WEST BEND, Wis., August 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Milwaukee Tool continues its impressive track record of growth Wisconsin and nationwide. The company was announced this morning by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), the Milwaukee 7 (M7), West Bend Officials and industry partners to celebrate the grand opening of the company’s newest manufacturing facility in West Bend, Wisconsin.
Milwaukee Tool West Bend facility
Only 20 minutes away Milwaukee’s global R&D headquarters in Brookfield, the 95,000 square foot facility will produce new, innovative hand tools for the electrical, utility, plumbing and mechanical trades; Cutting pliers and screwdrivers are among the first solutions to be manufactured here. The company has invested $55 million to build and equip this facility with advanced technology and equipment.
“This state-of-the-art facility and the people who work here will play a critical role in bringing the next wave of hand tool innovation to the industry,” he said Tim Albrecht, President of Hand Tools, Storage and PPE at Milwaukee Tool. “Wisconsin has been the home of our company for almost 100 years – we are excited to continue our growth here, where we have been able to recruit some of the best talent in the country.”
The establishment of Milwaukee Tool is the first development in the City of West Bend newest 216-acre industrial park, West Bend Manufacturing Center.
“We are proud to welcome Milwaukee Tool to the City of West Bend,” said West Bend city manager Jay Shambeau. “Milwaukee Tool’s investment brings quality employment opportunities and we look forward to continued expansion West Bend.”
WEDC has been a long-time partner of Milwaukee Tool as the company has experienced double-digit growth worldwide and now employs over 3,700 people statewide.
“Milwaukee Tool is an iconic global brand that has made our state synonymous with quality manufacturing by name alone,” said WEDC Secretary and CEO Missy Hughes. “As Milwaukee Tool continues to invest in WisconsinWEDC is pleased to invest in Milwaukee Tool.”
Milwaukee 7 (M7), southeast Wisconsin regional business development organization also attended the event.
“Milwaukee Tool’s remarkable growth makes it one of the… Milwaukee of the region’s greatest success stories,” said Crazy gossipCo-Chairman of Milwaukee 7 and Executive Chairman of the WEC Energy Group. “With the opening of their first production facility in Southeastern WisconsinMilwaukee Tool complements the significant headquarters and research and development footprint they already have here, and joins a long list of companies that design and manufacture highly engineered and engineered products – products that are exported from this region worldwide every day .”
Milwaukee tools West Bend The plant creates 150 new jobs. Roles range from engineers and operators to quality technicians, service technicians and material handlers. Interested applicants can apply at www.milwaukeetool.jobs.
About Milwaukee Tool
Founded in 1924, Milwaukee Tool is a global leader in providing innovative solutions to the professional construction industry that increase productivity and safety. Milwaukee® is known for its world-leading M12™, M18™ and MX FUEL™ cordless systems, the breakthrough performance of its cordless innovations, safety solutions, battery-powered outdoor power equipment, jobsite lighting and clean-up time-saving accessories, as well as innovative hand tools and PACKOUT ™ Modular Storage products. The company strives to provide a steady stream of advanced, industry-specific solutions.
Milwaukee Tool is a Brookfield, Wisconsin-based subsidiary of Techtronic Industries Co. Ltd. (TTI) (HKEx stock code: 669, ADR symbol: TTNDY). For more information on the full line of Milwaukee® products, please call 1-800-SAWDUST or visit www.milwaukeetool.com.
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