Leading the Way

The Manufacturing Alliance of Southeast Wisconsin serves as a platform for manufacturers to share ideas, encourage innovation, work together to transform the image of manufacturing and target new talent. The Manufacturing Alliance was formed in 2010 in response to the critical needs of our manufacturers, who account for 20% of industry — or 1 in 5 jobs — in Waukesha County.


Manufacturing Alliance highlights:

  • Manufacturing Executive Council – Comprised of manufacturing leaders who set the strategic direction for the Manufacturing Alliance, this group works to raise the profile of manufacturing in Waukesha County, share best practices and attract a talented pipeline of skilled labor.
  • Schools2Skills™ – Schools2Skills™ Manufacturing tours give Waukesha County middle and high school students the opportunity to tour local manufacturing companies to learn about what careers in those industries have to offer. To date, more than 9,000 students have participated in this program over the last 10+ years.
  • HR Roundtables – An opportunity to share best practices with other manufacturing human resources professionals from around Waukesha County.

Manufacturing Voices

This annual program brings together manufacturing business leaders to engage in dialogue about issues pertinent to manufacturing.

Education Programs & Expos

The Alliance has numerous opportunities to connect students and educators with our manufacturing members to further support the talent pipeline.

Manufacturing Executive Council

Manufacturing Executive Council

Craig Armstrong
Scan-Pac Manufacturing, Inc.
Doug Bayerlein
Woodway USA, Inc.
Betsy Bear Hoff
Alloy Products Corp
Bill Berrien
Pindel Global Precision
Greg Block
First Business Bank
Doug Braun
Engineered Pump Services, Inc.
Larry Brown
Aries Industries, Inc.
Michael Esser Jr.
Dielectric Manufacturing
Sara Esser
Waleed A Gamay
DreamPak LLC
David Gazzo
Felss Rotafoam LLC
Bill Goggins
Harken USA
Robert Gross
Gross Automation, LLC
Mark Hammer
The Prestwick Group, Inc.
Ryan Healy
Superior Crane Corp
Tim Hearden
Generac Power Systems, Inc.
Kevin Heins
KLH Industries, Inc.
Richard Kaiser
Michael Best
Neil C. Karolek
TLX Technologies, LLC
Andy Kolokoski
Wisconsin Metal Parts Inc
Glenn Kormanik
Zero Zone, Inc.
Guillaume Laur
Eaton Corporation
Scott Loftus
Axcesor Inc.
Kent Lorenz
Community Leader
Dan Lorenz
Wildeck Inc
Gonzalo Martinez
Schaefer Brush Manufacturing LLC
John Miller
Engineering Specialists Inc
Jim Miller
Power Test Inc
Brad Netzel
Sikich LLP
Michelle Osman
Greg Raethke
Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin
Doug Sawyer
Universal Welding & Engineering Inc
TJ Schlundt
R&R Insurance Services, Inc.
James G Schneberger
New Berlin Plastics
Jay Schneider
Lake Country Manufacturing Inc
Chris Shult
Bevco Engineering Company, Inc.
Eric Skibo
MetalTek International
Mark Thurman
Dynatect Manufacturing, Inc.
Megan Tzanoukakis
Sussex IM
Marcease Warren
Sentry Equipment Corp
Jim Zaiser
Hydro-Thermal Corp.
Todd Zakreski
HUSCO International
Tedd Zebrowski
CFR Engines, Inc.



Learn more about the Manufacturing Alliance of Southeast Wisconsin.