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Kenosha County is red hot right now, experiencing a surge in development activity. Since 2013, Kenosha County has seen more than 12,000 jobs and $2.5 billion in capital investment. It is the premier destination for new investment and talent in the Chicago-Milwaukee corridor.

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Kenosha County

Kenosha County is one of the hottest locations in the region when it comes to new corporate investment. There are companies with names you know – such as Haribo, Amazon, Uline, Good Foods Group, and Fresenius – doing their research and making the decision to locate their new facility, corporate headquarters, or strategic expansion right here in the heart of the Milwaukee-Chicago corridor. No need to commute anywhere with all the companies locating and expanding - and hiring - right here in Kenosha County.

Communities

12,215

App. no. of new jobs since 2013

$2.5 billion

In capital investment since 2013

9

No. of business parks currently planned or under construction

21+ million

Square footage developed/absorbed since 2013

“Manufacturing in Wisconsin is a long term competitive advantage.”

– Keith Smith, President, Vonco Products

Precision. Performance. Pride.

Since 1920, the Snap-on brand has earned the respect and trust of generations of professionals. People know Snap-on for the quality of our products, but we know that it is the passion and character of our people that make our company a global leader. With our diverse talents and deep pride in the Snap-on family of brands, we drive innovation and create value. We work hard together. We grow together. We are one Snap-on team.

Learn more about a career with Snap-on

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Kenosha County is experiencing a surge in development activity.

Kenosha County is one of the hottest locations in the region when it comes to new corporate investment. Read about companies with names you know – such as Haribo, Amazon, Uline, InSinkErator and Niagara Bottling – doing their research and making the decision to locate their new facility, corporate headquarters, or strategic expansion right here in the heart of the Milwaukee-Chicago corridor.

Kenosha County Success Stories

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Kenosha County

Find an in-demand career you love at one of the many companies locating, expanding - and HIRING - right here in Kenosha County at the Life Balanced Kenosha County Jobs Board. In the last ten years, Kenosha County has added more than 12,000 jobs and companies in a variety of industries are consistently looking to fill positions. The Life Balanced Kenosha County Jobs Board is a hyper-local resource, only promoting positions located in Kenosha County. Opportunity is knocking in Kenosha County...start searching for your new career today!

Search for jobs in Kenosha County:

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Did you know?

LakeView Corporate Park is the largest corporate park in the state

LakeView Corporate Park is a 2,400-acre business park located one mile north of the Illinois/Wisconsin border on Interstate 94 in Pleasant Prairie. LakeView Corporate Park is home to 90 diverse companies employing over 10,000 people and representing over 10.0 million square feet of development on 956 acres of land.

LakeView Corporate Park

On a mission to feed people all over the world with quality and nutritious food

Discover a career with heart at Fair Oaks Foods.

Fair Oaks Foods is a dynamic, future-driven organization determined to produce the finest meat products. We value the talents and contributions of each and every employee, and use our collective abilities to enhance our family-owned organization. If you're an experienced professional looking to broaden your horizons or a recent grad searching for your first job, Fair Oaks will provide you with the tools and opportunities to make a difference.

Learn more at fairoaksfarms.com.

HQ'd in Kenosha County: Good Foods Group

Making good food from real ingredients.

You've probably seen guacamole, greek yogurt dips, salads, and juices made by Good Foods Group at Target, Costco or other well-known stores. The young company relocated its headquarters and most of its production to Kenosha County in 2013. At that time, they moved into a 60,000-square-foot facility with 50 employees. Today, they have doubled their footprint, with plans to expand again, and employ more than 500.

goodfoods.com

Major Employers | Industries

Kenosha County

All of the exciting growth in Kenosha County is coming from a diverse set of industries, from company headquarters to food processing to advanced manufacturing and logistics. They're joining companies like Snap-on, Jockey International and Ocean Spray that have been in Kenosha County for decades and are thriving here.

Communities
  • Food Processing
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Headquarters
  • Logistics/Distribution

Build your future

Kenall has become a champion in developing advanced lighting solutions for challenging environments. Kenall is an established organization with a proven track record of excellence and great corporate culture. Here at Kenall, people matter and we value our employees, their individual strengths and the skills they bring. Build your future with an innovative industry leader and be part of a growing organization.

Learn more about current career opportunities at Kenall

Because what we do matters.

MedTorque is a world class manufacturer of high quality, precision surgical instruments for the orthopedic industry. We design, engineer and manufacture our own line of orthopedic instruments as well as our customers’ highly complex products. Our goal is to be the workplace of choice by creating and fostering an environment which allows us to attract, hire, and retain individuals who share in our core principles.

Learn more at medtorque.com.

Top Ten Largest Private Employers

*headquarters

1. Amazon
2. Uline*
3. Froedtert South*
4. Aurora Health Care
5. Snap-on*
6. Good Foods Group*
7. Birchwood Foods*
8. Kenall Manufacturing*
9. Meijer
10. Jockey International*

Learn more about the business community at kaba.org

Kenosha County

Kenosha is a great place to reach your potential-- especially as a young professional. Whether you're a recent graduate, an experienced professional, or are planting roots for your young family, unique experiences created by the Kenosha Area Business Alliance help emerging talent gain professional development, community engagement, and networking skills to help forge new relationships. Opportunities exist for you to discover what makes Kenosha great; grow as a leader; and create long-term impact in the community.

www.ylinkenosha.com

Twin Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce

Advancing the welfare of businesses and the general population

Operating in the western part of the county, Twin Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce strives to encourage the growth of new and existing businesses. Members of the chamber help provide opportunities and enhance the county to make it the perfect place to live. Visitors are always welcome too!

Twin Lakes Chamber

Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Coorperation

Putting Dreams to Work

Need a helping hand in getting started to reach your dreams? Founded in 1987, WWBIC has provided aid and business opportunities for years. Their offices are located in various cities throughout southeast WI and can be reached virtually. Additional resources can be found on the WWBIC website.

WWBIC

Kenosha Area Business Alliance

Building a better future for Kenosha County

The Kenosha Area Business Alliance is an inspiring initiative to build Kenosha County's economy and strengthen its community by supporting the expansion of businesses, bringing about new opportunities, attracting new talents, and connecting all aspects of the county from its digital to physical attributes.

KABA

Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce

Where people and businesses succeed

The Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce works to serve and strengthen the community by providing opportunities allowing its members to continue to grow. From supporting local businesses to welcoming newcomers to the county, this organization is the ideal way of engaging with the community and making connections.

Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce