Galesburg

Former Maytag Site Will Be Regional Distribution Hub

As reported on The Register-Mail GALESBURG — Corteva Agriscience, the new tenant of Galesburg’s former Maytag building, will use the Monmouth Boulevard space as a regional distribution hub for its agricultural products, according to the company leasing out the building. “Corteva will use (the site) as a regional distribution hub for its agricultural products,” Frank Crivello, chairman and founder of Phoenix Investors, told The Register-Mail via email Monday evening. Phoenix purchased the vacated building in June 2019 with intentions to rehabilitate and lease it. This ... Read More

2020-09-01T22:18:05+00:00September 1st, 2020|Articles, Frank P. Crivello, Milwaukee, Press Releases|

Corteva Agriscience to Occupy Maytag Building

As reported on The Register-Mail GALESBURG — The former Maytag site that has sat dormant since 2004 has a new tenant. Phoenix Investors, who purchased the 1801 Monmouth Blvd. Maytag facility in June 2019, announced Monday that Corteva Agriscience would lease 300,000 square feet of the newly renovated building. The Register-Mail has reached out to Corteva, Phoenix and the Knox County Area Partnership for Economic Development for comments on how many jobs this facility will bring to Galesburg and what function this facility will fulfill, ... Read More

2020-09-02T13:54:36+00:00September 1st, 2020|Articles, Frank P. Crivello, Milwaukee, Press Releases|

Reshoring Medical Manufacturing to the United States

When China joined the World Trade Organization in 2001, many American companies abandoned their U.S.-based manufacturing operations in pursuit of China’s robust manufacturing capabilities and cheap labor. This manufacturing exodus ultimately caused a severe decline in the capacity and capability of the American manufacturing sector. Labor trends have since shifted away from trade work in favor of college educations, resulting in a skilled worker shortage for manufacturers across all industries. Once-vibrant American factories have fallen into severe disrepair and contributed to urban blight across the ... Read More

2020-08-31T21:25:05+00:00August 31st, 2020|Articles, Frank P. Crivello, Milwaukee, Press Releases|
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