Subject: 04.06.2020 New North Newsletter

New North Inc. would like to thank Consolidated Construction Company for their support as a Founding level investor in 2020.

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Businesses Asked to Complete the COVID-19 Economic Impact Survey

In working with WEDC, UW Oshkosh Center for Customized Research & Services, the New North, and our local partners, we ask businesses to take this survey which will be used to measure the economic loss and to assist in future recovery efforts, as this COVID-19 pandemic plays out across Wisconsin. We thank UW-Oshkosh Center for Customized Research & Services for their survey technology and staff support. The results will be available at the county, region, and state levels. You will note this survey tool is dated and stamped with Observation Period #1. After your survey completion you will get a second survey stamped Observation Period #2 the week of May 3rd directly from UW-Oshkosh Center for Customized Research & Services, in which the questions may be altered slightly. This will assist in monitoring the rolling effects of COVID-19 on our business community. Thank you!

New North Region Stepping Up to the COVID-19 Challenge
Nonprofits, Green Bay Packers raise over $2.5 million to help groups amid coronavirus pandemic
Green Bay Press Gazette
Nonprofits and the Green Bay Packers have collectively raised over $2.5 million to help schools, food pantries and other organizations in northeastern Wisconsin assist people amid the coronavirus pandemic.

A fund established by the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation has grown to over...

New North Region Stepping Up to the COVID-19 Challenge
HGA and The Boldt Company build STAAT Mod™ critical care units to address the COVID-19 hospital bed shortage

The Boldt Company
A critical care solution to the shortage of hospital beds due to the coronavirus pandemic is being introduced by leaders in the healthcare construction market. The STAAT MOD™ (Strategic, Temporary, Acuity-Adaptable Treatment) is a prefabricated modular solution designed by HGA, a national multidisciplinary design firm and is being constructed by The Boldt Company for immediate distribution nationwide. It can be deployed in diverse environments from convention centers to free-standing hospital expansions. A focus of these units is the safety of healthcare workers...

New North Region Stepping Up to the COVID-19 Challenge
Manitowoc manufacturer makes face shields to protect front line workers
On any given day, you'd see dozens of crews working at Dowco in Manitowoc.

Now the local manufacturing company is making face shields for nursing home and hospital employees

"So last week was our full week out of manufacturing," Dowco President Jon Alexander said. "We are making...


New North Region Stepping Up to the COVID-19 Challenge
Within two days, Curt G. Joa of Sheboygan Falls designed and produced almost 80,000 units of PPE for health care workers
Sheboygan Press Times
Last Friday, local manufacturer Curt G. Joa received a call from a vendor around 1 p.m. asking the same question many manufacturers across the country have been asked:

"Can you make protective equipment for health care workers?"

After that call, a team of about eight design engineers and employees immediately started designing different options for producing head straps for...


New North Region Stepping Up to the COVID-19 Challenge
FLS Banners of Sturgeon Bay changes direction to help fight COVID-19
Door Country Daily News
A Sturgeon Bay business has gone from outdoor signage and flags to masks and gowns. FLS Banners made the transition earlier this week from trade show supplies to producing medical supplies to help with urgent needs for hospitals while still staying...

COVID-19 Updates & Resources
As the COVID-19 begins to have an increased impact on our businesses and communities, we thank our local media for keeping us informed. Additional resources can be found on the COVID-19 Updates page on the New North website.

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