March 10, 2009
The Wisconsin Dept. of Commerce has named D&S Mfg., Black River Falls, Wis., as eligible to receive a $250,000 state income tax credit through the Western Wisconsin Technology Zone. This program provides incentives to new and growing businesses in the state's high-technology sectors. Tax credits can be earned through capital investments, job creation, and any increase in property taxes paid directly by the certified business.
The company is in the middle of a $6.4 million facility expansion plan. According to Michael Dougherty, president, "This substantial funding opportunity allows us to direct essential capital toward work force development, which will, in turn, provide the framework to address our future growth objectives."
The company is a custom manufacturer of large-scale components, assemblies, and complete weldments. Its capabilities include machining, laser, high-definition plasma and oxyfuel cutting, as well as manual and robotic welding. Value-added services range from wet painting and shotblasting to assembly and testing.