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Governor Visits Wisconsin Investment Casting Firm In February, Wisconsin Governor


“We were very grateful for Gov-


Scott Walker visited Signicast Corp., Hartford, Wis., as part of his “Brown Bag Tour” of state businesses. “Our economy is improving and


that is evidenced by companies, like Signicast, that are taking the opportu- nity to grow their business here,” Gov. Walker said. Signicast is an investment casting


firm that specializes in low alloy, carbon, stainless and nickel-base steels. As a part of its 15-year, $150-million expansion, the company is building Module 7, an 110,000-sq.-ft. facility scheduled to begin production this quarter. Since 2012, Signicast has hired


more than 200 employees and is in the process of filling an additional 100 positions. Owned by the Pritzker Group, a Chicago and L.A.-based investment firm, the metalcaster currently has 830 employees at its Hartford and Milwaukee facilities.


ernor Walker taking the time to visit Signicast, recognizing our expansion and working with us to see how


government can help us compete in the global marketplace,” said Todd McDonald, president and CEO, Signicast Investment Castings.


Wisconsin governor Scott Walker (center) took a tour of Signicast.


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