The Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce and its Council of Small Business Executives is taking the lead in offering seventh grade Milwaukee Public Schools students the chance to tour area companies and talk with employees at various levels within the company. The program, “Be the Spark,” has been running for three years and this school year will bring nearly 3,000 students into more than 90 businesses. Jeff Clark, president and chief executive officer of Waukesha Metal Products, also is chair of COSBE’s Education Committee. “We are opening our doors and hoping to open the students’ eyes to the many possibilities out there,” Clark said. “It’s really the first step on the career highway. This tour could be the spark that ignites an interest that leads to an internship or apprenticeship.” Read More

“We are all busy, but talent is or will be a limiting growth factor in the near future at all of our businesses.” See what our President, Jeff Clark, has to say about the ‘grow or die’ philosophy and the shrinking talent pipeline in this week’s BizTimes. Read More

Waukesha Metal Products joins the Milwaukee Bucks in honoring local veterans during NBA Cares Hoops for Troops Week. Read More

“We know that these children are the future workforce for our region. We want them to gain all the knowledge they can and reach their full potential,” said Jeff Clark, chair of COSBE’s Education Committee and president and CEO of Waukesha Metal Products. Read More

Senator Baldwin visits Waukesha Metal Products on Manufacturing Day showing her commitment to manufacturing in Wisconsin and the U.S. as well as her support for the reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank. Read More

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin will tour Waukesha Metal Products in Sussex, Wisconsin as part of National Manufacturing Day and Wisconsin Manufacturing Month. During the tour, Senator Baldwin will visit with over 50 engineering students from New Berlin High School. Read More

Waukesha Metal Products sponsors the MMAC’s Milwaukee Night in DC , an event for Milwaukee business executives to network with Milwaukee-area elected officials and their Washington, D.C., staffs. Read More

President/CEO, Jeff Clark, speaks to the importance of strengthening ties between the region’s business community and its education sector to bridge the gap in employment needs. Read More

Waukesha® Metal Products is one of 34 companies nominated for the Manufacturer of the Year Award. Read More

Waukesha Metal Products’ President/CEO, Jeff Clark, answers questions about his life and business. Read More

Press Releases

Waukesha Metal Products Welcomes 7th Graders as Part of Be the Spark Campaign

Waukesha Metal Products hosted students from Alcott Elementary School as part of the MMAC’s Council of Small Business Executive’s (COSBE) Be the Spark Education Tours program. By giving students access to local businesses, they can begin to see how their education and course selection directly relate to their future careers. Read More