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UW Madison impact on Wisconsin Industry

UW Madison impact on Wisconsin Industry

The University of Wisconsin Madison Impact on our Industries, Students, and the State of Wisconsin

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We will be highlighting some outstanding graduates from UW Madison and their impact on the 5P and Converting Industries. We all recognize the importance of Engineering to support Wisconsin’s strong manufacturing industries!

  • Kevin Nelson, Senior Fellow at Amcor. He graduated from UW Madison with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering. He has received numerous outstanding Technical Achievement awards and is an industry expert in plastics and flexible packaging. He has been published in numerous publications.
    Kevin Nelson Full Bio
  • Emily Haines is a graduate of UW Madison in Mechanical Engineering. She was a member of the Society of Women Engineers and the Society of Mechanical Engineering. She started her career at Green Bay Packaging and progressed to the role of Process Engineer. She is currently at the Kohler Company with a position of Project Engineer working with new product integration.
    Emily Haines Full Bio
  • Diane Mitchelle is currently President of Global Recruiters in Green Bay, a firm that specializes in identifying and placing engineering, production management and senior level management. Diane attended UW Madison with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and a Master of Business Degree at UW Oshkosh. She spent nearly 15 years at P & G in manufacturing and technologies in the Papermaking Department.
    Diane Mitchelle Full Bio
  • NOTE: We are looking for other UW Madison Graduates for our upcoming GBIG NEWS supporting the 5P and Converting Industries.

UW Madison was named one of America’s Best Colleges by Money Magazine. In addition, UW Madison has been ranked 28th worldwide and 20th nationally by the Center for World University rankings. UW Graduates Alumni have held top executive positions at the world’s largest companies relative to the University size. In the area of RESEARCH, UW Madison facility appeared in the top tier in highly influential journals and the number of highly cited papers published worldwide. Finally, UW Madison has been named the BEST VALUE COLLEGE by Princeton Review.

Wisconsin faces several major challenges with PFAS, PLASTCS, WATER, WILDFIRE’S, FORESTS, and our ENVIRONMENT. We recognize that Wisconsin is a leading manufacturer of Paper, Pulp, Corrugated, Tissue, Towels, Nonwovens, Printing Paper, Plastics and an abundant of other industries and communities with employees dependent on success of these industries. We recognize the importance of the UW Madison Research and the UW System to develop solutions while working with our industries to come up with answers to these pressing problems! Wisconsin needs to invest in our universities instead of cutting back on research and supporting new product development.

UW-Madison, UW-affiliated organizations and UW-Related startups contribute $30.8 Billion per year to the Wisconsin Economy equivalent to nearly 9% of Wisconsin’s $345 Billion economy! This economic activity supports more than 232,000 jobs and generates $1 billion in state and local taxes. UW-Madison delivers a huge return on investment. For every $1 taxpayers invest in the University, more than $26 is put back into the state’s economy.

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