Construction underway for new UW-Fond du Lac on campus housing
Fond du Lac, Wis.–A ceremonial groundbreaking was held recently at the site of the new University of Wisconsin-Fond du Lac on campus housing project. Construction began a month ago for the 121-bed apartment-style building scheduled to be ready for students […]
Are You Ready to Embrace Disruption?
Written by Jim Cleveland, FCEDC Vice President of Business and Community Competitiveness Disruption: Disturbance or problems that interrupt an event, activity, or process. This definition is typically how we think about disruptions. These events are not something that we are trained to like or for that matter, accept. Disruptions upset our day. They cause delays […]
Best States for Manufacturing
Although location drivers vary across specific manufacturing site selection projects, they typically include a mix of location factors customized around the needs of the company. Site Selection Group, which provides site selection services for manufacturing operations, recommends developing a set of balanced criteria when choosing the location for a new manufacturing plant. To find out where […]
New Era of Ghost Towns?
Steve R. Jenkins, CEcD President Fond du Lac County Economic Development Corporation October 3, 2016 “According to the USDA, 2010-2014 is the first period of overall population decline on record for rural America as a whole. While there were 230,000 more births than deaths in non-metro counties over that period, 346,000 more people moved out […]
9 Questions with Jim Cleveland
Tell us about yourself? I am a born and raised son of Fond du Lac with 27 years of experience serving the citizens of the Fond du Lac area. I have been with the Fond du Lac County Economic Development Corporation for just under a year working with our existing businesses, large and small, to […]
9 Questions with Sarah G. Spang
Tell me about yourself? I wear so many hats, my head is starting to feel very heavy. I am the Director of Strategic Initiatives at FCEDC, meaning my role is organizational and marketing support for the company. After a few years of not being sure what I wanted to do when I grew up, I […]
9 Questions with Steve Jenkins
Tell me about yourself? I have been an economic developer for 41 years having served communities less than 10,000 to 750,000. I believe that God intended for me to be an economic developer because I look forward to doing what I do each day. I’m a Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) through the International Economic Development […]
Alliance Laundry Systems Recognized as 2016 Stevie Award Winner
Alliance Laundry Systems recognized as 2016 Stevie Award Winner for Sales & Customer Service Customer One Program awarded for second consecutive year. Find out more in the press release released by Alliance Laundry Systems.
Voices & Visions – Open Road Harley-Davidson
Open Road Harley-Davidson, a Harley dealership in Fond du Lac, was featured in the Voices & Visions section of the latest New North B2B magazine. Find out more about the company and how they made their business a success in the article on page 34 HERE.
FCEDC reinvented itself at the beginning of 2016 by unveiling a new logo at its Annual Evening. Check out the presentations that led to the unveiling at the links below. FCEDC: InnovatingProsperity video announcement Annual Evening rebrand presentation