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Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin Announced by WMC and Johnson Financial Group

MADISON – Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) – the combined state chamber and manufacturers’ association – partnered with Johnson Financial Group to announce this year’s Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin on Wednesday at WMC’s annual Business Day in Madison event. Pierce Manufacturing’s Electric Fire Truck from Appleton was officially crowned the 2022 winner. Over its seven years, the Coolest Thing ...

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CBS 58: With only four products remaining, what is the Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin?

"The Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin" contest has reached the finals, with only four products remaining. Nick Novak, Vice President of Communications and Marketing for Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce joined us on Monday, Oct. 17 to discuss the finalists. He also discussed what is at stake for the finalists as well as detailed information about the remaining products. Voting is ...

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WAOW: H&S Manufacturing cracks top 4 of Coolest Thing Made In Wisconsin

Marshfield's own H&S Manufacturing is a finalist for Coolest Thing Made In Wisconsin. H&S Manufacturing getting nominated for their Loadmaster 2X. The heavy machinery carries over 60,000 pounds of product and able to fill up a 40-foot semi trailer in one dump, making it a very popular product for efficiency, which has it sitting in the last four of Coolest ...

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WISC News: Columbia Vehicle Group makes Top 4 in contest

The Tomberlin E-Merge Beachcomber from Columbia Vehicle Group in Reedsburg is a Top 4 finalist in the Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce and Johnson Financial Group Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin contest. The finalists were announced via an Oct. 12 livestream broadcast on Facebook, YouTube, and The final round of voting has begun, individuals can vote once per day, per device ...

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Appleton Post-Crescent: Electric vehicles, PCR test, harvesting equipment are top 4 ‘Coolest Things’ made in state

The votes are in, and the top 4 coolest things made in Wisconsin are an electric fire truck, a PCR test, a piece of harvesting equipment and an electric vehicle that people can use to move their beach gear. The Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce announced the finalists Wednesday in its ongoing, annual Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin contest. The competition started with nearly 150 nominees, and more ...

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WKOW: Reedsburg business makes top 4 of Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin Contest

A Reedsburg business has advanced to the top four of the Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce's Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin Contest. The contest highlights the state's manufacturing industry and brings attention to the cool items made in the state as well as career opportunities available. Of the top 16 products in the bracket this year, two were from southern Wisconsin: ...

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