EmbedTek Chief Operating Officer Tom Fotsch said in January the
company had outgrown its Hartland facility and planned to invest
in a new facility to be located in Waukesha County.
which designs and manufactures single-purpose computers and
digital displays for original equipment manufacturers, will
break ground on its new facility Wednesday. The
100,000-square-foot facility will be located at N7-W23700
Bluemound Road, near the Waukesha Airport in the City of
comments came during a visit from Gov. Scott Walker. The
governor also visited in May 2012 when the company had 30
employees and a 14,000-square-foot facility. In January the
company had 65 employees and planned to be over 100 by 2015.
A release from
the company says sales have grown 1,322 percent in the last
The new facility
was designed for cell-based manufacturing. Fotsch said in
January the company would be investing $4.3 million in the
facility and the state offered EmbedTek $300,000 in tax
incentives for job growth.
plans to have an employee move the first shovel of dirt for the
building on Wednesday.
“Our growth is a
direct result of their hard work and passion for excellence,”
Fotsch said in a statement. “This groundbreaking is a
celebration for all of us.”