Manufacturing

Nowhere in the United States is manufacturing a stronger industry than in Wisconsin. That's why Wisconsin should invest in education, research and technology. The conclusion may appear odd. After all, if the state is to capitalize on manufacturing, why make investments usually associated with ivory towers and...

Kerry, the global ingredients & flavours and consumer foods group, today inaugurated its new state-of-the-art Kerry Center in Beloit, Wisconsin to spearhead customer product commercialisation into the future. The new 250,0000 square foot innovation and commercial centre, completed at a cost of US$50m, was officially opened...

Lithium-Ion technology can be used on a more personal level. It is becoming more well-known that Lithium-Ion technology is being used for next-generation cars but there are applications on a more personal level which the average consumer may be able to use in powering...

The United States Federal Government is the largest buyer of goods and services in the world. Last year, the federal government spent at a rate of $16,422 per second for the entire year. How well did Wisconsin businesses compete for those federal procurement dollars? Over...

“Argonne National Labs is a key player. Illinois can be too if they act fast,” observes James Carlini. If it takes a village to raise a child, it takes a region to raise economic viability for all. Interest on last week's article on Lithium-Ion Battery commercialization...

A vision of Spaceport Sheboygan as the Midwest’s hub for aerospace development, education and — eventually — travel was unveiled Friday by the taskforce organized to pilot the ideas to touch down. The timeframes are uncertain and the organization is in its infancy, but the Wisconsin...

Science acting in concert with ethics could help generate a better crop of second generation of genetically modified crops, according to Paul B. Thompson, who argues that biotechnology has made some considerable contributions to the growing discussion about sustainability. “It’s useful to think of sustainability...

In early April, Adam Wilson posted a status update on the social networking Web site Twitter - just by thinking about it. A University of Wisconsin-Madison biomedical engineering doctoral student, Wilson is among a growing group of researchers worldwide who aim to perfect a...