Celebrating 15 years of Wisconsin 75
Powering our economy, strengthening our community
Companies in Wisconsin’s private sector play a key role in powering the state’s economy and communities. For the 15th year, Deloitte is recognizing 75 of the largest and most successful private companies—the Wisconsin 75—for the impact they make.
- The past, the present, and the future
- 2017 winners
- Interact with the map
- Strategic priorities
- Giving back
- Winners circle
- Watch the video
- View the infographic
- Join the conversation
- Related topics
The past, the present, and the future of Wisconsin 75
Private companies play a critical role in Wisconsin’s economy. They provide a stable foundation during challenging times—nearly 25 percent of the companies on the 2017 list are 100 years or older. These companies are also and engine for growth and innovation. Nearly 60 percent of the companies on this year’s list reported year-over-year growth.
And the winner is...
|2||SC Johnson & Son, Inc.||Racine|
|3||American Family Insurance group||Madison|
|4||ABC Supply Co. Inc.||Beloit|
|5||US Venture, Inc.||Appleton
View the full list of the 2017 winners
Over the next 12 months companies on the Wisconsin 75 list plan to grow by focusing on three key strategic priorities to help push the state forward.
Top three strategic priorities for the next 12 months:
Private companies not only power Wisconsin’s economy, they play a critical role in our communities. That’s why the Wisconsin 75 program recognizes more than just revenue. We also highlight the many ways private companies give back to their communities.
Distinguished performer award
WI 75 eligibility requirements
Must be headquartered in Wisconsin.
Must have a majority ownership (50+ percent) by an individual(s), family, employee stock ownership plan (ESOP), or private equity firm. Public companies (i.e., a company whose voting stock is listed on any exchange or actively traded over the counter) are eligible when greater than 50 percent of the value or vote of the shares are owned by individuals, family, ESOP, or private equity.
Must have a minimum of $50 million in annual sales revenue. The top 75 companies will be ranked by sales revenue. Parent companies must submit an aggregate figure that includes subsidiaries; do not submit separate forms for each subsidiary. Annual sales revenue should be the amount reported on the company’s financial statements. The information provided is kept confidential by Deloitte LLP.
Type of business
Excludes cooperatives and accounting, tax, legal, and consulting services companies. Each company must designate a primary industry on the nomination form to be considered.