Company: Rice Lake Weighing Systems Inc.
Location: Rice Lake
Founded in: 1946
What they do: An international leader in the manufacturing and distribution of weight-related products and process-control equipment.
How they’re growing: This third-generation, family-owned business is constructing and equipping a new manufacturing and distribution center in the Barron County community of Rice Lake. The project is expected to create 57 new jobs and retain more than 400 existing ones.
What they’re saying: “Our continued success is largely based on the fact that we are able to find a workforce with a broad range of talents and skills. We remain committed to Wisconsin and are very excited to continue our growth here in Rice Lake.” – Mark Johnson Jr., company president