Weekly Debrief: Milwaukee Tool just keeps growing

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Andrew Weiland and Arthur Thomas of BizTimes Media get together to discuss the news of the week, including Milwaukee Tool opening its new hand tool manufacturing facility in West Bend. The plant marks the return of manufacturing to the region for the company’s flagship brand and executives are already talking about planning to expand the facility in the near future. Milwaukee Tool’s parent company also reported its first half results this week and the Milwaukee brand saw sales increase nearly 26%.

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Arthur covers banking and finance and the economy at BizTimes while also leading special projects as an associate editor. He also spent five years covering manufacturing at BizTimes. He previously was managing editor at The Waukesha Freeman. He is a graduate of Carroll University and did graduate coursework at Marquette. A native of southeastern Wisconsin, he is also a nationally certified gymnastics judge and enjoys golf on the weekends.