Foxconn representatives address Northeast Wisconsin manufacturers during annual expo

GREEN BAY, Wis. Foxconn representatives visited Green Bay Wednesday to connect with Northeast Wisconsin manufacturers and give a keynote speech at the annual `Manufacturing First Expo and Conference.`

The expo brought in more than a thousand people and 600 high school students from all over the region, and is a chance for businesses and students to learn about all of the manufacturers in Northeast Wisconsin.

"This really helps businesses connect with other businesses to get involved in their supply chain, it’s to also help kids. In the morning we had career speakers at each booth talk to kids about their careers so they can hear directly from someone who really does it," said Ann Franz, Executive Director of NEW Manufacturing Alliance...

..."We are looking forward to working closely with you in Green Bay and New North with northeastern manufacturers here. My understanding is the project we have announced for the industrial portion is going to add at least $52 billion into the economy over the next 15 years, and every year at least $1.4 billion in products and services for the supply chain," Yeung says...

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