Key Industries in Central Wisconsin

Business, Insurance & Finance

The Center has served as the business and financial hub of Central Wisconsin for more than a century, creating many opportunities for insurance companies to thrive and grow. More recently, we’ve seen strong demand for tech professionals to help streamline their work in the digital age.

Entrepreneurism & Technology

Central Wisconsin offers a supportive environment for entrepreneurs with collaborative resources and low operating costs. These new businesses are constantly looking for IT professionals to optimize and futureproof their operations, which could be anything from a web-based startup to a craft brewery.

Agriculture, Food & Beverage

When you think of the agriculture in the Center, chances are cheese blocks, dairy cows and cornfields come to mind – and you’re not far off. Central Wisconsin helps feed the world as a top producer of dairy products, cranberries, timber, ginseng and many other agricultural goods.

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Health Care & Biomedical Sciences

Central Wisconsin has long been a hotbed of scientific research that explores new frontiers in medicine, human genetics, animal health and more. From food safety to disease prevention, if your work focuses on life sciences, you’ll find like-minded innovators across the Center.

Manufacturing & Engineering

The Center has a storied history in precision machining and manufacturing materials like stainless steel for the state’s dairy farms and breweries. Today, skills in Industry 4.0 technologies, CNC machining, robotics, welding and more serve manufacturers in a wide range of industries and products, from automotive parts to HVAC systems.

Utilities & Incentives

Central Wisconsin utility providers offer remarkably affordable rates and plenty of available capacity. The Center also offers incentives in training grants, loans, startup assistance and tax credits to help companies grow and succeed.

Key Businesses

Improving Smiles and our Quality of Life

Delta Dental of Wisconsin

Delta Dental of Wisconsin has provided oral health services across Central Wisconsin for more than 60 years. Headquartered in Stevens Point, the practice engages and empowers customers, partners and communities to improve their overall health with innovative products and services.

Church Mutual Insurance

Church Mutual isn’t a typical insurance company because they don’t sell typical insurance. Their mission is to protect individuals and houses of worship that serve a higher purpose. Many insurance professionals find rewarding work in helping their clients pursue their passions.

Findorff Construction

From minor renovations to complex construction projects, Findorff has a rich history in craftsmanship excellence throughout the Center. One unique trait of this general contractor is how the company focuses on making a positive impact by donating to and sponsoring organizations that benefit the community.

Skyward School Management Software

Since its inception, Skyward has grown from a pair of programmers tinkering in a Stevens Point garage to a team that serves more than 7 million students across the country. They are always looking for tech professionals to build and streamline school administration software that empowers educators, staff and their communities.

Aspirus Health Care

Aspirus is a nonprofit, community-focused health system with a robust network of hospitals, clinics, pharmacies and physicians across Central Wisconsin. Based in Wausau, its 11,000 employees are dedicated to improving the health and strengthening communities throughout the Center.

Growing Together Through Business

The Center’s robust economy supports a collaborative environment to grow your business with competitive living costs, talented workers and innovative resources. Visit our Supply Chain Marketplace for quick and easy connections between companies and suppliers.

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