SUN PRAIRIE, WI—Electronics manufacturing services provider Pro-Active Engineering has added a pair of Mycronic DX100 high-speed pick-and-place machines to its assembly line here, increasing its capacity by up to 40 percent.
WEST MILWAUKEE, WI—GE Healthcare plans to invest $50 million in a new assembly plant here to make CT scanners and other products. The facility could eventually employ more than 1,200 people as part of a proposed plan to consolidate the company’s operations in Wisconsin.
MANITOWOC, WI—Tramontina USA Inc., a manufacturer of metal cookware, is ending its US manufacturing operations due to increased costs from tariffs on components such as aluminum, steel studs and glass lids.
MENOMONEE FALLS, WI—The union that represents most of Harley-Davidson’s manufacturing plant employees in Wisconsin says the company is out of touch with the workers by making the current contract talks more about an hourly wage than workforce issues.
MOUNT PLEASANT, WI—Foxconn Technology Group said Monday that its manufacturing facility in Wisconsin will be producing flat-screen panels by the end of 2020, with construction starting later this year. After a meeting with President Donald Trump, Foxconn’ founder and CEO Terry Gou recommitted to building a smaller manufacturing facility in the state than what was originally promised.