

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