Industry Strength

Creating a Global Hub of Expertise

Recognizing the concentrated expertise that sets our state apart, Wisconsin has invested and become a global leader in several key industries, such as manufacturing, water technology, dairy and food processing, financial services, energy, power and control, bioscience, agriculture, tourism and health care. Across the state, businesses and supporting organizations work together to provide an intellectual network that advances industry innovation. Our specialized workforce, academic and private-sector resources, and infrastructure provide opportunities for companies within these industries to succeed in Wisconsin. Reports on two of these industries are highlighted here, with additional reports to come.

For more information about growing your industry in Wisconsin, click here to contact the appropriate WEDC sector development manager.

For a list of major employers in the state by industry, visit the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development.