John Deere Groundbreaking
Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch joined other elected officials and business leaders Thursday as John Deere Horicon Works broke ground on a 400,000 square-foot addition to its existing facility. The $42.9 million project will be supported with $2 million in tax credits provided by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation to assist with the company’s investment. The expansion is projected to create 80 new full-time jobs in 2016. It will help meet the company’s assembly and shipping needs. John Deere currently employs more than 1,100 people at its Horicon location. State Senator Scott Fitzgerald praised John Deere Horicon Works for its investment in Horicon and its dedication to equipping Wisconsin’s workforce with the necessary skills to excel in the manufacturing industry. To read more click here.