Prominent Industries

Prominent Industries is defined by what is referred to as the Location Quotient (LQ).  Racine County’s prominent industries are those in which the LQ is higher than 1.3, indicating a local specialization or concentration in the industry’s local employment base in comparison to the nation.

Below is a list of Racine County's prominent industries:

Prominent Industry
Represented Companies
LQ
2010
Jobs
2011
Jobs
      %
 Change

Hospitals, Nursing,
and Residential
Care Facilities

 

Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare
Aurora Health Care, Inc.
Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Society's Assets Inc.
Kindred Nursing Centers Limited Partnership
Lincoln Lutheran Of Racine, WIsconsin, Inc.
Shoreline Manor Inc.
Lakeview NeuroRahabilitation Center
Community Connection
1.43
3650 3525 (3%)

Chemical
Manufacturing

SC Johnson
Diversey, a Division of Sealed Air
Air Liquide Industrial U.S. LP
Flitz International, Ltd.

8.01 3262 3214 (1%)

Machinery
Manufacturing

CNH America LLC
Edstom Industries, Inc.
Rexcon, LLC
Racine Industries, Inc.
Marlo
Great Lake International
Fiber-Tech, Inc.
American Metal Technologies LLC
Titan, Inc.
Drewco Corporation
Regal Beloit Corporation
Twin Disc, Inc.
Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery, Inc.
Mamco Corporation
Multi Products Company, Inc.
5.61 2832 3021 7%

Fabricated Metal
Product
Manufacturing

Wisconsin Metal Products Company
Eckmann Pressed Metal Company, Inc.
A & E Incorporated
Fischer Precise USA, Inc.
Bway Corporation
Pioneer Products
Hypro, Inc.
Racine Metal-Fab, Ltd.
Rite Engineering Company
Petersen Machine Company, Inc.
Nelson Bros. & Strom Co., Inc.
R & B Grinding Co., Inc.
Wiscon Products, Inc.
Michael's Machine Company, Inc.
Racine Heat Treating Co. Inc.
Superior Industrial Coating, Inc.
Shurpac Metal Finishings, Inc.
D & D Industrial Coastings, Inc.
Wisconsin Plating Works of Racine, Inc.
Hydraulic Fittings, Inc.
Regal Beloit Corporation
Coleman Tool & Mfg. Corp.
3.87 2213 2641 19%

Electrical Equipment,
Appliance, and
Component
Manufacturing

Andis Company
Ruud LIghting (Cree Inc.)
Emerson Electric Co.
Cooper Power Systems, LLC
Mamco Corporation
Reliance Controls Corporation
Unico
Quick Cable Corporation
Gardtec Inc.
13.4 2548 2470 (3%)
Transportation
Equipment
Manufacturing
LDV Inc
Modine Manufacturing Company
Twin Disc, Inc.
Coleman Tool & Mfg. Corp
1.95 1325 1343 1%

Food
Manufacturing

Nestle USA
Kerry Inc.
O&H Danish Bakery
Butter Buds Food Ingredients
Larsen Bakery
Rio Grande Inc.
Tortilleria La Morenita LLC
1.65 1184 1209 2%

Miscellaneous
Manufacturing

Merz Aesthetics, Inc.
Allesee Aoa-Pro
Cordstrap USA Inc.
Inter-med, Inc.
Ad-Tech Medical Instruments Corporation
Cat Industries, LLC.
Modern TEC Manufacturing
Michael's SIgns
Burli-Signs
2.12 737 725 (2%)

Plastics and
Rubber Products
Manufacturing

American Roller Company, LLC
Lavelle Industries
E-S Plastic Products
Graham Packaging Company Inc.
Racine Plastic Inc.
Fred Knapp Engraving Company
Ecological Concepts, Inc.
2.21 717 697 (3%)

Logistics

Allstates Trucking, Inc.
Allwright Moving Systems Inc.
APL Logistics Warehouse Management Services, Inc.
Merchants Delivery Moving and Storage Co.
Warehouse Specialist, Inc.
All Modes, Inc.
Time Logistics, Inc.
Leman U.S.A., Inc.
K-Line Trucking Inc.
World Wide Box & Packaging Corp.
1.46 513 547 7%

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