Major Industries & Employment
Major industries in Wright County include power generation, manufacturing, health care and retail trade. Manufacturers produce electronic components, food products, engine drive components, machined and fabricated metal parts and wood products. Major employers include Xcel Energy, Bernatello’s Pizza Inc., Dura Supreme, MP NexLevel LLC, Landscape Structures, UMC, Ironworks, J&B Wholesale Distribution, Inc., Wright Hennepin Electric and the headquarters for Cargill Kitchen Solutions. Currently, 2,859 businesses make their homes in Wright County (2013).
In 2014, just over 17 percent of Wright County employees worked in manufacturing – seven points higher than the national average.