Thursday, April 29, 2010

City of Sun Prairie Conducting Manufacturing R&D Survey for Wind Industry Prospect

The City of Sun Prairie is coordinating a research effort for a wind industry prospect about the local supply chain and appropriate engineering/R&D support in the THRIVE (Madison) region, the Milwaukee 7 region, and the New North region (Fox Valley).

This prospect is actively seeking to identify companies with skills and support capabilities in the area of Power Electronics, Electromagnetics (Machine Design), and Reliability & Thermal Analysis.

The following companies have responded to the City's survey:

Research Products Corporation (RPC Tech. Services) - Madison, WI
Metalcraft of Mayville, Inc. - Mayville, WI
Cooper Power Systems - Pewaukee, WI
Synchrotek, Inc. - Green Bay, WI
R&M Mfg, Inc. - Milton, WI
American Superconductor - Middleton, WI
Design Concepts - Madison, WI
Energy Maintenance Service - Gary, SD (Madison area staff)
DRS Power & Control Technologies, Inc. - Milwaukee, WI
URS Corporation - Milwaukee (SOQ, no survey)
Renewegy - Oshkosh, WI
Bjorksten Research Laboratory/BIT 7 - Madison, WI (Pending)
Ingeteam - Milwaukee (Pending)
Vestas - Madison (Pending)
ABB Inc. - New Berlin, WI

Survey responses from this prospect information has been forwarded to the prospect. The City is leaving the survey deadline open at this time to allow for other potentially interested companies to participate.

Any companies within these regions with skills and services in the areas mentioned above should contact Neil Stechschulte at nstechschulte[at] or (608) 825-0894.

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Video of Clean Energy Jobs Act Panel at Cannery Grill Available From the Star

Special thanks to our presenters: Roy Thilly (WPPI Energy), Secretary Matt Frank (Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources), and Chairman Eric Callisto (Wisconsin Public Service Commission).

Click here to watch video of the Clean Energy Jobs Act Panel on March 31st, provided by the Sun Prairie Star' Facebook Fan Page.

Monday, April 5, 2010

Continental Mapping Awarded Corps IDIQ (Press Release)

Continental Mapping is pleased to announce that the Tulsa District of the US Army Corps of Engineers has awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) surveying and mapping services contract to a team led by Continental Mapping. The 5-year contract has a limit of $6 million and will focus on photogrammetric and land survey projects, with an emphasis on dam safety studies.

Projects will be located in the four states the District and the Corps’ Southwest Division cover: Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas.