Lubar & Co. News

News and accolades featuring Lubar & Co. and our portfolio companies.
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  • 06.01.18  |  Business of the Year in Ramsey, MN We are delighted to announce that the Zero Zone Refrigeration Systems Division in Ramsey, MN, has been selected as the City of Ramsey 2018 Business of the Year.  READ MORE >
  • 04.26.18  |  All-University Award Recipients With a strong belief in the impact of education and a commitment to promoting dialogue around society’s most challenging public policy issues,  READ MORE >
  • 12.14.17  |  90 Ideas in 90 Minutes: Vince Shiely partner, Lubar & Co. The following are the ideas presented by Vince Shiely, at partner at Lubar & Co., at the BizTimes Media 90 Ideas in 90 Minutes event  READ MORE >
  • 12.07.17  |  Area business leaders share success strategies at 90 Ideas in 90 Minutes event Forming trustworthy relationships, making mistakes and maintaining integrity were some of the many key themes woven into 90 concepts shared by Milwaukee-area business and nonprofit organization leaders today at the BizTimes Media 90 Ideas in 90 Minutes event.  READ MORE >
  • 10.17.17  |  Marquette Law School to launch Lubar Center with first look at new Milwaukee Area Project Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow, and former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak will be among the featured guests as Marquette Law School formally launches the Lubar Center for Public Policy Research and Civic Education with a conference on Tuesday, Oct. 24, beginning at 8:15 a.m.  READ MORE >
  • 06.06.17  |  Scale Up Milwaukee Celebration of Growth Honors Lubar for Innovator of the Year On Tuesday June 6 Scale up Milwaukee hosted their annual Celebration of Growth, which was also proclaimed Scale Up Milwaukee Day by the City of Milwaukee and Mayor Tom Barrett. Lubar received the Innovator of the Year Award.  READ MORE >
  • 04.25.17  |  Lubars give $5.5 million to Marquette Law School for public policy center The Marquette University Law School on Tuesday announced the creation of a new public policy research institution funded by a $5.5 million contribution from Milwaukee investor and philanthropist Sheldon Lubar and his wife Marianne  READ MORE >
  • 03.06.17  |  Zero Zone keeps cool under regulatory, competitive pressures Zero Zone recently completed a new technology center that helps show off its line of door and open cases.  READ MORE >
  • 11.04.16  |  BizStarts honors Marcus family, Shel Lubar, Nancy Hernandez Steve, Greg and David Marcus, along with Milwaukee financial executive Shel Lubar and Milwaukee marketing executive Nancy Hernandez, were honored this week by BizStarts, a Milwaukee agency supporting early-stage firms.  READ MORE >
  • 11.03.16  |  Entrepreneur Hall of Fame to be installed at Lubar Center for Entrepreneurship Milwaukee-based entrepreneurship assistance organization BizStarts has chosen the location for its Entrepreneur Hall of Fame—the Lubar Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.  READ MORE >
  • 10.21.16  |  Lubar Honored with Inspirational Entrepreneur Recognition Lubar Honored with Inspirational Entrepreneur Recognition Shel Lubar to be recognized for his outstanding leadership and support as 2016 honoree at this year’s BizStarts Inspirational Entrepreneur Awards, Wednesday, November 2, 2016.  READ MORE >
  • 10.05.16  |  Vince Shiely to speak at 2016 Schenck M&A forum Vince Shiely will be one of the speakers at Schenck's annual Mergers and Acquisitions forum held at the Lambeau Field atrium.  READ MORE >
  • 09.29.16  |  Vince Shiely represents Lubar & Co. at 2016 Milwaukee Business Journal private equity roundtable Vince Shiely took part in a Milwaukee Business Journal private equity roundtable held on September 13th.  READ MORE >
  • 09.23.16  |  Rockland Flooring Wins Prestigious Platinum Supplier Award at Wabash National Wabash National Corporation recognized Rockland Flooring during its annual Supplier Conference.  READ MORE >
  • 11.24.15  |  Lubars Donate $7 Million to Expand Computer Sciences at UW-Madison At a time when popularity and demand for computer science is rapidly growing, these funds will help the department adjust to the increased role this field will play in the 21st century.  READ MORE >
  • 11.20.15  |  Lubars’ Gift Bolsters UW-Madison Computer Science Department Sheldon and Marianne Lubar’s $7 million gift bolsters one of the nation's top computer science departments, and its second-oldest, having been founded in 1964.  READ MORE >
  • 08.24.15  |  Lubar Center for Entrepreneurship aims to complement Milwaukee startup community Center looks to improve the success rate of small businesses in Milwaukee and shed its image as a low-ranked city for startups.  READ MORE >
  • 07.30.15  |  Lubars give $10 million for UWM entrepreneurship center A $10 million gift from Milwaukee philanthropists Sheldon and Marianne Lubar will help the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee  READ MORE >
  • 06.13.15  |  Crystal Merchandiser Video Testimonial Why Holiday Market Chose the Zero Zone Crystal Merchandiser  READ MORE >
  • 06.11.15  |  Meet the Masters launch a great success Shel Lubar gave the inaugural talk for Scale Up Milwaukee's new Meet the Masters program  READ MORE >
  • 04.27.15  |  Lake Express Ferry promotion garners 700 bike donations About 700 donated bikes are sitting at the terminal of the Lake Express Ferry, thanks to a campaign last week to raise awareness on "green" travel by two Milwaukee groups.  READ MORE >
  • 04.27.15  |  Lake Express offseason passenger cabin enhancements Gearing up for another season, the Lake Express has some great new things to show off, including a redesigned paint scheme, carpeting upgrades, refurbished bathrooms and 250 new seats.  READ MORE >
  • 10.02.14  |  $3 million Lubar gift endows UW Law School chair A $3 million gift from University of Wisconsin-Madison supporters Sheldon and Marianne Lubar will create a unique opportunity to endow a Law School chair that will competitively rotate among faculty members to support research in a variety of areas.  READ MORE >
  • 07.03.14  |  Sheldon Lubar On Milwaukee: Then, Now, and The Future Mitch Teich of WUWM spoke with Sheldon Lubar in the latest in a series of interviews at the University Club of Milwaukee.  READ MORE >
  • 05.20.14  |  ChemDesign recognized as 2014 Business of the Year Lubar & Co. portfolio company ChemDesign has been recognized as the 2014 Michigan Works! Business of the Year by the Marinette Menominee Chamber of Commerce.  READ MORE >
  • 11.01.13  |  M Magazine names Lubar a Game Changer An interest in art led Madeleine Kelly Lubar to the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design board of trustees, where she immediately began making an impact.  READ MORE >
  • 04.29.13  |  Experts predict robust M&A market Milwaukee-based private investment firm Lubar & Company had a busy 2012 and expects the same for 2013, said partner Vince Shiely, also a panelist at the M&A.  READ MORE >
  • 02.11.13  |  Round Two Begins ChemDesign, Lubar mentioned in CE&N article about the trend of private equity investment in custom chemicals.  READ MORE >
  • 02.02.13  |  County government reform is Sheldon Lubar's passion Spend 90 minutes sitting with Sheldon Lubar in his 12th-floor office overlooking Water St. near Wisconsin Ave., and you're liable to talk about most anything.  READ MORE >
  • 11.27.12  |  American Pasteurization processing plant running ahead of schedule The new American Pasteurization Co. plant in Sacramento, Calif., has opened ahead of schedule.  READ MORE >
  • 11.12.12  |  ChemDesign Receives Second National Performance Improvement Honor ChemDesign of Marinette, Wisconsin, has received a Silver National Performance Improvement Honor from SOCMA (Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates).  READ MORE >
  • 08.17.12  |  American Pasteurization expands American Pasteurization Co. plans to open a Sacramento, Calif., facility by the end of the year, its first plant outside Milwaukee.  READ MORE >
  • 07.11.12  |  Former CEO of Froedtert Health joins ERDMAN board William Petasnick, who recently retired as president and CEO of Froedtert Health System in Milwaukee, is joining the board of directors of ERDMAN, which specializes in health care consulting, facility planning, development, design and construction. Erdman was acquired in April by Lubar & Co.  READ MORE >
  • 05.18.12  |  A call for civility in Wisconsin Sheldon Lubar, founder and chairman of Lubar & Co., in Milwaukee, received the BizTimes Bravo! Entrepreneur Lifetime Achievement Award Thursday. Lubar gave a rousing acceptance speech at the luncheon, and he received a standing ovation.  READ MORE >
  • 05.14.12  |  The Art of Professional Ownership® – Sheldon Lubar is Lifetime Achievement Award recipient The 2012 BizTimes Bravo! Entrepreneur Lifetime Achievement Award will go to Sheldon Lubar, founder and chairman of Lubar & Co. in Milwaukee.  READ MORE >
  • 04.11.12  |  Lubar to receive Bravo! Lifetime Achievement Award Sheldon Lubar will receive the BizTimes' Bravo! Entrepreneur Lifetime Achievement Award, which recognizes the best traits of entrepreneurship, including willingness to take risk, drive and perseverance, etc.  READ MORE >
  • 12.19.11  |  The Hot Seat, Special Report In Milwaukee Magazine, Sheldon Lubar stresses the need for strong, risk-taking regional leadership.  READ MORE >
  • 08.15.11  |  Senator Kohl Visits Company Focused on Food Safety U.S. Sen. Herb Kohl visited a Milwaukee company Monday that specializes in keeping food safe. Kohl is a big backer of facilities such as American Pasteurization Co. and recently helped pass a new act to modernize food safety.  READ MORE >
  • 06.24.11  |  Lubar & Co. shows confidence in American Pasteurization American Pasteurization Co. has set its sights on expanding — throughout the Midwest, as well as to the West Coast and the Southeast — now that Lubar & Co., a Milwaukee private investment firm, has taken an ownership stake in the company.  READ MORE >
  • 03.01.11  |  Financial Services Industry People in the News Lubar & Co., a Milwaukee-based private investment firm, has named Vince Shiely as partner. The addition of Shiely will enhance the management and operational capabilities of Lubar & Co. which has been successfully investing in a wide range of private businesses for the past 40 years.  READ MORE >
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