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Brandon Anderegg

Brandon Anderegg
Brandon Anderegg, former BizTimes Milwaukee reporter.

🔒 Rev up: Agricycle Global scores backing from big-name nonprofits

Milwaukee-based food upcycling startup Agricycle Global is poised to scale its new ingredients supply business after receiving support from nonprofit giants Mastercard Foundation and...

🔒 Demand surge powers Generac’s growth

Tom Pettit was hired in early 2020 as chief operations officer of Generac Power Systems to help the Town of Genesee-based generator manufacturer build...

🔒 Milwaukee startup offers digitally enabled future for truckers, logistics companies

The trucking industry has relied on technology like dynamic routing software, forward-looking cameras and electronic logging devices for years. But with increased pressure on...

🔒 Inside the $485 million Gateway Plastics deal

Managing a nearly half-billion-dollar acquisition without the backing of a large law firm or investment banker may seem highly unusual, but N2 Advantage Law, Ltd. proved it was possible after Silgan Containers acquired Gateway Plastics Inc. in a $485 million deal.

🔒 Generac considered other states, chose Wisconsin for expansion

Generac Power Systems had other options for its plans to invest $53 million and hire 700 employees across its Wisconsin footprint, a Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. report obtained by BizTimes revealed today.

🔒 Vollrath Co. to close Menomonee Falls facility, lay off 51...

Sheboygan-based Vollrath Co. will close its Menomonee Falls facility and lay off 51 employees, according to a notice filed with the state of Wisconsin.

🔒 Fiveable raises $10 million, plans to provide academic support beyond...

Milwaukee-based startup Fiveable raised $10 million in a Series A funding round that will support launching virtual spaces and providing new academic content for its online community of high school students.

Generac to hire 700, invest $53 million across Wisconsin footprint

Generac Power Systems plans to invest $53 million across its Wisconsin facilities as part of a plan expected to create 700 jobs in the state by 2024, Generac chief operating officer Tom Pettit announced today.

🔒 Project Pitch It: Wholesome Diaper Co. aims to franchise diaper...

Wholesome Diaper Co. is envisioning a franchised business model as the Milwaukee-based startup prepares its cloth diaper delivery service for future growth plans.  The company...

Packaging solutions giant to acquire Mequon-based Gateway Plastics in nearly half-billion-dollar...

Connecticut-based metal food packaging provider Siligan Containers will acquire Mequon-based Gateway Plastics Inc. in a $485 million deal.

Aviation company to build $11 million campus at Mitchell International

A Milwaukee-based aviation services firm will soon break ground on construction to build an $11 million campus involving multiple hangars at 504 E. Citation Way at Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport.

Franklin to consider extending approvals for proposed Strauss Brands facility

The Franklin Plan Commission is slated to discuss an extension for permits previously approved by city officials for a proposed meat processing facility on the community’s west side.

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