September 4, 2012
Inc. magazine has ranked Waukesha® Metal Products No.2,927 overall and No. 100 in the manufacturing industry on its sixth annual Inc. 500|5000, a ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies.
The company has a three-year sales growth of 76 percent and expanded capabilities with the acquisition of Parkview Metal Products Inc. of Lake Zurich, Ill., and Metal Skills Plus LLC of Deforest, Wis. With these acquisitions, the number of employees more than doubled, increasing from 51 in 2008 to 118 in 2012. The company exports nearly 50 percent of its products to 34 different countries and is committed to promoting skilled trades education for the manufacturing industry.