Industry / Trade

Our thriving industry and trade hub focuses on progress, investment and job creation in our community.  The City of Chilton is home to many national and international businesses from manufacturing, industrial, agricultural and dairy products.


American Finishing Resources (AFR) is a national leader in coating removal and engineered paint line tooling and material handling.  AFR offers thermal and chemical coatings removal; custom hook, hanger and fixture design and in-house transportation services all under one roof. These products and services are supported by experienced professionals who know the coatings industry and are prepared to respond to your individual needs.

Backyard Nature Products (BNP) currently operates out of a 50,000 square foot manufacturing facility.  They are a manufacturer of highest quality bird feeders, birdhouses, suet feeders and accessories.  BMP's Patented Removable Seed Trays make bird feeder cleaning easy and fast.  They also carry a line of bird baths and outdoor furniture.  They employs 45 awesome team members, and remains committed to designing and creating the best products in our niches. Our continual goals are to facilitate and enhance our customers' engagement with nature, provide long-lasting product performance, and promote environmental sustainability.

Briess Malt & Ingredients Company supplies manufactures throughout North America and exports to more than 20 foreign countries.  When it comes to producing natural specialty ingredients for food and beer, Briess is setting new standards for success. That’s because we treat every aspect of our business as a craft, from grower to technical expertise to multiple processing capabilities. Family owned since 1876, we remain poised to deliver solutions and services tailored to meet your needs.

Chilton Manufacturing Inc. is the producer of Chilton Trailers.  Chilton Trailers come in many styles including utility, ATV, snowmobile and watercraft trailers.

D&D Equipment is an authorized Case IH dealership serving the Chilton area. We are proud to carry a large selection of new and pre-owned inventory. When you are ready to invest in your new tractor or other agricultural equipment, our friendly and knowledgeable sales, financing, service and parts departments are prepared to make sure your experience is outstanding, from assisting while you're making your choice to ongoing maintenance and customization. We value the opportunity to create a long-term relationship with our customers, and we do that by giving you the best customer service available.

DVO Inc. Stephen Dvorak, PE, designed DVO's patented digester in 1999, and built the first of this unique new design in 2001. DVO has since installed over 120 digesters at 90 sites in 18 states within the USA (more in other countries). About 10 additional are under construction.  Industrial and agricultural DVO digesters collectively produce over 80MW of renewable power. Many DVO dairy sites have already been successfully converted to create RNG for the California low-carbon fuel standard market.

Horst Distributing, Inc. is a leading distributor of turf maintenance equipment and supplies, serving 48 counties in Northeastern Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Horst Distributing can help with any turf questions and also supply you with your seed and fertilizers needs. 

JTD Enterprises Inc.  is a quality-conscience manufacturing facility. Every effort is taken to assure high quality and accuracy on every project.

Kaytee Products is a leading manufacturer of wild bird food and pet food.  Innovative small animal and pet bird products. Scientifically-formulated food, treats, and lots of love!  Kaytee's commitment to small animal pets, pet birds, and wild birds has inspired nutritional innovations for more than 150 years. A complete line of products - food, treats, bedding, toys, habitats, and accessories - helps keep your treasured friends active, comfy, and safe. Our expertise and state-of-the-art processing means quality is built into every product, ensuring the health, security, and comfort of each pet and bringing peace-of-mind to all pet parents.

M-B Companies is a proud partner of the City of Chilton since 1907.  M-B is the leading manufacturer of pavement marking equipment, accessories and sweeping equipment. M-B products are the result of innovative design and cost-effective manufacturing. Produced here in Chilton and New Holstein, M-B products available include walk-behind brooms and stripers, palletized stripers, large power brooms for airport runways, attachment brooms, brush chippers and paint guns. No matter what the product, buyers can expect the highest quality, the best engineered and the most reliable equipment produced.

Milk Products Inc. is the largest North American producer of private-label animal milk replacers for the independent feed manufacturing industry. Milk Products Inc. provides customers with high quality milk replacers, product knowledge, and training in calf management expertise. The company is also the home of the well-known Sav-A-Caf® line of baby animal specialty products such as electrolytes, colostrum, and small-packaged milk replacers.

The Parts Depot -3 locations that helps dealers throughout the United States and Canada showcase their parts. And finally, Worthington Industries is a global metals manufacturer that employees 10,000 employees in over 80 facilities through 10 countries.

Worthington Industries is the world's leading global supplier of pressure cylinders, continually delivering solutions to its customers while exceeding their expectations in quality, service and value.  Worthington Industries offers the most complete line of pressure cylinder vessels in the industry, including LPG, refrigerant and industrial gas cylinders. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio the company operates facilities in the United States, Austria, Canada, Portugal and Czech Republic supplying to more than 70 countries worldwide. 

Zarnoth Brush Works Inc. for more than 50 years they have been manufacturing brooms for mechanical street sweepers and supplying brooms and sweeper parts to municipalities, contractors, schools and hospitals in Wisconsin and surrounding states.