Fond du Lac has some extraordinary business accolades. One of our top employers, Mercury Marine, has major celebrity connections - the engines on the George Clooney wedding boat were Mercury's, as well as the four major bass fishing titles in 2014 were won by anglers running a Mercury engine. For fans of long-nosed cars, Mid-States Aluminum Corp. manufactured a part for the new Camaro. Quad Graphics, a printing giant, has the world's largest privately held corporate art collection featuring contemporary lithographs, etchings and screen prints. Interior Systems Inc. is the designer and manufacturer behind the interiors of more McDonald's restaurants than any other company and its portfolio includes the iconic Ronald McDonald statue. Baker Cheese played a key role in the commercialization of American string cheese and is the country's largest, privately-owned purveyor of the product. The oldest playground company in the U.S is Fond du Lac's BCI Burke Company, started in 1920 and the inventor of the Funnel Ball® playground standard.
Follow funnyman John McGivern as he explores Fond du Lac and The Lake Winnebago Region. Learn more about the industry, culture and great people that make this destination tick. Whether you were born and raised in the area or still wondering how to...Read More