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WFRV: Four finalists announced for Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin, two from northeast Wisconsin

The top seed from Pierce Manufacturing, Inc. in Appleton, and perhaps the favorite to win Manufacturing Madness is the Volterra Electric Fire Truck. The Pierce Electric Firetruck is the first zero-emission electric fire truck, in service, in North America. The Volterra pumper was developed to provide the environmental benefits fire departments requested such as reducing emissions, minimizing fuel, and producing ...

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Spectrum News 1: Top 4 finalists announced in ‘Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin’ contest

The final four products in the contest to be named the Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin were unveiled Wednesday. On Wednesday, Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce and Johnson Financial Group announced the Top 4 products moving on in the seventh annual “Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin” contest. These four Wisconsin-made products each won head-to-head match-ups in the Top 8 and Top 16 bracket-style tournament, known ...

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Four Finalists Announced in Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin Contest

MADISON - Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) and Johnson Financial Group announced on Wednesday the Top 4 products moving on in the Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin contest. Over one million votes have been cast in the competition over the last seven years, drawing attention to Wisconsin’s diverse, robust and growing manufacturing industry. This year, nearly 150 products were nominated ...

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Spectrum News 1: Top 8 finalists announced in ‘Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin’ contest

The race is on to find the coolest thing made in the Badger State. On Wednesday, Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce and Johnson Financial Group announced the Top 8 products moving on in the seventh annual “Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin” contest. These eight Wisconsin-made products each won a head-to-head match-up in the Top 16 bracket-style tournament, known as Manufacturing Madness. The ...

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Green Bay Press Gazette: Great Lakes freighter built in Door County advances to next round of ‘Coolest Things’ contest

The 639-foot-long Great Lakes freighter built in Door County is still in the running for the 2022 "Coolest Things Made in Wisconsin" contest. The M/V Mark W. Barker, built by Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding in Sturgeon Bay, advanced to the Round of 8 in the annual Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce-sponsored contest by outpolling Aerozen Advanced Performance Coating System, an exterior coating made ...

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715 Newsroom: Then there were eight

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) and Johnson Financial Group announced on Wednesday the eight products moving on in the seventh annual Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin contest. The eight Wisconsin-made products each won a head-to-head match-up in the Top 16 bracket-style tournament known as Manufacturing Madness. The Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin contest aims to highlight manufacturing, which is Wisconsin’s ...

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Door County Daily News: Freighter in Elite Eight for “Coolest Things” Contest

You can still vote for your new favorite Sturgeon Bay-built freighter in a statewide contest. Built by Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding and launched earlier this year, the M/V Mark W. Barker was voted into the Coolest Things Made in Wisconsin’s Elite Eight as its fifth seed. The M/V Mark W. Barker was the first Great Lakes freighter built in the United States since the 1980s. The M/V ...

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Appleton Post-Crescent: Northeastern Wisconsin products dominate Coolest Things made in Wisconsin’s top 8 bracket

Businesses from the northern half of the state dominated a list revealed Wednesday of the top 8 products in the Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce's ongoing, annual Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin contest. Over 39,000 votes were cast in the latest round of the tournament, WMC spokesman Nick Novak said Wednesday. Voting in the next round begins at 8 a.m. Thursday and ends at 5 p.m. Tuesday, ...

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