Menasha Corp. has acquired ARI Packaging of Alsip, Ill. The business will operate as part of Menasha Packaging Co., a subsidiary of Menasha Corp. The company also has partnered with GPS Education Partners to promote careers in manufacturing and technology by employing high school students who learn skills inside a company while earning credit for school.
Appleton Coated filed a voluntary state Chapter 128 petition for receivership to allow the company’s operations to continue under the supervision of a court-appointed receiver named by the Outagamie County Circuit Court.
Au Naturale Cosmetics products will launch in 25 Whole Foods Market stores.
Amerequip has begun manufacturing three types of refuse vehicle arms for McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing, a division of Oshkosh Corp.
United Cooperative completed a multimillion-dollar grain expansion project at its Oshkosh facility.
UW-Oshkosh launched its Honors College, part of a strategic plan that emphasizes the enhancement of research opportunities at the school.
Ansay & Associates acquired theWojta Hansen Insurance Agency, Manitowoc.
Green Bay-based NPS Corp., a spill control towel and tissue products manufacturer, acquired Evolution Sorbent Products LLC of Chicago, which offers industrial spill control and secondary containment products.
AZZ Inc. of Texas acquired Powergrid Solutions Inc., a privately held company based in Oshkosh.
The Friends of the Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary received a $750,000 donation from KI CEO and philanthropist Dick Resch, putting its “Natural Expansion” capital campaign over the top of its $3 million goal.
Construction has begun on the High Pointe apartment complex in Sheboygan, which will bring an additional 91 units to the city.
The Van Horn Automotive Group purchased Ford Lomira from Ernie Von Schledorn. Festival Foods opened a new
store in Holmen, near La Crosse.
After spending the last 20 years in Door County, Hillstrom PR moved to the Broadway District in Green Bay.
Dental Health Products Inc., New Franken announced new partnerships with Dental Enhancements, LLC and Akervall Technologies Inc.
Executive Office Suites Riverside, a professional office leasing firm, has moved and now has business suites available at its new location at 2300 Riverside Drive, overlooking the Fox River in Green Bay.
The Forst Inn, a venue for theater, music and cultural events, opened in Tisch Mills.
Juice bars Bona Fide Juicery and Nectar opened in Appleton.
The Unity Resale Shoppe opened in Green Bay.
The Dome Sports Bar and Grill opened in Neenah.
Millstone Bierhuis, a pub, opened in Little Chute.
Little Saucey’s Mishicot Pizzeria opened in Mishicot.
Magic Car Wash Express opened in Manitowoc.
Drez Computer Sales Service LLC has signed on with U-Haul Co. of Wisconsin Inc. as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer.
After 37 years in business, Dr. Melissa Nelson turned her clinic, Nelson Healing Center, over to Dr. Kathleen Arnold. Nelson Healing Center will now be known as the Door County Healing Center.
Frontier Builders & Consultants announced the following projects: a warehouse with offices for Quantum Electrical Solutions in Greenville, building additions for Modern Dairy in Kaukauna and Specialty Cheese in Reeseville, and a multitenant buildout that will include a Starbucks in Green Bay.
Consolidated Construction Co. Inc. announced new projects for the following organizations: Fox Valley Spring Co., Greenville; Xperience Fitness Group, Appleton; Aqua-Doc Ltd., Big Bend; Sleep Inn & MainStay Suites, Spokane, Wash.; and Pella Windows & Doors, Eide Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, and Maple Valley School District, all located in
Keller, Planners, Architects, Builders announced projects for the following organizations: Post 258, Little Chute; Moto Mart, Buchanan; Rosholt Area Dental Clinic, Rosholt; Tomahawk Live Trap, Hazelhurst; Old Fashioned Foods, Mayville; McReath Orthodontics, Baraboo; and E.H. Wolf & Sons, Slinger.
Hamann Construction completed renovation of the former Welnetz Photography building to accommodate a new family homeless shelter for Hope House of Manitowoc County and broke ground on a new car wash and used car sales
showroom for Satori’s Auto
Service in Manitowoc.
Miron Construction Co. Inc., in partnership with McMAHON Group, began a remodeling and expansion project for the Outagamie County Administrative Center. In partnership with Eppstein Uhen Architects, Miron is completing a construction project for Hammes Co., Milwaukee. The company also received the “Best Higher Education Project” award from Engineering News Record Midwest for its work on the University of Iowa – Visual Arts Building.
Willow Creek Behavioral Health opened its new inpatient adolescent unit.
Green Bay Austin Straubel International Airport announced ground transportation agreements with Uber and Lyft.
Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts launched its Studio 51 program, which provides affordable arts classes to the Fond du Lac area. It also opened a pop-up studio in downtown Fond du Lac.
Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs celebrated the groundbreaking of its expansion effort and kicked off the public phase of its $4 million Building Hope campaign.
The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Green Bay launched its College & Career Center for teens.
J.F. Ahern Co. launched a new website with expanded capabilities and simplified navigation.
Healthy Home Heating & Cooling, LLC, Green Bay, has launched a new website.
Sadoff became an approved electronics recycler as part of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources E-Cycle Program.
TourGuide Solutions, Green Bay, has partnered with the Association for Manufacturing Excellence as the exclusive AME wireless tour headset sponsor.
Viking Masek, in partnership with Volpak, RA Jones, Glenroy, and Aptar, launched the STANDCAP pouch.
HSHS St. Vincent Hospital Cancer Centers has been granted a three-year/full accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers. The organization is also offering a clinical trial that tests three possible treatments for insomnia among cancer survivors.
To inspire area entrepreneurs to follow their passion, 1st National Bank developed the Growin’ Wisconsin video series, highlighting small businesses with inspirational stories.
Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce presented Business Friend of the Environment awards to three companies in the New North. Masters Gallery Foods Inc., Plymouth, and Nelson and Pade Inc., Montello, received environmental sustainability awards, and Orion Energy Systems Inc., Manitowoc, received an environmental innovation award.
Acuity earned a 2017 Stakeholder Team Accomplishment Recognition Award from independent financial analysis firm Demotech Inc., putting the company among the top 1 percent of insurers nationwide, and was named to the 2017 Ward’s 50 list of top-performing property-casualty companies. The company also raised $10,000 to help expand access to quality health care in Sheboygan County through efforts of the Aurora Health Care Foundation.
SECURA Insurance earned a place among Ward Group’s 50 top-performing property and casualty insurers for the fourth year in a row.
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College received the Hobson’s Education Advances Award for Student Success. It recognizes colleges for innovative approaches to helping students succeed.
Verve, a Credit Union was named one of Credit Union Journal’s 2017 Best Credit Unions to Work For.
Greater Green Bay Habitat for Humanity will break ground on its first-ever Legacy Build in honor of dedicated volunteer, Habitat advocate and community influencer, Patrick Costello.
Immel Construction received two Build Wisconsin awards, presented by the Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin, for its work renovating the Ferguson Family YMCA in Green Bay.
Springside Cheese of Oconto earned four accolades at the International Cheese Awards in Nantwich, England and three at
the American Cheese Society Awards in Denver.
Allegra – Marketing, Print, Mail, Appleton, received the Operational Excellence Award from marketing, print and graphic communications franchise network Alliance Franchise Brands.
Hospitals & Health Networks magazine recognized the following health care organizations as “Most Wired” hospitals and health systems: ThedaCare, Agnesian HealthCare and Hospital Sisters Health System.
Holy Family Memorial received the Mission: Lifeline Silver Receiving Quality Achievement Award and Mission: Lifeline NSTEMI Silver Quality Achievement Award for implementing measures for the treatment of patients who suffer
severe heart attacks.
Agnesian HealthCare received the Supply Chain Excellence Award from Premier Inc., a health care improvement company, for its high-value purchasing practices.
The ThedaCare Accountable Care Organization was named one of Becker’s Healthcare’s 110 ACOs to Know for the sixth year in a row.
ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, presented Advanced Maintenance Solutions, LLC with the ISSA Cleaning Industry Management Standard and CIMS Green Building certifications, both with honors.
Faith Technologies ranked No. 44 on the Solar Power World’s Top 500 Solar Contractors list of 2017 and was recognized as a finalist for “Best Electrician” as a part of the Green Bay Press-Gazette’s 2017 Best of the Bay Readers’ Choice Awards.
Winners of Taste of Fond du Lac included: the Green Dragon Brew Pub, Benvenuto’s Italian Grill, Los Tres Manantiales, DD’s BBQ and Red Cabin at Green Acres.