Foxconn Technology Group: Awards $34 million in contracts to Wisconsin-based businesses, construction on Gen6 campus to commence immediately
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Announces series of public information sessions for next round of bid packages
MILWAUKEE, WI - Foxconn Technology Group (Foxconn) and its construction manager, Gilbane | Exyte, today announced five Wisconsin-based sub-contractors who are set to immediately commence construction at its Gen6 advanced manufacturing facility campus located in the Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park in Racine County, Wisconsin. The contracts, which carry a combined total contract value of close to $34 million, will jumpstart the construction of vital utilities and roadways on the site.
“Foxconn is proud to announce these successful Wisconsin based subcontractors who will help make the Gen6 facility a reality,” said Dr. Woo. “This investment will continue to provide new economic development to the local community and throughout the state. Our Wisconsin First approach guides how we conduct business in the Badger state, and we look forward to having a positive impact on a range of industries and sectors in the community. This is only the beginning.”
Prime Subcontractors who have been awarded contracts and will commence work on site utilities, roadways, and associated storm drainage are listed below:
· Giles Engineering Associates Inc – Waukesha
· Staff Electric Company Inc - Menomonee Falls
· Hoffman Construction Company - Black River Falls
· A.W. Oakes & Sons, Inc. - Racine
· Payne & Dolan, Inc. - Waukesha
In addition to today’s announcement, Foxconn will be taking several key steps in the coming months and will also be issuing initial bid packages for the construction of the Gen6 fabrication facility and ancillary buildings in May 2019.
Additional information regarding the project, process and bid packages as well as information about how contractors can participate will be shared at a series of public information sessions, scheduled to be held:
· April 3, 2019 at the SC Johnson iMET Center in Sturtevant Wisconsin
· April 10, 2019 at the MATC TRUAX Campus in Madison, Wisconsin
· April 17, 2019 at the Chippewa Valley Technical College/Gateway Campus in Eau Claire, Wisconsin
· April 18, 2019 at the Northwest Wisconsin Technical College in Green Bay, Wisconsin
More detailed information about each session and how to register can be found at: https://wisconnvalley.wi.gov/
“Foxconn is delivering on its ’Wisconsin First’ commitment and it will continue to be our priority as we expand our presence around the state and further establish Wisconsin as a leader in the advanced manufacturing sector creating employment opportunities locally, while continuing to invest in the future,” said Dr. Woo.