Stories tagged: "Foxconn"


A shovel is set in place before the June 28, 2018 groundbreaking ceremony of what was originally planned as a Foxconn large flat-screen manufacturing facility. (Photo by Yichuan Cao/NurPhoto)
Wisconsin Might Have to Change a Law for Foxconn to Build Electric Vehicles in Mount Pleasant

The troubled project in Mount Pleasant has a new problem: a state law banning automakers from selling directly to consumers.

Foxconn campus in Mount Pleasant
Foxconn’s Plans Largely Fell Through. So Why Is Mount Pleasant Taking More Land?

The Village of Mount Pleasant is using blight ordinances to close an operating business despite diminished Foxconn plans.

Foxconn globe in Mount Pleasant
What Will Foxconn Make in Wisconsin After the New Contract? Mum’s the Word.

DOA secretary seeks to take attention away from Foxconn, won’t confirm whether state officials are aware of what the company will manufacture.

Foxconn globe in Mount Pleasant
From Mega-Factory to Minimal Requirements, Foxconn Reaches a ‘Right-Sized’ New Deal

The hyped promise of 13,000 jobs shrinks to a realistic 1,400 as Evers delivers on a major campaign promise.

A shovel is set in place before the June 28, 2018 groundbreaking ceremony of what was originally planned as a Foxconn large flat-screen manufacturing facility. (Photo by Yichuan Cao/NurPhoto)
Something Else That Won’t Be Made by Foxconn: Robotic Coffee Machines

Reports says sometime in the months after the big announcement, the contract quietly fell through.

Foxconn CEO Terry Gou and former Gov. Scott Walker pose for photos before the groundbreaking of the Foxconn Technology Group computer screen plant on June 28, 2018, in Mount Pleasant. President Donald Trump also attended the event. Foxconn had committed to building a $10 billion plant and creating 13,000 Wisconsin jobs. Two years later, neither has happened. (Photo by Andy Manis/Getty Images)
Foxconn Says It Doesn’t Want to Meet Contract Stipulations, but Still Wants Taxpayer Money

The offer comes after the state denied all tax credits for the floundering project.

President Donald Trump breaks ground with former Gov. Scott Walker (2nd L), Foxconn CEO Terry Gou (2nd R), former U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) (R) and Christopher “Tank” Murdock (L), the first Wisconsin Foxconn employee, at a ceremony for the Foxconn Technology Group computer screen plant on June 28, 2018, in Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin. Foxconn had committed to build a $10 billion plant in what it has named the Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park, and to create 13,000 Wisconsin jobs. That has not yet happened. (Photo by Andy Manis/Getty Images)
Apparently Foxconn Will Be Making Google Server Parts in Wisconsin

The tech giant has so far failed to live up to its contractual obligation to the state.