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When you say you’re from Wisconsin, it means something. We stay true to who we are, know what matters and do whatever it takes to get what we need to done. That’s how we’ve created such a diverse and interesting place to fulfill our souls and grow, and how we’re doing well across all aspects of life, career and business.

Discover all the areas in which Wisconsin excels below.

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#1

in Manufacturing Employment (Percentage of Workforce cateogry)
Business Facilities Magazine 17th Annual State Rankings Report, 2021

#1

In the U.S. for medical imaging manufacturing. Wisconsin ranks #1 in the U.S. for medical imaging (irradiation apparatus) manufacturing, employing 4,000 people—more than California
Bureau of Labor Statistics Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages, 2019 Annual

#8

In research spending at more than $1 billion annually. Our flagship University of Wisconsin-Madison ranks #8 in the U.S. for research spending.
National Science Foundation Higher Education Research and Development Survey, 2019

483,000+

Manufacturing jobs
Bureau of Labor Statistics Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages, 2019 Annual

9,300+

Manufacturing companies
Bureau of Labor Statistics Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages, 2019 Annual

2ND

Highest manufacturing employment concentration in the U.S.
Bureau of Labor Statistics Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages, 2019 Annual