The 21st Century economy has seen its fair share of challenges, but business in Wisconsin continues to evolve and change with the times.
In some cases, this means positive change and adjustments to longtime Wisconsin economic staples like food and agriculture. But industries such as water technology, advanced manufacturing, health care and biotechnology have emerged in recent years, becoming integral parts of the state’s economy and establishing themselves as essential components of Wisconsin’s future.
Backbone industries such as traditional manufacturing, energy, transportation, and financial and insurance services, too, have continued to evolve in the state. Companies like We Energies, Roadrunner Transportation Services Inc. and FiServ Inc. have taken important steps to move forward in today’s economy.
BizTimes breaks down the seven industry clusters that will fuel the state’s engine of economic development for years to come.