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Category Archives: Growth

Five Ways to Leverage LinkedIn for Business Development

LinkedIn is the most important social platform for professionals. According to LinkedIn, four out of five LinkedIn members impact business decisions within their organizations. It’s clear that businesses and professionals should want to tap into this audience. Despite this, most […]

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Gov. Walker, Briggs & Stratton CEO Teske tout Wisconsin exports, international trade

Exporting provides Wisconsin manufacturers and other businesses with major opportunities for business growth and diversification, Gov. Scott Walker and Briggs & Stratton chief executive officer Todd Teske told a crowd of business leaders that recently gathered for the Wisconsin International […]

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Inside Racine Business – Ideas for Connecting Business, Registration Page

Inside Racine Business – Ideas for Connecting Business Together with the Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership (WMEP), the Racine County Economic Development Corporation and Gateway Technical College put together an inspiring collection of seminars for our business leaders that will assist […]

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Innovation key ingredient to success at Palermo’s Pizza

Long-term success in the frozen pizza business isn’t just a matter of a proprietary sauce and tasty toppings. Innovation is crucial, even in a mature market. “Relevancy is key,” said Giacomo “Jack” Fallucca, president of Palermo Villa Inc., better known […]

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Spiros partners with Consolidated Construction and the WMEP to address growth, improve operations

          Spiros Industries is a small manufacturer that has dealt head on with the challenges associated with strong and steady growth. “We are growing every year and we are trying to grow while improving our operations […]

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George Bureau

Vice President Consulting Services 920.450.7185 |  [email protected] A Manufacturing Specialist in the WMEP’s north region, George brings more than 25 years of leadership, strategy, sales, marketing, quality and operations experience across a spectrum of manufacturing and service sectors. These include […]

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ExporTech™

  Helping Wisconsin Manufacturers Grow Their Business Through Exporting Start growing your business through exporting with 24 hours of customized, action-oriented export expansion strategy development. ExporTech is a proven path to export success: graduates have achieved sales increases averaging $900,000 in 6-9 […]

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Aztalan Engineering reduces quoting time by 50% while dramatically improving their hit rate

Management at Aztalan Engineering Inc. knew the Lake Mills manufacturer of high-tolerance precision parts needed a better and quicker quoting process in order to prevent it from losing business. An initial project with the WMEP involved value stream mapping that […]

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Milwaukee, San Francisco best in nation in manufacturing job growth

Milwaukee and San Francisco saw the highest percentage growth in manufacturing jobs over last year, according to a new analysis by the statistics firm Wanted Analytics. The Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin area saw a 33.5% increase in manufacturing jobs over the same time period […]

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Gamber-Johnson receives Governor’s Export Achievement Award

Three years ago, Gamber-Johnson’s president, Brian Wagner, attended an economic summit in Stevens Point and listened with interest to presentations highlighting key reasons companies should strongly consider exporting their products. Two points stood out most – 95 percent of the […]

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