Fox Cities Regional Partnership works with Village of Little Chute to help company grow
APPLETON, Wis. (June XX, 2017) – The Fox Cities Regional Partnership, a division of the Fox Cities Chamber which focuses on attracting, retaining and growing businesses and talent throughout the region, recently supported the Village of Little Chute in securing the expansion of Heartland Technology Group’s corporate headquarters and distribution center.
“Heartland has experienced strong business growth over the last several years,” Peter Helander, president of Heartland Technology Group, said. “We are excited for this expansion which will allow the current team as well as, new team members to bring enhanced innovation and customer service to our strategic partners. We appreciate the support of the Village of Little Chute, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, U.S. Bank and the Fox Cities Regional Partnership that helped make this happen.”
Heartland has begun construction on its corporate headquarters, technology consulting division, and label manufacturing shipping facility, with a 33,000-square-foot addition. Heartland currently employs more than 350 in the Fox Valley and plans on adding more in the coming years.
“The Regional Partnership is dedicated to growing the local economy through attracting and retaining primary employers, like Heartland,” Rob Peterson, director of existing industry at the Fox Cities Regional Partnership, said. “Collaboration with our investors, like the Village of Little Chute, helps companies grow, which in turn benefits the region.”