Since 1963, Artisans has been designing and producing the very best in apparel right here in Rusk County. Their work continues today utilizing the latest in technologies, from sublimation to laser embroidery. A homegrown company, started by the Dukerschein family, it originated on their family farm. It grew over the years on the farm, and then relocated and helped start the Glen Flora Industrial Park.
The largest employer in Rusk County, Weather Shield has been manufacturing windows and doors for more than 55 years. To this day, it remains a family-owned company.
Jeld Wen is Rusk County’s second largest employer. Their Hawkins operation manufactures a wide variety of window and door products.
This plant in Ladysmith manufactures relay and industrial control products and is part of a worldwide leader in the areas of automation, integrated control systems and software solutions.