New jobs coming to Wisconsin

New jobs coming to Wisconsin


WANTING TO TALK.
FIVE-HUNDRED NEW
JOBS ARE HEADED TO
KENOSHA COUNTY – AS
THE ULINE
CORPORATION
ANNOUNCES A MAJOR
EXPANSION.
BUT AS WISN 12 NEWS
KENT WAINSCOTT
REPORTS NEW AT SIX,
THAT ALSO PUTS THE
SPOTLIGHT ON A
SURPRISING
CHALLENGE FACING
SOME COMMUNITIES
LIKE PLEASANT
PRAIRIE ALONG THE
STATE LINE.
ULINE IS DOUBLING DOWN ON
PLEASANT PRIARIE.
DOUBLING IT’S MASSIVE
WAREHOUSE AND OFFICE
CAMPUS.
AND JOINING AMAZON AND
OTHER COMPANIES IN
BRINGING HUNDREDS OF JOBS
TO COMMUNITIES NEAR THE
ILLINOIS STATE LINE.
GOVERNOR SCOTT WALKER
BELIEVES IT’S THE ONLY THE
BEGINNING.
GOV.
WALKER – WE’RE GOING TO
KEEP COMING BACK,
WHETHER IT’S PLEASANT
PRAIRIE, KENOSHA, TOWN
OF SOMERS, OTHERS…
FOR ULINE, WHICH FIRST
MOVED TO THIS CORNER OF
WISCONSIN SEVERAL YEARS
AGO, THE ATTRACTION
CONTINUES TO BE WIDE, OPEN
SPACES.
PHIL HUNT / ULINE CORP.
VP – IT’S AVAILABLE LAND
FOR US, EVERY TIME WE
WANT TO FIND LAND TO
EXPAND, WE’VE HAD TO
COME TO WISCONSIN.
KW – BUT AS IMPORTANT
AS IT CAN BE WHEN A
COMPANY LIKE THIS ROLLS
INTO A COMMUNITY –
THERE ARE ALSO GROWING
PAINS.
STATE REP SAMANTHA
KIRKMAN NOW SEES
COMMUNITIES HERE PUSHED
TO EXPAND TO MEET THE
NEEDS OF NEW BUSINESSES.
STATE REP.
SAMANTHA KIRKMAN –
THEY’RE BRINGING
HUNDREDS OF ADDITIONAL
JOBS TO THE AREA, AND
WE NEED TO REALLY PLAN
FOR THE FUTURE AND PLAN
FOR THOSE ADDITIONAL
PEOPLE.
WHICH, PLEASANT PRAIRIE
VILLAGE PRESIDENT
EINBRINK POINTS OUT,
QUIRES HOMES AND
PANDED SERVICES FO
PEOPLE MOVING IN.
JOHN STEINBRINK /
PLEASANT PRAIRIE VLG
PRES – THEY SAY WE
DON’T CREATE THE JOBS,
BUT WE CREATE THE
ENVIRONMENT THAT THE
JOBS COME TO, SO IT’S
VERY IMPORTANT WE
MAINTAIN OUR STANDARDS
HERE.
HE SAYS THAT MAY BE
CHALLENGING – BUT IT’S THE
KIND OF CHALLENGE THESE
COMMUNITIES NEAR THE
BORDER WILL GLADLY ACCEPT.
IN PLEASANT PRAIRIE, I’M
KENT WAINSCOTT WISN-12
NEWS.
WE ALSO ASKED
GOVERNOR WALKER
ABOUT THE PROPOSED
MENOMINEE KENOSHA
CASINO WHICH – IF HE
APPROVES IT – COULD
BRING THOUSANDS
MORE JOBS TO THE
AREA.
HE TOLD US HE’S NO
CLOSER TO A
DECISION, AND LIKELY
WON’T HAVE ONE UNTIL

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