Contact: Sen. Leah Vukmir

Friday, July 13, 2018 (608) 266-2512

Brookfield, Wis. — State Sen. Leah Vukmir, R–Brookfield, issued the following statement Friday following the announcement that Milwaukee Tool Company plans to build a $32 million Research and Development facility in Brookfield – a project expected to create 350 new jobs:

“Today’s announcement is fantastic news for Wisconsin with 350 new good-paying jobs on the way for our hard-working working families.

“Just two years ago, Milwaukee Tool expanded its site and created 600 new jobs — proof that our policies are breeding success and creating a strong business climate in Wisconsin.

“Milwaukee Tool’s decision to continue to expand in southeastern Wisconsin sends a strong signal to others states that Wisconsin is able to attract the best professionals available as we continue our focus on job creation.”

Milwaukee Tool’s newest expansion project will occupy a 3.5-acre site and will be part of the company’s expansion of their Global Headquarters Campus.


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