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MILWAUKEE, Feb. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- SWAT Environmental, the nation's largest provider of radon mitigation and testing services for homeowners and commercial properties, announced the appointment of Aaron Fisher to its Board of Directors. Mr. Fisher serves as the Director of Industry Relations for SWAT Environmental following nearly a decade as the owner/operator of the successful SWAT Environmental Pennsylvania business. In November 2020, Mr. Fisher was elected to the Board of Directors at the American Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists (AARST), is a member of the AARST/ANSI Mitigation Standards Committee and serves on the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)'s Radon Protection Advisory Committee.

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MADISON, Wis., Feb. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wisconsin Department of Tourism is pleased to announce Anne Sayers, the department's Acting Secretary, has been named one of the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International's (HSMAI) Top 25 Most Extraordinary Minds in Sales, Marketing and Revenue Optimization. In recent years, Sayers has helped change the face of Wisconsin tourism, resulting in record-breaking tourism numbers for the state followed by relentless advocacy for tourism recovery.

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MILWAUKEE, Feb. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Master Lock is celebrating 100 years in 2021, marking a century of empowering people, businesses, and communities across the globe with the confidence they need to secure everything worth protecting. To mark the occasion, Master Lock is launching a 360°-marketing campaign and previewing new user-led innovation that will continue to guide the company forward.

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SUN PRAIRIE, Wis., Feb. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Pro-Active Engineering is beginning the first quarter of 2021 with a significant capital investment in equipment. Vice President, Paul Schwanbeck projects that the addition of two Mycronic DX100 high-speed pick 'n place machines will increase capacity by up to 40%. He goes on to explain "the two machines have been configured in a synergy line and are capable of placing up to 80 thousand parts per hour."

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MADISON, Wis., Feb. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Do you know the politics of the companies in your investment and retirement portfolios? Most people don't because the information is not readily available. Mutual funds and exchange traded funds typically include dozens of company stocks, so figuring out the political impact of your retirement and investment money is extremely difficult.

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MILWAUKEE, Feb. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN) today reported net earnings of $1.33 per diluted share for the three months ended December 31, 2020 compared to $2.33 per diluted share in the prior year period. Net earnings in the quarter were $76.2 million compared to $138.8 million a year earlier. Revenues for the fourth quarter were $5.1 billion, a 3% decline from the prior year period.

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MADISON, Wis., Feb. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Fetch Rewards, the nation's leading consumer-loyalty and retail-rewards app, announced today that it has hired Nupur Sadiwala to be its Chief Financial Officer. In her role, Sadiwala will play a critical part in building out the company's financial systems to drive business performance and will be a key contributor to the overall strategy development at Fetch.

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MILWAUKEE, Feb. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwestern Mutual, a leading financial security company, announced today it has been named one of the World's Most Admired Companies in its industry according to FORTUNE's annual survey for the 38(th) year. Since 1983, top executives and directors from eligible companies, as well as financial analysts, have determined the companies with the strongest reputations within and across industries.

MADISON, Wis., Feb. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in its history, Rural Mutual Insurance has declared that they will issue a special dividend to their policyholders. The dividend is either 2% of eligible policy term premium or $50, whichever is more, and will be paid in 2021. Rural Mutual is taking this action as an opportunity to help keep Wisconsin strong amidst one of the most difficult years in recent history.

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MADISON, Wis., Feb. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Understory, a leading provider of insurance solutions built for the era of climate change, has appointed Neil Irwin as Chief Strategy Officer. Irwin will help drive the company's strategic planning efforts, including expansion into high-growth markets, development of industry partnerships and new delivery models.

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MADISON, Wis., Feb. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Exact Sciences Corp. (Nasdaq: EXAS) today announced that the company plans to release its fourth quarter 2020 financial results after the close of the U.S. financial markets on February 16, 2021. Following the release, company management will host a webcast and conference call at 5 p.m. EST to discuss financial results and business progress.

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RACINE, Wis., Jan. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson today announced it has received a perfect score of 100% on the Human Rights Campaign's 2021 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) survey and report. This is the 16(th) time the company has earned top marks and its 19(th) year of recognition on the workplace equality list. The CEI is the leading benchmarking tool and report on corporate policies and practices pertinent to the LGBTQ community.

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MILWAUKEE, Jan. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Versiti Blood Research Institute has been awarded a $12.3 million research grant by the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute to support Versiti's research of how blood production is governed by sugars and how sugars change amid cancer and disease.

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MILWAUKEE, Jan. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwestern Mutual announced today the company earned a perfect score of 100 for the seventh consecutive year in the 2021 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) survey--a national benchmarking survey administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation--which reports on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality. Northwestern Mutual is among 767 major U.S. companies that participated in this year's survey that earned top scores this year.

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PRESCOTT, Wis., Jan. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Infinite Material Solutions ("Infinite(TM)") and Controllo Qualità srl ("Controllo Qualità") have announced today that they have entered into a strategic distribution partnership. According to the agreement, Controllo Qualità will become a regional distributor for Infinite, making the company's breakthrough 3D printing products widely available to Italian manufacturers for the first time.

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MILWAUKEE, Jan. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corporation (MGIC), the principal subsidiary of MGIC Investment Corporation (NYSE: MTG), today announced the promotion of Gary J. Johnson to Vice President - Data Science, and Jennifer A. Westphal to Vice President - Chief Information Security Officer.

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NEENAH, Wis., Jan. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Kimberly-Clark brand, Huggies(®), is proud to announce its debut appearance in the big game on February 7, with a new commercial welcoming newborn babies to the world. The 30-second spot airing in the second quarter is planning to feature babies born that very day, a first for both the company and the broadcast itself.

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SHEBOYGAN, Wis., Jan. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Rockline Industries announced today that it will be investing over $18 million this year on the installation of additional production lines in its three Arkansas-based wet wipes manufacturing facilities. As part of the expansion, Rockline is expected to add a total of 100 new jobs to handle the increased production capacity.

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MILWAUKEE, Jan. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven health systems across Wisconsin have been awarded transportation assistance grants from the American Cancer Society thanks to a donation from Kohl's. These grants will provide funding critical to helping address the transportation needs of cancer patients who must often overcome significant barriers getting to their treatment appointments.

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STEVENS POINT, Wis., Jan. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Perceptive Solutions, Inc., maker of WoundZoom Wound Centric EMR and three-dimensional (3D) imaging hardware solutions, today announced the release of its real-time patient population Clinical Wound Dashboard. The interactive dashboard provides an intuitive cockpit view with wound and patient data sets to drive more informed wound care decision making.

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MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis., Jan. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Herzing University has announced the appointment of Jarvis Racine as its new Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, Workforce Development and Government Affairs, where he will nurture and build new relationships with stakeholders in areas where the school has campuses and across the country.

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FALL RIVER, Wis., Jan. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- EK, an industry-leading contract manufacturing company located in the heart of Wisconsin, launched a fresh-faced branding campaign and new website to match their incredible growth over the last several years. EK has been quietly growing, incorporating new capabilities, expanding their team, and making a huge impact on the Fall River community through economic growth and youth apprenticeship programs.

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BELOIT, Wis., Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Louis Pinkham, Chief Executive Officer of Regal Beloit Corporation (NYSE: RBC), announced that the Board of Directors, at its regular quarterly meeting held on January 25, 2021, declared a dividend of $0.30 per share. The dividend is payable on April 16, 2021, to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 1, 2021. The company has paid a dividend every quarter since January 1961.

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GREENFIELD, Wis., Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- 1895 Bancorp of Wisconsin, Inc. ("the "Company") (NASDAQ Capital Market: BCOW), the holding company for PyraMax Bank, FSB (the "Bank"), announced that David R. Ball has accepted the position of President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company and the Bank. Mr. Ball brings 30 years of banking experience to the Company and the Bank, most recently as the Managing Director of Correspondent Banking at BMO Harris. Mr. Ball will begin his new position as of February 22, 2021.

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RACINE, Wis., Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Modine Manufacturing Company (NYSE: MOD), a diversified global leader in thermal management technology and solutions, announced today that it will host a conference call and webcast to discuss its third quarter financial results for the period ended December 31, 2020 on Friday, February 5, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. Central Time (9:00 a.m. Eastern Time). Results are scheduled to be released after the market closes on Thursday, February 4, 2021.

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MADISON, Wis., Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- There was a time when cervical cancer was a leading cause of cancer death in the United States, until the Pap test revolutionized detection. Thankfully, since the 1960s, the death rate for cervical cancer has dropped more than 70%. It is in the spirit of that test that Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin urges women not to put off testing or Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccinations.

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SCHOFIELD, Wis., Jan. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 22, 2020, Merrill Steel detected unauthorized activity on certain of its computer networks. That unauthorized activity was limited to one day, lasted only a few hours on that day, and, upon discovery, steps were taken to limit its scope. Despite those steps, the unauthorized access did nonetheless result in what is sometimes referred to as a "ransomware" attack such that certain of Merrill Steel's files were encrypted with no available means to decrypt them.

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GREEN BAY, Wis., Jan. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Associated Banc-Corp (NYSE: ASB) ("Associated" or "Company") today reported net income available to common equity ("earnings") of $62 million, or $0.40 per common share, for the quarter ended December 31, 2020. These amounts compare to earnings of $40 million, or $0.26 per common share for the quarter ended September 30, 2020. For the year ended December 31, 2020, the Company reported earnings of $288 million, or $1.86 per common share; or $1.19 per common share excluding the gain on sale of Associated Benefits and Risk Consulting(1). These amounts compare to earnings of $312 million, or $1.91 per common share, for the year ended December 31, 2019.

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MILWAUKEE, Jan. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wisconsin Electric board of directors today declared a quarterly cash dividend of 90 cents per share on the company's Preferred Stock, 3.60% Series, payable March 1, 2021, to stockholders of record on Feb. 14, 2021. The board also declared a quarterly cash dividend of $1.50 per share on the company's Six Per Cent Preferred Stock, payable April 30, 2021, to stockholders of record on April 14, 2021.

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MILWAUKEE, Jan. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of WEC Energy Group (NYSE: WEC) today declared a quarterly cash dividend of 67.75 cents per share on the company's common stock, an increase of 7.1 percent over the current quarterly dividend of 63.25 cents a share. This raises the annual dividend rate to $2.71 a share.

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MILWAUKEE, Jan. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Ademi LLP is investigating possible securities fraud claims against FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) on behalf of investors who traded in FE Options before July 22, 2020. The investigation results from inaccurate statement First Energy may have made regarding its business operations and prospects.