The Village of Pleasant Prairie has seen a major influx of companies making investments in the area. Uline, Haribo, Good Foods Group and Niagara Bottling are just some of the companies that have chosen Pleasant Prairie and are creating jobs and giving back to the community.
Since 2013, more than 30 companies have relocated their headquarters or significant operations to Pleasant Prairie, creating thousands of jobs and bringing additional revenue to the community.
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New companies have located to Pleasant Prairie in the last five years
Top Ten Largest Private Employers
2. Fair Oaks Farms*
3. Good Foods Group*
6. Shiloh Industries
7. EMCO Chemical Distributors*
10. IRIS USA
Grow with a leader
Uline offers a challenging, fast-paced environment for people who have a passion for what they do and provides them with the tools they need for success. Today Uline has over 6,000 employees in North America. It has steadily grown and continues to be a family owned and run business. The product line has expanded to include industrial, packaging, shipping, material handling, retail and janitorial supplies, including over 1,550 shipping box sizes.
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.
Find an in-demand career you love at one of the many companies locating, expanding - and HIRING - right here in Kenosha County. The Life Balanced Kenosha County jobs board is hyper-local, only promoting positions located in Kenosha County. The community partners behind Life Balanced Kenosha County are committed to recruiting and retaining the highly skilled and educated talent our local employers need to grow.
Specialized Accounting Services (SAS) helps build the value of a franchise
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Specialized Accounting Services (SAS) helps build the value of your business. Every business has moving parts and many constantly change. That could involve employees, inventories, new services or product introduction and training, cash management, pricing changes, customer demands, and more. Our professionals help you manage these moving pieces to ensure your business strategy stays on track.
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"I can't imagine a better location to be situated for growth than right here in Southeast Wisconsin."
- Kurt Penn, CEO, Good Foods Group
Village of Pleasant Prairie
All of the exciting growth in Pleasant Prairie is coming from a diverse set of industries, from company headquarters to food processing to advanced manufacturing and logistics. New companies are choosing Pleasant Prairie for it's skilled and educated workforce, strategic location and strong and supportive business climate.
Haribo, Aurora anchor brand new corporate park off I-94
In 2018, Pleasant Prairie broke ground on Prairie Highland Corporate Park. The new development, located along West Frontage Road and STH 165, will be the future home of HARIBO of America and Aurora Health Care Center. Infrastructure improvements and grading for the development is already underway.
People of all ages are choosing to live and work here.
But we're getting younger: Kenosha County's average median age, 36, is below the state and national average.
Young professionals, young families and people of all ages are moving into the Kenosha Area, creating a dynamic community full of new ideas and a fresh energy. Be part of the Kenosha Area's exciting next chapter!