Top employers in the new north region

leaders on industry in the region

The 18-county region of Northeast Wisconsin known as New North is home to top Wisconsin businesses from top Wisconsin industries, including manufacturing, healthcare, insurance, information technology, finance and more. Businesses recognize our advantage is value and the New North region is truly ‘North of What you Expect’.

The New North region hosts nearly one-half of Wisconsin’s largest privately held companies, including Fortune 500 leaders and top national brands in leading industry sectors. The strongest performing industries include:

  • Transportation equipment manufacturing
  • Dairy product manufacturing
  • Foundries – Pulp, paper, paperboard manufacturing and converting
  • Electrical equipment manufacturing
  • Machinery manufacturing
  • Fabricated metal product manufacturing

Twenty five percent (25%) of the workforce in Northeast Wisconsin is employed in Advanced Manufacturing industries, including:

  • Defense
  • Pulp and paper
  • Energy
  • Marine
  • Food Production
  • Transportation

Special thank you to our top investors. For a full list of New North investors, go to Our Investors