Manufacturing

The ball is now in NASDAQ's court after Merge Healthcare filed its 2005 and first quarter 2006 financial reports before the stock market's opening bell on Aug. 30. But will the company's request for an extension to file its second quarter 2006 reports be the...

Rebecca Ryan and Jack Schultz will be among the speakers and panelists discussing a range of economic issues confronting rural areas and small towns during the 2006 West Central Wisconsin Education Consortium Conference. The event will be held on September 20 and 21 at the...

A recent Wisconsin Biotechnology and Medical Device Association breakfast raised the question of research park expansion to accommodate more life-science businesses. But the director of Milwaukee County Research Park says the demand is just not there. ...

Although it is eligible for state angel tax credits, NovaScan has opted for another package to finance clinical trials for its new medical imaging device. The Milwaukee-based medical imaging company is developing a novel product for early detection of breast cancer and other cancers....

Milwaukee-based Johnson Controls, already part of a joint venture to develop the next generation hybrid-electrice vehicle battery, has been awarded a contract to upgrade lithium ion battery power in low temperatures. The company's development of lithium-ion batteries could produce the next-generation battery for hybrid-electric vehicles....

With a package of workforce advancement training grants set aside for the Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College, northern Wisconsin companies will be able to provide their workers with additional technical training....

Rexnord Corp., a manufacturer of motion technology products for the aersospace, construction, and energy industries, will begin to slash its debt after reporting a quarterly loss of $2.8 million....

With more than 50,000 jobs, Wisconsin ranks 10th among the 50 states in the number of people employed in the plastics industry. A state grant will be used to determine how much the development of biodegradable plastics can expand that industry. ...