Work Started on the Foxconn Site in Mount Pleasant

Foxconn Technology Group, the world’s largest electronics manufacturing services provider, has started site work for its $10 billion manufacturing campus in Racine County.

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Haribo chooses Kenosha County

German candy maker Haribo plans to build a $242 million facility in Pleasant Prairie that will employ 400.

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Milwaukee 7

Seven counties united around a regional agenda to grow, expand and attract world-class businesses and talent

The Milwaukee 7, launched in 2005, was formed to create a regional, cooperative economic development platform for the seven counties of southeastern Wisconsin: Kenosha, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Walworth, Washington and Waukesha. Its mission is to attract, retain and grow diverse businesses and talent.

Together, these seven counties have a wealth of corporate headquarters, a pool of highly skilled workers and world-class amenities. Competing as a region broadens our range of choices and opportunities and gives us the competitive edge that we need, today, and into the future.

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Milwaukee 7 is Your Partner in Business Growth

The Milwaukee 7 builds capacity for economic growth through its initiatives, strategies, networking and partnerships.

GROWING YOUR BUSINESS M7 can connect your company to resources, including real estate, talent, incentives and more. Learn More ATTRACTING NEW COMPANIES M7 markets the region to companies looking to expand operations or relocate. Learn More BUILDING YOUR TALENT PIPELINE The M7 Talent Partnership is aligning talent resources with high-growth industry clusters. Learn More
INCREASING EXPORTS M7 is helping companies start and expand their export programs. Learn More ADVANCING INDUSTRY CLUSTERS M7 supports the region’s leading cluster industries and their network organizations. Learn More SUPPORTING ENTREPRENEURS M7 connects new and growing companies to the resources they need to take their business to the next level. Learn More


The Milwaukee 7 continues to build the region’s capacity and accelerate economic growth. In the last five years, M7 has assisted companies that created or retained more than 7,000 pledged jobs in the region – with an average wage of $49,088 (9% above the regional average) – and produced $653 million in capital investment.

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German candy maker Haribo selects Kenosha County for first North American Manufacturing Facility

Governor Scott Walker announced that HARIBO, the German-based confectionary company and maker of the popular "Gold-Bear" gummy candies, has selected Kenosha County as the site of its first manufacturing facility in North America.
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