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Badger Herald Logo11.24.15 – 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.
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Gift Bolsters UW-Madison Computer Science Department11.20.15 – 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.
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Lubar Center for Entrepreneurship8.24.15 – 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.
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lubar donation7.30.15 – 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
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zero zone6.13.15 – Crystal Merchandiser Video Testimonial

Why Holiday Market Chose the Zero Zone Crystal Merchandiser
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Lake Express6.11.15 – Meet the Masters launch a great success

Shel Lubar gave the inaugural talk for Scale Up Milwaukee's new Meet the Masters program.
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Lake Express4.27.15 – 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.
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Lake Express4.26.15 – 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.
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js online10.2.14 – $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.
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WUWM7.3.14 – 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.
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Chem Design - Business-of-the-Year 20145.20.14 – 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.
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Bravo! Lifetime Achievement Award - Speech11.1.13 – M Magazine names Lubar a Game Changer

An interest in art led Madeline Kelly Lubar to the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design board of trustees, where she immediately began making an impact.
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Bravo! Lifetime Achievement Award - Speech4.29.13 – 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.
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ChemDesign2.11.13 – Round Two Begins

ChemDesign, Lubar mentioned in CE&N article about the trend of private equity investment in custom chemicals.
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js online2.2.13 – 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.
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business journal11.27.12 – American Pasteurization processing plant running ahead of schedule

The new American Pasteurization Co. plant in Sacramento, Calif., has opened ahead of schedule.
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chem design award11.12.12 – 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).
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American Pasteurization expands8.17.12 – American Pasteurization expands

American Pasteurization Co. plans to open a Sacramento, Calif., facility by the end of the year, its first plant outside Milwaukee.
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Bravo! Lifetime Achievement Award - Speech7.11.12 – 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.
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Bravo! Lifetime Achievement Award - Speech5.18.12 – 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.
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Bravo! Lifetime Achievement Award5.14.12 – 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.
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Bravo! Lifetime Achievement Award4.11.12 – 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.
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Civid Leader Sheldon Lubar12.19.11 – The Hot Seat, Special Report

In Milwaukee Magazine, Sheldon Lubar stresses the need for strong, risk-taking regional leadership.
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Senator Kohl Speaks at APC8.15.11 - 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.
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Lubar & Co. shows confidence in American Pasteurization6.24.11 - 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.
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Vince Shiely Join Lubar3.1.11 - 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.
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Latest Press Releases

June 1, 2015
ChemDesign and Austin Chemical Company, Inc. Announce Collaboration
ChemDesign and Austin Chemical Company, Inc. announce a collaboration to expand the field sales presence. Read More »

November 11, 2014
Lubar & Co. Acquires Pouschine Cook Capital Management’s Interest in Drilltec
Drilltec is a Houston-based leader in critical protection products for oil country tubular goods (OCTG). Read More »

March 31, 2014
Rockland Flooring Earns Platinum Partner award
Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company presents Rockland Flooring with the Platinum Partner award for many years of outstanding service and quality. Read More »

March 4, 2014
Lubar & Co. Acquires MassMutual's Interest in Rockland Flooring
Rockland, based in Red Wing, MN, is a leading manufacturer of engineered specialty wood products for diverse applications. Read More »

November 27, 2012
Lubar & Co. Acquires Contract Chemical Manufacturer ChemDesign
Investment builds upon ChemDesign’s success in the specialty chemicals industry. Read More »

April 3, 2012
Lubar & Co. Acquires Erdman Company
Investment will support growth and continued delivery of superior healthcare facility solutions. Read More »

March 22, 2012
Lubar & Co. Invests in Drilltec
Investment builds upon industry leader's success in the oil country tubular goods market. Read More »

June 16, 2011
Lubar makes investment in American Pasteurization
Lubar & Co. said Thursday morning it has invested an undisclosed amount in Milwaukee-based American Pasteurization Co. Read More »