— Governor Scott Walker joined Miller-Coors leaders on Friday in
celebrating the expansion of the 10th Street Brewery in Milwaukee.
The expansion project is expected to create 65 new jobs.
proud to be joining MillerCoors in this exciting announcement
today,” Walker said. “Their expansion and investment in the
Milwaukee community prove our economy is back on track and our
pro-business policies are working. They recognize that now is the
perfect time for expansion — our unemployment rate dipped to 3.2
percent in April, the lowest it’s been since February 2000 and
the number of people in our workforce is at an all-time high.
Looking forward, we’re going to continue working and winning for
Wisconsin by investing
top priorities so our state continues to thrive for decades to
come.” The $50 mill ion-plus expansion adds an 119,328
square-foot packaging and warehouse building as well as a more
than 11,000 square-foot expansion to the existing brewhouse. The
10th Street Brewery currently employs 15 people, but the expansion
is expected to bring an additional 65 new jobs to the Milwaukee
has been operating in Milwaukee since 1855 and employs around
1,600 people in Wisconsin.