3 metro Milwaukee subcontractors hired by Foxconn

Freeman Staff

March 29, 2019

MILWAUKEE — Three of the five subcontractors hired by Foxconn Technology Group announced Thursday are from Waukesha County.

The subcontractors are set to begin helping construction manager Gilbane | Exyte immediately to begin work on a Gen6 advanced manufacturing facility campus located in the Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park in Racine County.

The five contractors are: Giles Engineering Associates Inc. — City of Pewaukee; Staff Electric Company Inc. — Menomonee Falls; Hoffman Construction Company — Black River Falls; A.W. Oakes & Sons, Inc. — Racine; and Payne & Dolan, Inc. — Waukesha. The contracts, which carry a combined total contract value of close to $34 million, will jumpstart the construction of vital utilities and roadways on the site.

“Foxconn is proud to announce these successful Wisconsin-based subcontractors who will help make the Gen6 facility a reality,” reads a statement. “This investment will continue to provide new economic development to the local community and throughout the state. Our Wisconsin First approach guides how we conduct business in the Badger state, and we look forward to having a positive impact on a range of industries and sectors in the community. This is only the beginning.”

In addition to Thursday’s announcement, Foxconn will be taking several key steps in the coming months and will also be issuing initial bid packages for the construction of the Gen6 fabrication facility and ancillary buildings in May.