Economic Development in Langlade County

Located in the heart of northern Wisconsin, Langlade County Economic Development Corporation represents the communities of Antigo, Elcho, Wolf River and White Lake.  We take a structured, proactive approach to enhance the viability of existing businesses and to recruit new enterprises to Langlade County.  We meet one-on-one with business owners and entrepreneurs to focus on ways we can assist a business in achieving its goals.

Data and Demographics

Business Directory

Whether you are planning a Northwoods vacation, passing through, or you live here in Langlade County, the businesses that reside here know how important you are.

Sites & Buildings

Within the three industrial parks in Langlade County there are numerous sites available and are shovel-ready. There is also a variety of buildings available and ready for occupancy.

Featured Building

Unique “turn-key” business opportunity to take over an adorable little cafe on Highway 45 near Summit Lake, WI.


Waukesha Bearings Plans Expansion

Waukesha Bearings in Antigo is planning a major expansion. The Antigo City Plan Commission has approved a preliminary site plan for Waukesha Bearings Corp. to expand its plant at 703 Amron Avenue, the heart of the northside industrial park.

Local Manufacturer Nortec USA Changing Focus Revitalizes Its Focus, Adds a Downtown Office.

Nortec USA is entering 2019 with new offices and a revitalized focus in the 500 block of Fifth Avenue, creating a business presence downtown that will focus on marketing, training, and engineering. 

New Business Opportunities Lead ’18 News

The top Langlade County story of 2018 simmered quietly over most of the year, before exploding onto the scene over the last three months. The city of Antigo’s entrepreneurship grant program, which had funded successful – and not so successful – business programs since the middle of 2015, this year sparked an amazing array of business projects in the downtown core.


Business Planning for Existing Businesses – Business Education Series Workshop

Join us for Business Planning for Existing Businesses program on February 28, 2019, from 8:00 to 9:30 am for this no cost program at NTC - Antigo Campus in room WT-108A. 

Entrepreneurial Training Program Orientation Day

Attend the Entrepreneurial Training Program Orientation Day on  Thursday, April 4, 2019, at 5:30 pm at the Langlade County Economic Development Corporation’s office located on the NTC Antigo Campus at 312 Forrest Avenue in room WT-112.  

Entrepreneurial Training Program First Day of Class

The Entrepreneurial Training Program will be held on Thursdays starting April 11 to June 6, 2019, from 5:30 to 8:30 pm at Northcentral Technical College - Antigo Campus.

Our workforce is very solid. We have a lot of very dedicated, hard-working people who’ve been here for over 20 years. Our very first employee just retired. She worked her way up in our company and retired as a Human Resources Manager.

Michael Hunter II, Plant Manager for Volm Companies