Subject: 07.06.2020 New North Newsletter

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Expansion and Business Development in the New North
Amazon coming to Fox Valley
FOX 11 News
The most valuable company in the world is setting up shop in the Fox Valley.

The Town of Greenville has confirmed to FOX 11, a massive facility being built outside of Appleton right now will, in fact, be Amazon.

Public records confirm the site will be a distribution....


Expansion and Business Development in the New North
Associated Bank parent expects $165M gain with completed sale of insurance agency
Milwaukee Business Journal
The parent company of Associated Bank has completed the sale of its multi-line insurance agency to USI Insurance Services.

Associated Banc-Corp (NYSE: ASB) announced the pending sale in May. At that time, the Green Bay-based financial institution said it expected to sell the business for....

New North Region Stepping Up to the COVID-19 Challenge
Manitowoc/Two Rivers Small Business COVID-19 Relief Fund to reopen application process
Herald Times Reporter
On June 9, the Manitowoc/Two Rivers Small Business COVID-19 Relief Fund was made available to small businesses directly impacted by restrictions imposed on operations during the pandemic of 2020.

The fund was established through combined funding efforts of the City of Manitowoc, City of Two Rivers, Manitowoc Public Utilities, Two Rivers Public Utilities, Investors Community Bank, Bank First, The West Foundation, Formrite Company, UnitedOne Credit Union, Cher-Make Sausage, Terry Burbey and...

Innovation Across the New North
Bemis mixes Sigfox and BLE for indoor and outdoor tracking of smart shopping carts
Enterprise IoT Insights
For three years Bemis Manufacturing had been looking to engineer a smart shopping cart. It had cycled through various IoT technologies only to draw a blank each time, with coverage failing on way or another. And then it came across Sigfox, and then it integrated Bluetooth, and then the solution started to work.

The firm, best known for making toilet seats, has been producing all-polymer shopping carts since 2007, at home in Wisconsin, via a contract manufacturing job with another brand for US retailer Target. It launched a premium....


State of Wisconsin COVID Recovery 
WEDC offers up pandemic economic recovery plan
Spectrum News 1
As mandated by the state's COVID-19 relief legislation, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation on Wednesday offered up its report on the state of Wisconsin's economy in the midst of the pandemic.

The 150-page report, “Wisconsin Tomorrow – An Economy for All," "assesses the complex ongoing economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Wisconsin and identifies priorities for the state’s recovery efforts," per a statement....

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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