Scott Walker Touts Drexel Building Expansion In Columbus

(Columbus) Governor Scott Walker is touting a $2.2-million expansion project by Drexel Building Supply Inc.  The governor says the company is building a new facility in Columbus that is expected to create 113 new jobs over the next three years.  Walker said in a statement, “this investment is the latest example of the many companies choosing to establish or expand operations in Wisconsin because of our strong business climate and dedicated workforce.”  Drexel Building Supply has more than 250 full-time employees in Berlin, Brookfield, Campbellsport, Kiel, Sheboygan Falls and Wrightstown.  The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation authorized up to $450,000 in state income tax credits for the expansion.