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Generac Power Systems

S45W29290 State Road 59

Waukesha, WI 53189

P: (262) 544-4811(262) 544-4811

F: (262) 544-0057




Did You Know? 

  • Generac has about 2.0 million square feet of manufacturing and distribution capacity throughout the world.
  • Generac’s corporate headquarters on Hwy. 59 in Waukesha was built in 1965.
  • The Jefferson plant was the first new manufacturing facility Generac built in SE Wisconsin, opening in 1992.
  • Generac’s Whitewater plant was expanded twice—once to add our distribution center.
  • In addition to corporate headquarters, there are five manufacturing facilities throughout Wisconsin.
  • Direct labor has more than doubled in the last 5 years.

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Since 1959, Generac has been a leading designer and manufacturer of a wide range of generators and engine powered products. Power generation is Generac’s primary focus, with products including residential, commercial and industrial standby generators, as well as portable and mobile generators used in a variety of applications. Other engine powered products include light towers, which provide temporary lighting for various end markets and a broad product line of power washers for residential and commercial use. As a market leader, Generac's power products are available through a broad network of independent dealers, retailers, wholesalers and equipment rental companies across the country and around the world. The company markets and distributes its products primarily under its Generac, Magnum, Ottomotores, and Tower Light brand names.


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Generac is on the forefront of education reform.  We have been a key business partner in developing alternative and continuing education programs, important in closing the skills gap in manufacturing.   In 1995 Generac founded the first school to work partnership in Jefferson, WI.  Generac’s commitment to education programs is just one of the many ways we are working with our community partners to secure a talented manufacturing workforce for our future!



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