On the move – Business

Posted on Nov 1, 2016 :: Business on the move
Sean P. Johnson
Posted by , Insight on Business Staff Writer

Marco, a technology services provider with offices in the Fox Valley, purchased Infinity Technology, a business IT services company located in Green Bay. Infinity’s 19 employees joined Marco. This is the 15th acquisition for the company in three years.

Miron Construction Co., Inc. announced several new projects: 1,300-square-foot welcome center, Winnebago County Courthouse, Oshkosh, $2 million, scheduled for completion in July 2017; 19,000-square-foot maintenance facility renovation, Wisconsin Veterans Home, King, $3.5 million, scheduled for completion in September 2017; and an Olympic-size pool, recreational pool, water slides and other aquatic amenities, Erb Park, Appleton, $8.7 million, scheduled for completion in June 2017. The company received six 2016 BUILD Wisconsin Awards from Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin for recent projects, including: Fox Valley Technical College Public Safety Training Center, Appleton, General Contractor-New Construction; Lambeau Field Stadium Improvement Projects Phase II, Green Bay, Commercial Projects-Renovation; Agropur Inc. Cheese Plant Addition & Wastewater Treatment Plant, Luxemburg, Industrial Projects-New Construction and Renovation; Lake Mills Elementary School, General Contractor-New Construction, Environmental Excellence Award and Excellence in Partnering Award.

Omni Glass & Paint, Inc. announced two new projects: Oostburg Elementary School, 41,377-square-foot addition and remodeling, glazed curtain walls along with multiple entrances and manufactured windows, for completion by October 2017; and Ripon College J.M. Storzer Athletic & Wellness Center addition and expansion, glazed curtain walls, aluminum entrances, folding glass storefronts and butt-glazed partition walls, for completion by fall 2017.

The Appleton Housing Authority announced it will manage the new Grand View Townhomes affordable housing development in Grand Chute. Construction of the $7 million project began in October and the 40-unit residential walk-up townhome projects for completion by August 2017. 

DLM Holdings, an architectural millwork company, completed the first phase of renovations of the suites at Lambeau Field. Phase 2 of the Lambeau Field remodeling project is scheduled to take place at the end of the 2016 football season.

American Overhead Door began construction of a 26,000-square-foot building at 1911 W. Wisconsin Ave. that will house a retail showroom, warehouse, service and office space. Frontier Builders & Consultants is the general contractor on the project.

Hamann Construction announced a project to renovate Late’s Restaurant in Manitowoc. The building will undergo both cosmetic and structural improvements, including new windows, siding, entryways, additional table seating and a deli case. New restroom facilities will be located in an addition to the existing building. Construction is slated for completion by the end of this year.

Vital Essentials introduced new flavors for its Vital Treats for Dogs and Vital Cat Treats. Freeze-Dried Beef Liver and Freeze-Dried Rabbit Ears have been added to Vital Treats for Dogs, while Freeze-Dried Chicken Hearts have been added to Vital Cat Treats.

Kitchen employees at ThedaCare Regional Medical Center-Neenah and ThedaCare Regional Medical Center-Appleton saved 30 tons of food annually from going into local landfills by donating it for use as compost at Riverview Gardens, which uses the composted food matter as fertilizer to grow a variety of crops sold through its community-supported agriculture organization.

Menasha Corp. received 16 Design of the Times awards by the Path to Purchase Institute in four categories: convenience, drug, mass merchandisers and supermarket/grocery with one platinum award, five gold, four silver and five bronze. Great Northern Instore was awarded nine prizes, including two gold awards in the competition.

Somerville earned a first place Marketing Excellence Award in the Special Event Marketing category by the Zweig Group.

Platts Global Energy Awards named energybank a finalist for Breakthrough Solution of the Year for its approach to exterior and interior LED lighting. Platts Global Energy Awards finalists were chosen from over 170 nominations, and winners will be announced Dec. 8.

The Experimental Aircraft Association received six awards, including two Gold Pinnacle Awards, from the International Festivals and Events Association for AirVenture Oshkosh 2016 promotional and merchandise work supporting EAA’s annual fly-in convention in Oshkosh.

The Vollrath Company, a manufacturer of equipment and smallwares for the foodservice industry, received 12 Best in Class awards in four product categories from the 2016 Best in Class Study by Foodservice Equipment & Supplies.

Faith Technologies, an electrical, engineering and technology systems contractor, ranked 14th on the Electrical Construction & Maintenance magazine’s annual Top 50 Electrical Contractors list. The annual EC&M listing ranks leading U.S. contractors based on electrical revenue from the previous year. Faith Technologies had revenue of over $425 million in 2015.

Gandrud Dodge Chrysler Jeep partnered with Green Bay Trinity Lutheran School to raise $1,580 at a “Drive for the Kids” fundraiser.

Walleye Weekend generated $230,960 for 44 organizations participating in the 2016 festival, according to organizer Fond du Lac Festivals. The group also reported $1,035,702 in net profits generated for nonprofit organizations supporting Walleye Weekend since 2012.

Best Hospitals, a publication of U.S. News & World Report, recognized Aurora BayCare Medical Center as a Best Regional Hospital 2016-2017. This is the fifth year that Aurora BayCare has been recognized.

Werner Electric Supply received a $38,000 grant from the Focus on Energy program for installing high-efficiency LED lighting throughout the company’s 250,000-square-foot facility opened in July.

Nichols Paper Products, a specialty printer and converter, donated $50,000 to the Paper Discovery Center in Appleton.

4imprint ranked 46th of 100 on the 2016 Great Place to Work Best Medium Workplaces list published by Fortune magazine. This is the ninth consecutive year the Oshkosh-based company made the list. Ninety-four percent of 4imprint employees gave the company an overall “great” rating. Acuity was named one of the Best Workplaces for Women, the insurance company’s second consecutive year on the list.

Super Bowl, Appleton, awarded a $1,000 grant to Einstein Middle School as one of the winners of the Bowling to Schools Grant Program.

The Mid-Day Women’s Alliance donated proceeds from its annual golf fundraiser to Operation Cinderella, a program that helps high school senior girls attend prom, regardless of financial circumstances.

The cardiology team at Prevea Heart & Vascular Care, Green Bay, was the first in Wisconsin to implant a new heart stent called the Absorb bioresorbable vascular scaffold, or Absorb stent. Made of naturally dissolving material, similar to dissolving stitches, the stent disappears completely in about three years.

St. Gianna Clinic, a Catholic-based medical clinic, now offers comprehensive women’s care services and treatments provided by Dr. Melissa Weidert, an OB/GYN specializing in general obstetrics and gynecology.

Integrative Lifestyle Medicine BayCare Clinic has moved to downtown De Pere. Dr. Lynn Wagner is seeing patients at 106 N. Wisconsin St. in east De Pere.

HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital, Oconto Falls, opened the HSHS St. Vincent Hospital Dialysis Center in the Medical Services Building, located on the hospital’s Oconto Falls campus.

Dental Health Products, Inc. donated more than $22,000 in dental services at the WDA Mission of Mercy at the Menards Conference Center in Eau Claire.

Fox Valley Hematology & Oncology received reaccreditation for three years by the QOPI Certification Program, an affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

The Greater Green Bay Chamber celebrated its 134th annual dinner in October and presented its major business award winners for 2016: Craig Aderhold, Wisconsin Bank & Trust, Daniel Whitney Award; Michelle Langenfeld, Green Bay Area Public School District, Athena Award; and Bank First National, Excellence in Business Award.

Stephenson National Bank & Trust employees donated $1,200, along with a truckload of non-perishable food, to St. Vincent DePaul of Marinette through the Chairman’s Challenge, an internal food drive run by SNBT’s Chairman of the Board John Reinke.

The Catalpa Health Day Treatment Center received recertification by the State of Wisconsin. The two-year certification is earned by centers that meet state standards in providing quality mental and behavioral health care to adolescents.

Mid-America Real Estate-Wisconsin, announced the following transactions: OneMain Financial Group renewed their lease of 1,900 square feet at Bayside Marketplace, 2767 S. Oneida St., Green Bay; and 2230 Main Street, purchased 8,036 square feet at 2230 Main Street, Green Bay.

Faith Technologies, an electrical, engineering and technology systems contractor, earned a spot on the Healthiest Employer 2016 Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America for the second consecutive year. Faith Technologies climbed from 75 to 38 on the nationwide ranking.

SwitchGear Brewing announced its plan to open a microbrewery in the Feedmill Shops at Elkhart Lake, strategically located at the start-finish line for the old racing course. The ownership team consists of Nick Kullmann, head brewmaster, Ryan Feldmann, assistant brewmaster and sales, and Mark Grasse, operations. Work on the brewery will begin this winter, with opening planned in the spring of 2017. Financing will be provided Commerce State Bank. Real estate selection, business plan development and financial strategy strategies were facilitated through the Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation in collaboration with the Small Business Development Center at UW-Green Bay. The project will also include loan funding from the Village of Elkhart Lake’s revolving loan fund