101 Top Manufacturing Startups and Companies in Wisconsin (2021)

June 1, 2021
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This article showcases our top picks for the best Wisconsin based Manufacturing companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Manufacturing industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

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Top Wisconsin Manufacturing Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Exact Sciences

Exact Sciences

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Exact Sciences is the developer and manufacturer of Cologuard, a non-invasive screening test for the early detection of colorectal cancer.

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SHINE Medical Technologies

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SHINE Medical Technologies manufactures and supplies medical tracers and cancer treatment elements.

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Briggs & Stratton

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Briggs & Stratton Corporation (Briggs & Stratton) is a producer of air cooled gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment.

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Kiio

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Kiio focuses on the design, development, manufacture and distribution of objective measurement, and tracking devices.

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REV Group

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REV is a designer, manufacturer and distributor of specialty vehicles and related aftermarket parts and services.

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Phoenix

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Phoenix designs and manufactures the highest-yielding neutron generators and commercializes nuclear technologies for practical applications.

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Gardner Denver

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Gardner Denver is a suppliers of air and gas related products to industries worldwide.

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Titan Spine

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Titan Spine designs and manufactures interbody fusion devices for use in the cervical and lumbar spine.

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FactoryFix

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FactoryFix connects manufacturing companies to vetted skilled workers for on-demand labor needs.

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Green Bay Packaging

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Green Bay Packaging supports the creative and talented employees at business divisions.

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NeuWave Medical

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NeuWave Medical develops energy-based minimally invasive medical devices to treat a variety of serious medical conditions.

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Dynatect Manufacturing

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Dynatect Manufacturing has access to manufacturing centers throughout North America and the world.

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SteamChain

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SteamChain enables original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to offer usage-based financing (hardware-as-a-service) to their customers.

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Madison-Kipp

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Madison, Wis.-based maker of precision components and sub-assemblies for the automotive, leisure, and lawn and garden industries.

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Techniplas Digital

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Techniplas is an international design and manufacturing company that offers highly-engineered plastic components.

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Blue Line Battery

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Blue Line Battery is a manufacturer of rechargeable lithium-ion batteries.

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Nekoosa Coated Products

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Known for 45 years of innovation in carbonless paper technology and more recently an expanding line of specialty products.

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Master Lock Company

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Master Lock is recognized around the world as the authentic, enduring name in padlocks and security products.

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Sellars

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Sellars manufactures shop towels, disposable wipers, towel and tissue, and absorbents that are made with recycled fibers.

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C-Motive Technologies

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C-Motive Technologies focuses on reinventing the electric motor.

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Xena Workwear Inc.

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Crafting stylish, comfortable safety footwear and apparel for women in STEM and the trades.

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Energy Bank

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Energy Bank manufactures LED lighting systems, controls, and Internet of Things for commercial, industrial, and agricultural facilities.

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Charter Next Generation

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Charter Next Generation is a manufacturer of monolayer, coextruded and barrier films, including stand-up pouch and flexible packaging films.

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ATTWILL Vascular Technologies

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Medical Device, Biotech, Life Science

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Appleton Coated

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Appleton Coated is a manufacturer and distributor of coated, uncoated, specialty and technical papers sold under the Utopia®

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Clarios

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Clarios is an advanced energy storage solutions that develops, manufacture and distributes a portfolio of evolving battery technologies.

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Odyne Hybrid Systems

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Odyne Hybrid Systems make Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) systems for medium and heavy duty work trucks.

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Bioionix

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BioIonix manufactures clean technology disinfection systems for industrial water applications.

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Spaulding Clinical Research

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Spaulding Clinical Research is a clinical pharmacology unit, cardiac core lab, and medical device manufacturer.

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Brady Corporation

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Brady Corporation manufactures products for identifying components used in workplaces.

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Bruker

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Bruker is a manufacturer of analytical and medical instruments covering NMR, ESR, FT-IR, X-RAY spectroscopy.

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MCT

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MCT has a combined 80 plus years of experience in print finishing and digital die cutting solutions for specialty graphics.

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Wisconsin Brewing Co

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Wisconsin Brewing Co is a brewing company that manufactures, produces, and distributes beer.

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Whole Trees

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Whole Trees is a design and construction company that designs and constructs sustainable buildings and manufactures timber components .

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Milwaukee Tool

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Milwaukee Tool is a manufacturer of heavy-duty power tools.

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Altin Labs

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Altin Labs is developing a machine monitoring solution that enables manufacturers to monitor.

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Botanic Innovations

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Botanic Innovations produces oils, nutri powders and other derivatives from non-GMO fruits, vegetables, grains and herb seeds.

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Pax Holdings LLC

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PAX designs, manufactures, fulfills, manages and distributes a broad array of products and services.

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Vesta

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Vesta provides tools, parts, materials, fixture design, and prototypes for medical technology.

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Menards

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Menards is a family owned company which sells products of high-quality, name brand merchandise, tools, materials and supplies for all home.

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Harley-Davidson Motor Company

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Harley-Davidson Motor Company manufactures heavyweight motorcycles and offers motorcycle parts, accessories, and other related services.

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Pallet USA

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Pallet USA is a leading Wisconsin-based buyer and supplier of sustainably recycled pallets providing a range of professional pallet

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AquaMost

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AquaMost develops water treatment systems for the oil and gas industry that eliminate bacteria with no added chemicals.

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Kohler

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Kohler is a manufacture of engines and power systems; kitchen and bath products.

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Formrite Companies

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Formrite is a manufacturer of hydraulic components specializing in tube fabrication and powder coat paint.

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Rush Media Company

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Rush Media Company provides a production vehicle that fits the needs of its clients.

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Eastbay

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Eastbay is a sporting wear manufacturer that provides shirts, shoes, and compression clothes.

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Orion Energy Systems

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Orion Energy Systems offers LED lighting systems and provide controls and IoT solutions, ongoing system maintenance, and program management.

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Simply Incredible Foods

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Simply Incredible Foods is a food and beverage company that manufactures a wide range of traditional and innovative cranberry ingredients.

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Trek Bicycle Corporation

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Headquartered in Waterloo, Wisconsin, Trek Bicycle Corporation is a global leader in bicycle design and manufacturing.

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Oshkosh

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Oshkosh is a manufacturer and marketer of access equipment, specialty vehicles, and truck bodies.

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Match Grade Medical

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Match Grade Medical is a medical device company that provide precision surgical products for best possible patient outcomes.

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Omega Foods

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Omega Foods produces food products with EPA and DHA Omega 3s.

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Generac Power Systems

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Generac has earned a reputation as the company home and business owners turn to when the power goes out.

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Ab E Discovery

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Ab E Discovery is a full-service commercialization resource focused on bio-functional feed technologies.

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Plexus Corporation

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Plexus uses unique Product Realization service model to transform your concepts into branded products and deliver to your target markets.

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Cadens

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Cadens is a start-up in the field of micro- to small-hydropower and the deployment of Near Net Shape technology to turbine design and more.

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Promega

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Promega products are used by life scientists who are asking fundamental questions about biological processes/

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Phillips-Medisize

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Phillips-Medisize is a leading global outsource provider of design and manufacturing services to the medical device and diagnostics

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Hughes Equipment Company

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Hughes Equipment Company has manufactures and distributes stainless steel equipment for the food processing industry.

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TCI

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TCI is an electronic manufacturing company offering power quality and harmonic mitigation.

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Mayville Engineering Company

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Mayville Engineering Company serves the heavy and medium duty commercial vehicle.

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Veridt

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Veridt manufactures radio isotope detection devices for homeland security, force protection, and other applications.

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Multistack

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Multistack manufactures modular and conventional chillers, modular geothermal heat pumps, modular air-to-water heat pumps.

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Swift Manufacturing and Engineering

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Swift Manufacturing and Engineering is a contract manufacturer, industrial design, and new product development company.

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Cytophil

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Cytophil is a product development company that develops implantable medical devices.

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Matrix Fitness

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Matrix Fitness designs, manufactures, and supplies gym equipment and accessories to various corporate and private health clubs.

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Snap-on

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Snap-on is a global innovator, manufacturer and marketer of tools, diagnostics, equipment, software and service.

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Badger Meter

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Badger Meter is a leading manufacturer and marketer of flow measurement and control products, serving water utilities, municipalities and

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Biosystem Development

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BioSystem Development manufactures and markets system products for unmet needs in the fields of biotechnology and life science research.

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Sensient Technologies

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Sensient Technologies Corporation is a global manufacturer and marketer of colors, flavors and fragrances.

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Brandbumps

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Brandbumps Marketing Group is a manufacturer and installer of detectable warning panels for advertisers and retailers.

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FreMarq Innovations

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FreMarq Innovations is a curtain wall systems manufacturer for commercial window design industry.

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Ruud Lighting

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Ruud Lighting is an electronic company that manufactures and markets electric lighting fixtures for the lighting industry.

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Wausau Coated Products

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Wausau Coated Products is a paper & forest company offering flexible packaging products.

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Faith Technologies, Inc.

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Faith Technologies, Inc. is an electrical planning, engineering, design and installation company.

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Regal Beloit

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Regal (NYSE; RBC) is a publicly-owned, global manufacturer of electrical and mechanical solutions for motion control, air flow and power

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York

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YORK® gets efficient and intelligent results. We create equipment that makes environments optimized and connected

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CentroMotion

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CentroMotion is a manufacturer of motion, actuation and control solutions for the agriculture, specialty and commercial vehicle,.

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Actuant

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Actuant Corporation is a $1.5B diversified industrial company with operations in more than 30 countries.

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Modine Manufacturing Company

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Since 1916, Modine Manufacturing Company has applied innovative thermal technology to meet customer’s needs.

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Aurizon Ultrasonics

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Aurizon Ultrasonics develops ultrasonic technology systems, used in a variety of industrial processing applications.

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Bemis Manufacturing

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Bemis Manufacturing Company is an American manufacturing company based in Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin and is best known for its toilet seat.

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Hoffmaster Group

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An Oshkosh, Wis.-based manufacturer of disposable tableware

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Joy Global

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Joy Global Inc. is a worldwide leader in high-productivity mining solutions. Through its market-leading Surface and Underground Business

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SMC Ltd.

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SMC Ltd. provides contract manufacturing of single-use devices for the health care, pharmaceutical and diagnostics industries.

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Overhead Material Handling

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OMH Inc. manufactures and distributes overhead crane systems for the heavy construction industry.

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Hy Cite Enterprises

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Hy Cite Enterprises, LLC designs and manufactures household products. The company offers home cookware systems, air purification.

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Nordco

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Nordco is a Milwaukee-based designer and provider of railroad maintenance-of-way equipment and repair partners.

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The Manitowoc Company

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Manitowoc Company Inc is an American global company specializing in products for the food service industry.

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Acurex Corporation

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Acurex Corporation is a manufacturer of products for complete energy efficient kitchen ventilation systems.

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Om Boys Food Movement

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Om Boys Food Movement is a food and beverage company that manufactures food.

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TIDI Products

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TIDI Products, headquartered in Neenah, WI, is a premier designer, developer, and manufacturer of medical devices

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ZBB Energy

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ZBB Energy Corporation (NYSE AMEX: ZBB), is a distinct leader in the design and manufacture of advanced energy storage and intelligent

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ATTWILL Medical Solutions

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Biotech, Manufacturing, Lyophilization, Freeze Drying

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Kohler Power

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Kohler Power manufactures and markets generators for marine, residential, industrial, and mobile applications.

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Curt Manufacturing

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A manufacturer, importer, and distributor of trailer hitches and towing accessories.

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Rockline Industries

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Rockline Industries manufacturers of coffee filters and consumer, health care, industrial and institutional wet wipes.

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AriensCo

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AriensCo manufactures outdoor power equipment such as snow removal, lawn, and garden equipment.

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Fairbanks Morse

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Fairbanks Morse worldwide leader in engine technology & manufacturing, provides diesel engines and generator sets for marine power.

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Link Snacks

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Link Snacks is a global leader in snacking and the No. 1 meat snack manufacturer worldwide.

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