Business & Industry
Doing business in Hartford makes sense. Shovel-ready land allows for quick start up with an eager community and aggressive, forward thinking government supporting you all the way.
National businesses with 1,000 employees work alongside entrepreneurial five-person operations to create a diverse and interactive base we’re proud of. Most know us for our superb community of metal fabricators – alongside this foundational base, industries from healthcare software companies to electronic component and plastics manufacturers have found Hartford to be an ideal location to grow and expand.
8 Out of 20 Largest Private Sector Employers Are Located In Hartford
7 of the top 20 largest private sector employers, including 3 of the top 4, in Washington County are located in Hartford. Our diverse industrial base includes companies engaged in advanced manufacturing, printing, packaging and displays, tool & die and software development.
Largest private sector employers in Hartford by employee count
Wendorff Brothers Co’s
|Aurora Medical Center of Washington Cty.||250+|
|Menasha Corp, Hartford||240|
Companies have chosen to locate in Hartford and to expand here because:
Continuous improvement is a hallmark of the successful businesses in Hartford. Lean manufacturing principles are used in many of the factories. Additionally, state-of-the-art technology has been incorporated in manufacturing processes with great effectiveness. Automated systems drive production in many of the facilities here, requiring advanced employee skill sets.
Location, Location, Location!
Hartford’s location, approximately 5 miles from Interstate Highway 41, makes it easy to serve customers, big and small, with same day and next day delivery in many cases. Our industries are serving major customers such as Harley-Davidson, Caterpillar, John Deere, Oshkosh Truck, Home Depot, Lowes, Menards and the publishers of many national magazines and catalogs..