Made in Hartford – Infrastructure Planning and its Impact on our Nation’s Businesses and Communities
Southeastern Wisconsin is home to many large manufacturers, several of which have called the area home for decades. In Washington County, Wisconsin, these growing companies are working with local officials to make sure that their growth strategies continue to have a positive impact on the surrounding communities.
The rural town of Hartford, Wisconsin is home to several manufacturers and other large businesses that have grown with the area over the years. Broan-NuTone, an industry-leading manufacturer of residential ventilation products, customized climate, communications and home automation solutions, was founded in Southeast Wisconsin in 1932, and its global headquarters has been an important part of the community ever since.
“Broan has a diverse population of over 800 associates here in Wisconsin. More than 2,000 worldwide, but 800 here at the corporate headquarters in Wisconsin,” says Jeff Mueller, group president, Broan-NuTone. “43 percent of them live in Hartford or the greater area, and the remaining portion are pulled from as much as an hour-and-a-half in any direction.