Top Area Employers

Waupaca is home to a variety of outstanding companies and organizations that have a local, regional, national, and international impact with their products and services.

Major manufacturers or other large employers by size of workforce in Waupaca include:

Employer Employees Website
ThyssenKrupp Waupaca Gray & ductile iron products 1,366 http://www.thyssenkruppwaupaca.com/
WI Veteran’s Home Long-term veteran care 740 www.dva.state.wi.us/homes_king.asp
Waupaca County County government/courthouse 500 http://www.co.waupaca.wi.us/
Waupaca School District Education facilities 350 http://www.waupaca.k12.wi.us/
Riverside Medical Center Hospital/emergency Services 340 http://www.riversidemedical.org/
Bethany Home Skilled nursing care 200 http://www.bethanyofwaupaca.com/
Journal Community Publishing Publishing & printing 148 http://www.jcpgroup.com/
Pick N Save Groceries 122 http://www.picknsave.com/
Alliance Industries Industrial painting, sand covers 115 http://www.alliance-industries.com/
Piggly Wiggly Groceries 81 http://www.pigglywiggly.com/
Crystal River Nursing & Rehab Nursing/assisted living 79 www.crystalriverskillednursing.com
Gusmer Enterprises Specialty paper products/filters 70 http://www.gusmerenterprises.com/
Kmart Discount shopping 60 http://www.kmart.com/
Faulks Bros. Construction Earth products 50 http://www.waupacasand.com/
Waupaca Small Businesses
A vital sector of the Waupaca business community is small business. Entrepreneurship is indeed alive and well in Waupaca, and city officials consider small business operations to be as important to our long-term economic health as our largest employers.  Waupaca has more than 600 businesses including a diversity of small businesses from boutique retailers and specialty professional services to numerous restaurants, high-tech manufacturers, agricultural equipment dealers, and construction businesses.