Subject: 03.20.2020 New North Newsletter

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Promote the New North Region
The largest concentration of paper and converting is in the New North Region – 60% of the labor with 18,000 direct jobs, value added production of $3 Billion, and economic output of over $10 Billion!
Wisconsin Public Radio
Many popular toilet paper brands are manufactured in northeast Wisconsin, including Charmin, Quilted Northern and Cottonelle.

Proctor and Gamble Co. is producing and shipping Charmin toilet paper at record levels, a spokesperson said. Though demand is outpacing supply, she said the company is distributing products to retailers "as fast as...

Attract Develop and Retain Diverse Talent
Busting Barriers: As talent crunch deepens, employers embrace non-traditional workers

Insight On Business
In a time when the Job Center of Wisconsin lists more jobs than there are people to fill them, Snyder says he tries to impress upon employers that they can no longer recruit in the same ways they did in 2008 or 2009, when 20 to 30 people might have applied for one open position.

While poaching of workers from other manufacturers happens all the time, that’s not a viable solution either, he says. Employers that really want to fill roles need to understand today’s landscape and consider different kinds of

Local Chamber / Economic Development Feature
Green Bay small businesses are met with community support as they operate with reduced hours, online shopping options
Green Bay Press Gazette
The restaurant's loyal customers have adjusted with Little Tokyo. Lee said customers have sent emails urging friends to support her and other local businesses. Talking with customers has made her feel good, knowing the community is behind small businesses.

"I have a few people who came in yesterday saying, 'You know where we are. We're going to support you as much as we can, even if we have to come eat, like pick up orders, twice a day,'" Lee said. "I had a few customers who came in....



The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation is working with all state agencies to protect the health of our citizens and provide business sustainability resources aimed at maintaining the vitality of the companies upon which our economy depends.

The WEDC created the below guide, 'Rising to Challenges: Navigating Through COVID-19 In Wisconsin'. This guide is designed to serve as a repository of ideas, tips and best practices compiled from local, state and national resources to allow these communities to survive and thrive in light of current and rapidly changing circumstances

This document can be found of the  New North Website under 'COVID-19 Updates'.
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