Efforts to reduce fuel emissions, lower health care costs, improve the nation’s infrastructure and upgrade technology are among the factors driving growth for the 2015 Top 10 Businesses of the Year.
The businesses were recognized by the Waukesha County Business Alliance and BizTimes Media at the Country Springs Hotel in Waukesha on June 11. The annual awards program recognizes companies headquartered in southeastern Wisconsin that have demonstrated consistent financial growth and dedication to good business practices.
The winners were selected by an independent panel of judges based upon criteria that included financial growth, employee growth, customer focus, employee relations and community service.
Together, the winners employ about 6,800 people in southeastern Wisconsin and have a major economic impact.
“We’re honored to recognize such outstanding companies in this year’s Top 10 Businesses of the Year awards program,” said Suzanne Kelley, president, Waukesha County Business Alliance. “This year’s winners are absolutely outstanding examples of the strong, innovative and thriving companies we have in southeastern Wisconsin.”
“The winners of this year’s Top 10 Businesses of the Year awards represent a variety of the region’s industry sectors. These companies are driving Wisconsin’s economy forward by engaging their employees, their customers and the community,” said Dan Meyer, publisher of BizTimes Milwaukee.
#1 Business of the Year:
The Top 10 Businesses of the Year are:
W.I.S. Logistics Inc.
Profiles were compiled by freelance writer Alysha Schertz for BizTimes Milwaukee.
Photos by Paul Gaertner of White Dog Photography.