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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In capital investment since 2013
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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
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.
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.
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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.
Prairie Highlands Corporate Park
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.
"I can't imagine a better location to be situated for growth than right here in Southeast Wisconsin."
- Kurt Penn, CEO, Good Foods Group
Room to Grow
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Kenosha is getting younger, edgier, and more dynamic than ever. With almost one third of Kenosha’s population made up of YPs, YLink is impacting the next generation of leaders. YLink (Young Leaders in Kenosha) is an established young professionals (age 21-40) program. It's is more than just a group – it’s a movement. YLink is committed to making Kenosha the best place to live, work and do business for young professionals.