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Welcome to the Fox Cities Region

A Wisconsin Business Powerhouse

We don’t just roll out the red carpet for business, we roll up our sleeves.

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Average MFG Wage

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Employment Base = MFG

Population

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Talent Upload-WI Outline-whiteIf you’re looking for a productive, educated and growing workforce, this is the place. Located in east-central Wisconsin, the Fox Cities Region was founded on a tradition of paper-making and printing. Today, it remains a powerhouse for world-class manufacturers and corporations representing several business sectors.

45 Minute Commute to: Downtown Appleton

> 733,000 population

> 404,000 workforce

Fox Cities HS Grad Rate

90%

MFG sector highlights

LQ > 116
Plastics Packaging Film and Sheet Manufacturing

LQ > 50
Sawmill, Woodworking, and Paper Machinery Manufacturing

LQ > 48
Heavy Duty Truck Manufacturing

Talent Upload-WI Outline-whiteINDUSTRY TARGETS

PROJECTED GROWTH + HIGHER THAN REGIONALLY AVERAGE WAGES + COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE = FOX CITIES WEALTH

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING
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PACKAGING
PAPER
ELECTRONICS
SPECIALTY MACHINES

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INSURANCE
FINANCE
ENGINEERING
ARCHITECTURAL

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HEAVY TRUCKS
AEROSPACE
MILITARY
EMERGENCY

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DAIRY / CHEESE
GRAINS
FROZEN FOODS
CANNED GOODS

MIDWEST DRIVE TIMES

MINNEAPOLIS  4 hours  •  CHICAGO 3.5 hours  • MADISON 2 hours  •  MILWAUKEE 1.5 hours  •  LAMBEAU 0.5 hours

Talent Upload-WI Outline-whiteMADE BETTER HERE

EVERYTHING YOUR ORGANIZATION NEEDS TO THRIVE

location: MADE BETTER HERE

Over 500 available sites and buildings in the Fox Cities Region

  • search customer and supplier locations
  • explore transportation options such as: interstate, surface, air, rail, etc
  • research population demographics, workforce characteristics, consumer expenditures, and more

workforce: MADE BETTER HERE

Innovative talent initiatives ensuring qualified workforce growth through the “talent crunch”

  • Talent Upload–university student fam tour
  • Your Future–work based learning initiative focusing on K-12
  • Pulse Young Professionals Network–engaging and developing YPs
  • Concierge Plus–customized recruitment for C-Suite execs
  • Leadership Fox Cities–immersive community engagement program
Appleton
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clear sky
humidity: 77%
wind: 6mph WSW
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INVESTOR OF THE WEEK: The City of New London
A special thank you to the City of New London, one of the many companies & municipalities throughout the Fox Cities financially supporting Fox Cities Regional Partnership! More info at: www.newlondonwi.org/

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INVESTOR OF THE WEEK: The City of Brillion

A special thank you to the City of Brillion, one of the many companies & municipalities throughout the Fox Cities financially supporting Fox Cities Regional Partnership! More info at: www.ci.brillion.wi.us/ Also, check out the awesome video that Ariens made about its hometown at: www.youtube.com/watch?v=KIf4nZrlNs8

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Looking to expand or relocate your business?

The future looks bright for the Fox Cities Region. It’s one of the largest and fastest growing urban centers in Wisconsin. Population has grown 14.14% since 2000, and a labor force of 1,196,472 can be accessed within 50 miles. With lower-than-average wages and affordable utilities, the region’s cost of doing business is significantly less than the national average.

Source: Stats America 2015

To learn how you can benefit from the power of Fox Cities Regional Partnership, check out the rest of our site or contact us.