Wisconsin Business

Brady Receives Boeing Performance Excellence Award

01 01 1970

MILWAUKEE, Wis. April 26, 2017 Brady (NYSE:BRC), a global leader in industrial and safety printing systems and solutions, today announced that it received a fourth consecutive Silver Boeing Performance Excellence Award for its aerospace industry solutions. Brady is one of only 402 suppliers for 2016 to receive Silver level recognition, based on delivery and quality performance criteria. “Earning this recognition not only highlights Brady’s overall performance excellence, but also underscores our ongoing customer commitment and the efforts of our teams,� said Brad Williams, strategic accounts manager, ADM for Brady. “With a long-standing partnership with Boeing, we continually work to improve processes and deliver solutions that support the success of Boeing’s commercial aerospace business.� Brady products supplied to Boeing include print-on-demand systems and high-performance...

Brady Announces AS9100C Quality Management System Certification

01 01 1970

MILWAUKEE, Wis. April 18, 2017 Brady (NYSE:BRC), a global leader in industrial and safety printing systems and solutions, today announced that its Good Hope Road and Camden Road locations in Milwaukee, Wis., achieved AS9100C certification for product ID and RFID manufacturing. AS9100C is an international quality management system that outlines requirements for aviation, space and defense organizations. “Reaching AS9100C is a great next step for our business, as it supports our efforts to continuously improve our processes,� says Scott Vuchetich, General Manager – Americas for Brady. “By aligning with this system, we are better able to meet aerospace industry needs and maintain the highest level of quality and efficiency for our customers – from initial quoting through end production.� To meet AS9100C requirements, organizations must demonstrate an ability to consistently...

Bold, fruit-flavored cheese for kids baffles parents, wins the hearts of picky eaters everywhere

01 01 1970

SUN PRAIRIE, Wis., April 11, 2017 -- Moo-ove over processed snacks and sugary treats – snack cheese just got a sweet makeover. Cow Candy® combines the whimsy of the candy aisle with the nutritious goodness of Wisconsin cheese. The new fruit-flavored Monterey Jack cheese is packed with 15 percent of the daily value of calcium, 4 grams of protein and just 1 to 2 grams of sugar per serving. It contains no artificial ingredients. Cow Candy is available in bold flavors including fruit punch jack, honey jack and strawberry jack cheese. "Children's bodies are growing and developing so fast," says Nutritionist Tierney Planasch. "It's important for them to consume foods that are high in vitamins and minerals, while lower in sugars. Cheese provides ideal amounts of protein, calcium and vitamin D as well as potassium and vitamins from the B-complex, which helps with muscle and nerve growth." A fan favorite among parents and kids, packaged cheese sales have...

Bloom360 Learning Community Opens New School for Different Learners at...

01 01 1970

Reviewing the renovation plans for Bloom360 are (from left) Laura Rauman, Founder/Pres.; Darren Frasa, student; Patrick Braun, Development Committee and Eric Berthelsen, Newport Network Solutions "We are delighted to bring this one-of-a-kind educational approach to families of children with special needs," shared Bloom360 Founder/President, Laura Rauman Town of East Troy, WI April 25, 2017 After five years of research and developing its unique educational model, Bloom360 Learning Community today announced it will open its new school at the historic Stone School property at N8921 Stone School Road, East Troy, WI. The independent school is accepting applications and will open in early August to serve children throughout southeast Wisconsin ages five through adolescence with neuro-diverse needs such as ADD/ADHD, autism, dyslexia and other learning differences. An Information Session for prospective families and professionals is set for Wednesday, May 24 from 6:00 –...

Blood Preparation Market : Startup Strategy Resources, Grow Pricing Activity and Forecasts to 2025

01 01 1970

San Francisco, CA -- 10/13/2017 -- Global Blood Preparation Market: SnapshotThe process for preparing blood components is the centrifugation of one unit of the whole blood. The whole blood comprises of colloids, cells and crystalloids which can be differentiated into different blood components such as red blood cell, white blood cell, platelet, plasma, and precipitate. For therapeutic efficacy, these different blood components need different temperature requirements and storage conditions. The blood preparation market is developing due to the increasing use of leucocyte reduced RBCs, platelet concentrate, packed red cells, cryoprecipitate and the whole blood components. Major applications involves in blood preparation are renal impairment, pulmonary embolism, thrombocytosis, angina blood vessel complications which helps the market to grow rapidly. Increasing clinical research studies in hematology and emergence of various therapeutic agents help to treat the patients and improves the quality...

Blackhawk Bancorp Announces 2017 Third Quarter Earnings

01 01 1970

For the nine months ended September 30, 2017, the company reported net income of $4.83 million, a $247 thousand, or 5%, increase compared to the $4.58 million reported for the first nine months of 2016.  Diluted EPS for the nine months ended September 30, 2017 was $1.60, a 19% decrease compared to $1.98 for the first three quarters of 2016.   The prior year results include a $1.78 million (after-tax), or $0.78 per share, non-recurring recovery.         "Our financial performance this year has exceeded our own expectations," said Rick Bastian, the company's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.  "Excluding the non-recurring recovery realized in 2016, net income for the first nine months of 2017 is up by 72% and EPS is up 33% over the first three quarters of last year.  We're proud to have achieved the growth and performance improvements to more than offset...

Bipartisan Legislation Promotes Training, Development of Young Loggers

01 01 1970

Hemphill, TX March 13, 2017 The American Loggers Council (ALC) today applauded the introduction of bipartisan legislation to promote the training and development of future generations of professional timber harvesters. The Future Logging Careers Act (HR 1454) would extend an existing agricultural exemption-- now enjoyed by family farmers and ranchers-- to enable family-owned logging businesses to train their sixteen- and seventeen-year-old sons and daughters in mechanical timber harvesting. The legislation was introduced by chief sponsors U.S. Representatives Raul Labrador (R-Idaho) and Bruce Poliquin (R-Maine). Co-sponsors of HR 1454 also include Ralph Abraham (R-Louisiana), Mark Amodei (R-Nevada), Bruce Babin (R-Texas), Paul Cook (R-California), Jeff Duncan (R-South Carolina), Blake Farenthold (R-Texas), Glenn Grothman (R-Wisconsin), Jody Hice (R-Georgia), Clay Higgins (R-Louisiana), Walter Jones (R-North Carolina), Tom McClintock (R-California), Rick Nolan (D-Minnesota), Steve Pearce...

BIOLIFE4D Appoints Texas Heart Institute Surgeon Dr. Jeffrey Morgan Chief Medical Officer, Bolstering Leadership Team

01 01 1970

CHICAGO, Oct. 13, 2017 () -- Bioprinting startup BIOLIFE4D named accomplished thoracic and cardiac surgeon Jeffrey Morgan M.D., FACS, FACC as Chief Medical Officer, further bolstering its world-class leadership team. BIOLIFE4D is a pioneering biotech company focused on leveraging advances in life sciences and tissue engineering to 3D bioprint a viable human heart suitable for transplant. Joining the BIOLIFE4D team, Morgan adds to his leadership responsibilities as Surgical Director of Mechanical Circulatory Support and Cardiac Transplantation at Texas Heart Institute. The renowned facility performed the first successful cardiac transplantation in the U.S. in 1968 and the first clinical implant of a total artificial heart in 1969. "BIOLIFE4D is committed to assembling a truly world-class team with the expertise to help us deliver on our mission to build hearts and save lives," said BIOLIFE4D...

Best College Reviews Names Top 15 Online Associate's in Entrepreneurship and Top 15 Online Bachelor's in Internet Marketing

01 01 1970

SPRING CITY, Pa., Oct. 9, 2017 () -- Best College Reviews has named the top 15 online associates in entrepreneurship degree programs and the top 15 bachelor's in internet marketing degree programs for 2017-2018. The articles were published on the organization's website in September. The rankings were created using the National Center for Education Statistics' College Navigator database. The top 15 online associates in entrepreneurship degree programs and the top 15 bachelor's in internet marketing degree programs were ranked based on the following criteria: - Tuition - Customization Options - Wow Factor Below are the resulting selections for the top 15 online associates in entrepreneurship degree programs according to Best College Reviews: 1. Forsyth Technical Community College - Winston-Salem, NC ...

Bell's Brewery Named 2017 Brewer Partner of the Year

01 01 1970

Catawba Brewing Company of North Carolina was recognized with the Brewer Partner Sales Execution Award, and Titletown Brewing Company of Wisconsin was presented the Brewer Partner Marketing Innovation Award during NBWA's 80th Annual Convention and Trade Show at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas, Nev. "There were three brewers that really stood out in this year's submissions, and I'm thrilled to be able to recognize each of them for their accomplishments," said NBWA President & CEO Craig Purser. "Bell's Brewery is the perfect example of a homegrown business turning into a brand name we all recognize, in part because of the relationships it has built with distributors over the years, and is very deserving of the Brewer Partner of the Year Award." Purser continued, "Catawba Brewing Co. and Titletown Brewing Co. have great successes to share...

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