Right to Work Wisconsin Sees Influx of Economic Opportunities

Here are four of the most recent investment in Right to Work Wisconsin. Henry Repeating arms plans to soon expanding in Ladymith. And then there’s Ball Metalpack in Milwaukee which just completed its most recent expansion. Meanwhile, Grand Craft Boats is relocating headquarters to Genoa City. And lastly, Agropur Diary is adding a new location in Little Chute.

Altogether, these four investments will create 224 new jobs for the state. So this is great news! Read on to find out more about each of these businesses.

Henry Repeating Arms:

Henry Repeating Arms is expanding soon in Right to Work Ladysmith, Wisconsin. This will create 100 new jobs for the area!

“Staking our flag at a new facility is the beginning of another exciting chapter in our company’s history, and we are wasting no time prepping the building for our machines. […] We thank the state of Wisconsin and Rusk County officials for keeping the door open for us, and we look forward to adding members of another great Wisconsin community to our family.” […]

“We’re excited to see Henry Repeating Arms make a commitment to Ladysmith, WI and Rusk County. They are an employer we are eager to see grow in our community for years to come.”


Ball Metalpack:

Ball Metalpack just completed an expansion in Right to Work Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This will create 50 new jobs for the area!

“We’re excited to launch our newest two-piece food can line, increasing our capacity and signaling our commitment to grow with our customers’ needs. […] We continue to see increased demand for our food cans and this large investment in our manufacturing capacity is the direct result of several long-term contracts with key customers.”

This is the second high-speed two-piece production line at the plant, enabling the facility to have a quicker ramp-up time and a lower total cost structure. The company now has 4 high-speed two-piece can lines across its eight North American plants.


Grand Craft Boats:

Grand Craft Boats is relocating its headquarters to Right to Work Genoa City, Wisconsin. This will also create 20 new jobs!

“Wisconsin is a great fit for Grand Craft. We were particularly attracted by the strong workforce, as well as a business climate that values and encourages manufacturers like us. […] Our products are a perfect match for Wisconsin’s deep tradition of lake recreation and enjoyment of the outdoors.” […]

“We are [glad] that Grand Craft will soon be making its beautiful boats in Wisconsin. […] The company’s decision to relocate here is another example of how Wisconsin is able to attract manufacturers of innovative, best-in-class products because of its skilled workers, strong communities, and outstanding manufacturing infrastructure.” […]

“Grand Craft is exactly the type of company that thrives in southeastern Wisconsin. […]We have a strong and diverse regional economy that continues to add new companies and investment. We welcome Grand Craft and look forward to supporting its growth plans for years to come.”


Agropur Dairy:

Agropur Dairy is investing $168 million toward a new cheese factory in Right to Work Little Chute, Wisconsin. This will also create 54 new jobs!

“Having a new state-of-the-art facility will help us to solidify our leadership position in the dairy industry. […] Beyond speed and efficiency, the process and equipment will provide greater flexibility and will allow Agropur to offer a broader line of products to meet our customers’ needs.” […]

“Wisconsin is uniquely positioned to help Agropur develop new products and succeed in the dairy industry. […] In turn, Agropur invests in our dairy farms, pays family-sustaining wages and through the company’s charity work helps ensure access to healthy food for our communities.”


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