Gov. Scott Walker
Press Release

Governor Walker Joins Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation to Announce 200 New Jobs, $40 Million Capital Investment in Appleton Facility

"...it’s clear Wisconsin is open for business."

By - Feb 16th, 2018 01:52 pm

APPLETON – Governor Scott Walker joined officials from Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation today as the company announced plans to create approximately 200 new manufacturing and support jobs and invest $40 million in its Appleton facility. Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation designs, manufactures, and services business jet aircraft.

“We’re here to celebrate Gulfstream’s creation of approximately 200 new jobs and $40 million capital investment in Appleton, and we thank Gulfstream for its continued commitment to Wisconsin,” said Governor Walker. “The company’s decision to expand right here in the Fox Valley is yet another sign that our state’s economy is strong and we have the best workers in the country. With the lowest unemployment rate since 1999, it’s clear Wisconsin is open for business.”

In addition to the approximately 200 jobs being created by Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, 13 other northeastern Wisconsin companies announced plans in 2017 to create nearly 1,500 jobs in the region.

More information from Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation:

“The Appleton, Wisconsin, Service Center meets operators’ most advanced maintenance needs. The 315,587-square-feet/29,319-square-meter facility doubles as a completion center for large-cabin Gulfstream aircraft, resulting in a broad range of expertise.”

“Gulfstream Appleton is staffed by more than 800 employees, including more than 350 technicians and master technicians. The site at Appleton International Airport is also home to customer offices and shop and support space.”

Mentioned in This Press Release

People:

Recent Press Releases by Gov. Scott Walker

Governor Walker Announces Section of I-39/90 to Be Completed One Year Ahead of Schedule

Efficiencies allow section north of Janesville to Edgerton to be completed early in 2020

Governor Walker Proposes Highest State Funding Level Ever for County Roads

The increase would bring state support to the highest level ever since county GTAs were created in 1994

Governor Walker Highlights Wisconsin’s Strong Economy at the Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce Executives Annual Conference

"With our unemployment rate at or below 3% for seven consecutive months, it’s clear our state is moving forward..."

2 thoughts on “Governor Walker Joins Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation to Announce 200 New Jobs, $40 Million Capital Investment in Appleton Facility”

  1. WashCoRepub says:

    Great announcements today as the state’s economy continues to grow and thrive under Governor Scott Walker! Congratulations to Gulfstream Aviation and Appleton… A healthy biz jet sector really bodes well for corporations’ confidence in the American economy.

  2. Tim says:

    http://econbrowser.com/archives/2018/02/austerity-whats-it-good-for

    WI is under performing compared to the nation & the midwest.

    It’s like bragging about your kid getting a $15 an hour job, right out of college. Well good for them but many are doing better.

Leave a Reply

You must be an Urban Milwaukee member to leave a comment. Membership, which includes a host of perks, including an ad-free website, tickets to marquee events like Summerfest, the Wisconsin State Fair and the Florentine Opera, a better photo browser and access to members-only, behind-the-scenes tours, starts at $9/month. Learn more.

Join now and cancel anytime.

If you are an existing member, sign-in to leave a comment.

Have questions? Need to report an error? Contact Us