IMPORTANT: As of July 1st, 2011, functions once performed by the Wisconsin Department of Commerce have been moved to other state agencies and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation. The former Commerce web site will continue to exist for the next several months as resources are moved to new web site locations. We will make every attempt possible to direct our users to the new locations as web resources are moved.
Governor Walker Announces Funding for A to Z Machine Company
For Immediate Release: April 26, 2011
Project to create 16 jobs
MADISON - Governor Scott Walker today announced that A to Z Machine Company, Appleton, Outagamie County, will receive $88,000 in Economic Development Tax Credits from the Department of Commerce (Commerce) to construct and equip a plant addition.
"My number-one priority is helping Wisconsin businesses create jobs," Governor Walker said. "I am pleased we could help A to Z Machine Company expand and create new jobs for Outagamie County."
A to Z Machine Company, founded in 1996, is a machine shop with 78 employees. To take advantage of market opportunities, the company is enhancing its machine-shop capabilities. It will constrict and equip a 41,000-sq.-ft. addition that will allow it to add welding, assembly, painting, and blasting operations. It will also provided ISO training to employees on machine operation. The project will create 16 jobs and represent $3,190,000 in private investment.
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