Madison, Wisconsin

LGI Homes Continues Expansion in Tampa

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 12:00pm

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LGI Homes, Inc. (NASDAQ: LGIH) today announced the opening of Madison Village , its newest community in the Tampa market.

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  • TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LGI Homes, Inc. (NASDAQ: LGIH) today announced the opening of Madison Village , its newest community in the Tampa market.
  • Located just southeast of the city, LGI Homes at Madison Village provides new homeowners with move-in ready homes at affordable prices.
  • Since 2018, LGI Homes has been ranked as the 10th largest residential builder in the United States based on units closed.
  • The Company has a notable legacy of more than 17 years of homebuilding operations, over which time it has closed more than 45,000 homes.

Franklin Madison Lands Industry Veteran Erin Allen as Enterprise Sales Lead

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 4:30pm

Building on its market growth, Franklin Madison is excited to announce the hiring of Erin Allen as Enterprise Sales Regional Vice President.

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  • Building on its market growth, Franklin Madison is excited to announce the hiring of Erin Allen as Enterprise Sales Regional Vice President.
  • Allen will be responsible for revenue generation through strategic alliances with clients and will proactively develop large and enduring strategic partnerships for Franklin Madison.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210223005875/en/
    Erin Allen, Enterprise Sales Regional Vice President, Franklin Madison (Photo: Business Wire)
    Erin brings a wealth of marketing services experience to Franklin Madison and will lead our business development strategies in that area, said Tom Kazar, Group Vice President at Franklin Madison.
  • Prior to joining Franklin Madison, Allen spent over four years at BALANCE as Senior Vice President of Strategic Engagement and Vice President of National Sales.

Investment in Forward BIOLABS Paying Off for Bioscience Startups

Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 1:00pm

Currently, 16 startups are utilizing the Forward BIOLABS space, and five have graduated to continue growing their companies in their own spaces.

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  • Currently, 16 startups are utilizing the Forward BIOLABS space, and five have graduated to continue growing their companies in their own spaces.
  • Founding sponsors, platinum sponsors, and 10 additional supporting sponsors committed $4.5 million to make Forward BIOLABS a reality, investment that included equipment, in-kind services, and cash.
  • Forward BIOLABS startups have the option to move to the MGE Innovation Center after graduating.
  • Forward BIOLABS , based in Madison, Wisconsin, is an 8,700-square-foot, co-working life science lab that helps bioscience startups grow.

Communities received $8.7 million from Alliant Energy to support customers in 2020

Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 1:30pm

MADISON, Wis., Feb. 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- To support customers and communities in Iowa and Wisconsin, Alliant Energy, its Foundation and employees achieved a collective impact of $8.7 million and over 64,000 volunteer hours in 2020.

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  • MADISON, Wis., Feb. 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- To support customers and communities in Iowa and Wisconsin, Alliant Energy, its Foundation and employees achieved a collective impact of $8.7 million and over 64,000 volunteer hours in 2020.
  • Helping those in need was more important than ever as our customers faced unprecedented challenges in 2020, said John Larsen, Chairman, President, and CEO of Alliant Energy.
  • As the COVID-19 pandemic carries into 2021, Alliant Energy and its Foundation continue to evaluate opportunities to help customers and communities.
  • The Foundation is committed to making a positive difference in the communities where Alliant Energy employees, retirees and customers live and work.

Surety One, Inc. Announces Strategic Partnership with Madison Energy

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 1:03pm

Madison's technicians install, configure and adjust proprietary energy products on clients' business premises.

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  • Madison's technicians install, configure and adjust proprietary energy products on clients' business premises.
  • Initial and follow-up visits to fine-tune equipment create repeat exposures to Madison which are addressed by the fidelity bond.
  • I am pleased to enter into a strategic relationship with a guy that is on the forefront of cleaner, more efficient energy delivery.
  • The Madison Energy Group, LLC is a national leader in the energy sector.

Women's Liberation Front Commends The University of Wisconsin Law School for Upholding First Amendment Protections

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 10:32pm

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --As an organization dedicated to defending civil rights, the Women's Liberation Front (WoLF) commends The University of Wisconsin Law School (UW Law) in its decision to uphold the First Amendment by refusing to discriminate against organizations with diverse viewpoints.

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  • WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --As an organization dedicated to defending civil rights, the Women's Liberation Front (WoLF) commends The University of Wisconsin Law School (UW Law) in its decision to uphold the First Amendment by refusing to discriminate against organizations with diverse viewpoints.
  • In response to a statement by the student organization QLaw, the UW Law statement of support reflects our shared value of defending civil liberties, even when disagreements arise.
  • While publicly funded institutions are legally required to uphold the First Amendment, UW Law's statement demonstrates courage in the face of a toxic intolerance pervasive within University and college campuses.
  • WoLF's defense of hard-fought single-sex spaces, sports, and services serves the public interest of the women and girls of Wisconsin.

A New Chapter for Terso GmbH: Terso Solutions Expands Business Capabilities in Germany

Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 2:00pm

MADISON, Wis., Jan. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Terso Solutions has announced the expansion of its business capabilities in Germany (Terso GmbH).

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  • MADISON, Wis., Jan. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Terso Solutions has announced the expansion of its business capabilities in Germany (Terso GmbH).
  • "This expansion is an investment in Terso's continued global growth," said Laura Brandon, Terso's Director of Manufacturing Operations.
  • "It will give us the space, equipment and resources to continue to scale our business in a sustainable way."
  • Headquartered in Madison, WI, Terso Solutions is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Promega Corporation.

A New Chapter for Terso GmbH: Terso Solutions Expands Business Capabilities in Germany

Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 2:00pm

MADISON, Wis., Jan. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Terso Solutions has announced the expansion of its business capabilities in Germany (Terso GmbH).

Key Points: 
  • MADISON, Wis., Jan. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Terso Solutions has announced the expansion of its business capabilities in Germany (Terso GmbH).
  • "This expansion is an investment in Terso's continued global growth," said Laura Brandon, Terso's Director of Manufacturing Operations.
  • "It will give us the space, equipment and resources to continue to scale our business in a sustainable way."
  • Headquartered in Madison, WI, Terso Solutions is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Promega Corporation.

ABM Helps Madison County Schools Increase Cash Flow and Provide Healthy Shared Spaces

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 1:01pm

Were evolving energy projects to meet schools needs, said Mark Hawkinson, President of ABM Technical Solutions.

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  • Were evolving energy projects to meet schools needs, said Mark Hawkinson, President of ABM Technical Solutions.
  • Were helping Madison County Schools with ventilation upgrades and disinfection services, while also creating cash flow for the next two years, so the district can do more across the board for students, teachers, and the local community.
  • Madison County Schools has been a custodial client of ABM since 2014 and has upgraded facility infrastructure through multiple phases of energy projects with ABM, starting in 2001.
  • Energy saving measures include:
    Through our ongoing relationship with ABM, we have been able to provide our students and staff with a cleaner and healthier learning environment, upgrade infrastructure, and generate positive cash flow during a very difficult time, said Michael H. Williams, Superintendent of Madison County Schools.

Alliant Energy named to Newsweek’s America’s Most Responsible Companies 2021 List

Friday, January 8, 2021 - 3:00pm

MADISON, Wis., Jan. 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Alliant Energy has been named to Newsweeks 2021 list of Americas Most Responsible Companies.

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  • MADISON, Wis., Jan. 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Alliant Energy has been named to Newsweeks 2021 list of Americas Most Responsible Companies.
  • The list, which spans 14 industries, recognizes the top 400 most responsible companies in the United States.
  • We are pleased to be recognized as one of Americas Most Responsible Companies, said John Larsen, Chairman, President and CEO of Alliant Energy.
  • To successfully create a better tomorrow, Alliant Energy follows the roadmap outlined in their Clean Energy Blueprint .