FALLS - A local aerospace and defense tech company may
move its headquarters and 600 jobs to a new facility
proposed in Menomonee Falls.
reasons unknown, the company has requested to remain
anonymous and is not listed in the project plan, which
will be reviewed by the Plan Commission next week.
However, the plan consists of a high-tech manufacturing
facility involving up to 600 engineering and technician
jobs, according to a description of the plan
submitted by Briohn Building Corp. on behalf of Weas
company would move from a neighboring community to a new
350,000-squarefoot manufacturing building planned for the
northwest quadrant of the Good Hope Road and Flint Drive
intersection, according to an Oct. 17 application
submitted to the village by Milwaukee-based company Weas
Development, which represents the manufacturer.
application refers to the new headquarters as “Project
Walleye” and according to the application, the
company identified the site after searching in neighboring
communities as well as their own community.
addition to the manufacturing space, the company would
remodel 120,000 square feet of existing office space. The
proposed facility would become its new headquarters and
house laboratories, research and development.
company has also indicated it may expand in the future
with an additional 72,000 square feet of space, according
to the application.
Briohn Building Corp. spokeswoman declined to comment.
Weas Development did not respond to a request for comment.