Is One of These Local Products the Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin?
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V1 Staff |
Is the coolest thing made in Wisconsin produced right here in the Chippewa Valley? That’s the question that an online contest will answer in the coming weeks.
The annual Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin competition – sponsored by Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce and Johnson Financial Group – includes four local product among the nearly 125 Wisco-made nominees.
Voting in the first round runs Sept. 19-27. The Chippewa Valley products on the list are a diverse lot, demonstrating the wide range of items produced around here. They include:
Other nominees include “mining equipment, yachts, an EV fire truck, cheese curds, a home generator, beef jerky, sports complex lighting, frozen pizzas, a cargo ship,” and much more, WMC says in a media release.
Voting for in the contest’s first round runs Monday, Sept. 19, through Tuesday, Sept. 27. The top 16 vote-getters move on to the next round, dubbed “Manufacturing Madness.” From there, they are paired in head-to-head, tournament-style matchups. The final winner will be announced Oct. 19.
Learn more about the contest and how you can vote for your favorite Wisconsin-made product at www.madeinwis.com. Hot tip: You can vote once per day per device!