Milwaukee Tool has partnered with Milky Way Tech Hub to support the advancement of the Milwaukee region as a technology and innovation hub. The Milky Way Tech Hub was founded in 2017 to transform the city of Milwaukee into a tech hub that focuses on equity, representation, and inclusion through community and corporate partnerships.

As one of the largest employers in Southeastern Wisconsin, Milwaukee Tool recently invested more than $30 million to purchase and expand their corporate operations into a 350,000-square-foot building on 501 W. Michigan Street. A leader in technology and the fastest growing brand in the construction industry, the company is committed to engaging with local organizations to help support the growth of STEM and the innovation ecosystem in the City of Milwaukee.

As a corporate member of the Milky Way Tech Hub, Milwaukee Tool is helping fuel STEAM initiatives in Milwaukee that strengthen Wisconsin’s Southeastern workforce. Currently, the two companies are carrying out a 4-week program with Milwaukee Academy of Science teaching middle school students computer science skills focused on hardware and embedded systems.

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