As it announced contractors Tuesday for construction of its factory in Racine County, Foxconn Technology Group signaled that the enormous complex will have a broader focus than simply manufacturing display panels.

The planned $10 billion campus in Mount Pleasant, which is to employ thousands, also will “serve as a science and technology park to promote research and development in advanced technologies” in areas such as artificial intelligence, big data, robotics, automation and the internet of things, the Taiwan-based firm said.

Construction will begin within 60 days, overseen by a joint venture of Gilbane Building Co. and M+W Group. Read the full story here.