Mortara Instrument, Inc. broke ground Thursday on a new
manufacturing and distribution facility at 8585 W. Bradley
Road in Milwaukee, which is anticipated to create more than
150 new jobs during the next five years.
MILWAUKEE — Mortara
Instrument, Inc. announced Thursday it broke ground on a
manufacturing and distribution facility in Milwaukee
that is anticipated to create more than 150 new jobs
during the next five years.
designer, developer and manufacturer of diagnostic
cardiology and patient monitoring technologies is the
second largest manufacturer of ECG systems in the world.
According to the
announcement, the 64,000-square-foot, air-conditioned,
high-tech facility will consolidate and expand Mortara’s
manufacturing and distribution operations which are
divided between the company’s headquarters building and
its warehousing operation on Sleske Drive in Milwaukee.
“I am proud of our
continued growth and our increasing prominence in the
market and in our community,” Justin Mortara, CEO of
Mortara Instrument said in a statement. “We’re excited
to further invest in our community and truly live out
our promise that all Mortara products are — ‘Built with
Pride in Milwaukee.’”
In March 2015,
Mortara purchased a one-and-a-half-acre parcel of land
at 8585 W. Bradley Road in Milwaukee, near the company’s
investment in Milwaukee pays dividends for our entire
community. Mortara’s success means more jobs and more
economic activity in our city,” Milwaukee Mayor Tom
Barrett said in a statement. “I congratulate Mortara and
thank the company for the continuing commitment to build
its products with pride in Milwaukee.”
Economic Development Corporation has authorized Mortara
to receive up to $700,000 in state tax credits during a
five-year period. The actual amount of credits the
company will earn is contingent upon the company meeting
specific job creation and wage level requirements.