Wisconn Valley News - June 29, 2018

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Foxconn Invests in Green Bay Wisconn Valley Innovation Center


Today, Foxconn announced its expansion of the Wisconn Valley Innovation Network with a location in Green Bay, with an agreement to purchase The WaterMark building downtown.  Located at 301 North Washington Street in Green Bay, The WaterMark is a six-story, 75,000 square-foot building, which will be home to at least 200 Foxconn employees.  

Foxconn's Wisconn Valley Innovation Center network will foster innovative ideas and develop cutting-edge solutions from companies and entrepreneurs for the AI 8K+5G ecosystem.

A Wisconn Valley Innovation Center in Milwaukee was previously announced. These investments are more examples of the "Foxconn Bonus" as the projects are independent of any state investment incentives and come in addition to the company's plans for the Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park in Racine County.

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Foxconn Celebrates Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park Groundbreaking


On Thursday, Foxconn broke ground on the $10 billion Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park in Mount Pleasant.  President Trump joined founder and CEO Terry Gou, Governor Walker, House Speaker Ryan and other dignitaries at the event to honor the historic occasion.

The construction of the campus is estimated to create tens of thousands of direct and indirect construction jobs. Once fully operational, the facility will be home to 13,000 direct jobs, with an average salary of nearly $54,000, plus benefits.  An additional 22,000 indirect jobs are estimated to be created throughout the state as a result of supply chain and other business needs.

The Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park will be the first liquid crystal display manufacturing facility in North America.

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Foxconn Welcomes Community to Open House at Opus Facility

Foxconn is opening its doors of the Opus Facility in Mount Pleasant to give residents an opportunity to see some of the advanced technologies that will be developed at the Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park.

The open house began at the groundbreaking event on Thursday for individuals in attendance.  Foxconn invites members of the public to visit the facility, located at 13315 Globe Drive, Mount Pleasant, WI, on Friday, June 29 from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. and on Saturday, June 30 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

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The Wisconn Valley News is published every other week and designed to keep interested individuals up to date on Foxconn construction plans, infrastructure improvements, traffic pattern updates, and more.  Local elected officials, suppliers, contractors and members of the public are encouraged to turn to the Wisconn Valley News for the latest project status, road updates, next steps, and interesting facts.  When appropriate, special bulletins will also be distributed to ensure the most timely information possible.