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GBIG News Plastics Industry Employment And Economic Impact On Wisconsin

GBIG News Plastics Industry Employment And Economic Impact On Wisconsin

The Plastic Industry employs 43,446 people in Wisconsin. Nationally, Wisconsin Ranked 8 th in plastics industry employment. The direct payroll in Wisconsin, including captive plastic products, is $2.3 billion. Plastic-dependent industries add another $42.2 billion to the state’s payroll. Together, plastics companies and the industries that depend on plastic contribute $11.4 billion in state and federal personal income taxes and $5 billion in payroll. We see plastic companies located across the state of Wisconsin. This past year Plastic News names top 10 2022 Processor of the Year finalists, Sustained Excellence winner. Wisconsin has three of them:

  • Radius Packaging in New Berlin, WI excels at Sustainability.
  • Redline Plastics in Manitowoc leads with employee relations which helped the company to
    become one of the fastest-growing North American rotomolders.
  • Teel Plastics a repeat finalists located in Baraboo. Teel was the fastest-growing company in this
    year’s Processor of the Year Finalist with major additions boosting employment and plant

The Green Bay Innovation Group will host an EVENT on April 12, 2023: The Present and Future of Plastic Recycling featuring an outstanding group of speakers. George Huber UW Madison Engineering and Director of the Chemical Upcycling of Waste Plastics will be our lead speaker. In the morning, we will have a tour of Convergen Energy 600 Liberty St. Green Bay starting at 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 am. We will have lunch at Johnsonville Tailgate next to Lambeau starting at 11:30 a.m. You can register by going to: EVENTS. The cost is $40.00 per person.

Marty Ochs
Executive Director
Green Bay Innovation Group

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