Asbestos Exposure in Wisconsin

PaperMill-WisconsinWisconsin citizens are at a high risk for asbestos exposure due to manufacturing, metal work, and paper mill industries. Many of these industries are located in urban areas of Milwaukee, Kenosha, and Green Bay.

Asbestos was also used directly in the paper milling process, putting workers at risk from airborne asbestos fibers. People who worked for Kimberly Clark and Georgia Pacific may be at high risk for acquiring mesothelioma or asbestos lung cancer.

Statistics for Mesothelioma Cases in Wisconsin

Wisconsin ranks 9th in the US for asbestos-related deaths. There have been 1,576 deaths from mesothelioma and asbestos lung cancer between 1999 – 2013.

Filing an asbestos claim if you live in Wisonsin

You do not have to file your claim in the state in which you live. It’s far more important to contact an attorney with a strong history of experience specifically in asbestos cases, than it is to select one who happens to be in your area of Wisconsin. The most successful attorneys in your area may have never handled an asbestos case.

SWMW attorneys dedicate the overwhelming majority of their time and effort prosecuting mesothelioma claims, so we know which states and jurisdictions are going to provide the best outcome for your case and can get your case settled faster. We handle asbestos cases all across the USA, so we know how to file, where to file, and what to do to get you the compensation you deserve.

If you may have lived or worked in another state, select it here to learn about specific asbestos exposure in that state.

Jobsites in Wisconsin with Known Asbestos Usage & Exposure

Provided below is a list of cities in the state of Wisconsin where asbestos jobsites are known to have been located. If you worked for any of these companies or at these jobsites in Wisconsin there is a possibility that you may have been exposed to harmful asbestos which is known to cause mesothelioma and lung cancer.


  • Algoma Plywood & Veneer Company
  • Champion International Corporation
  • S. Plywood Corporation


  • Alma Station
  • Dairyland Power Cooperative


  • Badger Army Ordinance Plant
  • Olin Corporation
  • Olin Mathieson Chemical Corporation

Beaver Dam

  • Beaver Dam Mall Iron Company
  • Kirach Foundry
  • Kraft Foods, Inc.
  • Malleable Iron Range Company


  • Wansau Paper Mills Company
  • Wausaw Paper Mills Inc


  • Brookfield High School
  • Milwaukee Electric Tool
  • New Junior High School
  • Wisconsin Telephone Company


  • Burlington Brewing Company
  • Burlington Junior High School
  • Carbonite Metal
  • Helene Curtis
  • Murphy Products
  • Nestle Company Inc
  • Nestle Usa, Inc.


  • Cassville Power House
  • Dairyland Power Cooperative
  • Nelson Dewey Station
  • Wisconsin Power & Light Company

Combined Locks

  • Combined Locks Paper Company
  • Combined Paper Mills, Inc.
  • Locks Mill


  • Federal Rubber Manufacturing Company
  • Ladish Company
  • Ladish Crop Forge Company
  • The Ladish Company
  • Trinity Hospital
  • Worthington Pump and Machinery Corp


  • Borg Instrumernt Company
  • Bradley Knitting Company
  • Delavan Heat Light and Power Company
  • George W. Borg Corp
  • Wisconsin School For The Deaf

Fort Atkinson

  • Bettersox Knitting
  • Creamery Package
  • James F. Luther High School
  • James Foundry
  • James Manufacturing
  • Larsen Company
  • Regis Corporation
  • Water and Light Commission


  • Boiler Water Reactor Plant
  • Dairyland Power Cooperative
  • Genoa Power Plant
  • La Crosse Boiling Water Reactor
  • Wabash Power Equipment

Hales Corners

  • A&H, Incorporated Truckers
  • Shoreline Supply Company
  • Wisconsin Acoustic & Fireproof


  • Barker Senior High School
  • Chevrolet Division
  • Chevrolet Motor Division
  • Janesville Electric Company
  • Northern Petro Chemical Company
  • Parker Pen Company
  • Samson Tractor Company


  • Albers Milling Company
  • Forest Lawn Sanitarium
  • Jefferson High School
  • Coletta’s School
  • Stoppenbach Sausage


  • International Paper
  • Kaukauna Paper Company
  • Riverside Paper Company
  • Thilmany Pulp & Paper Company


  • Kewaunee Nuclear Generating
  • Kewaunee Power Station
  • Wisconsin Public Service Corporation


  • Interlake Papers
  • Kimberly Clark Corporation
  • Kimberly High School
  • Newpage Corporation


  • Anson Hixson Sash and Door Company
  • H W Wright Lumber Company
  • Kearney Trucker Corp
  • Northern Door Corporation
  • Taylor Insulation Company, Inc.
  • Union Grove High School


  • Mosinee Paper Corp
  • Mosinee Paper Mills Company
  • Wausau Sulphate Fibre Company


  • Georgia Pacific
  • Nekoosa Edwards Paper Company
  • Nekoosa Foundry & Machinery
  • Nekoosa Paper Company
  • Nekoosa-Edwards Paper Company

New London

  • Curtis Corporation
  • Georgia-Pacific Corporation
  • Hamilton & Sons Canning
  • New London High School
  • Wisconsin Cabinet and Panel Company


  • Kimberly Clark Corporation
  • Newpage – Niagara Mill

Oak Creek

  • A C Electronics
  • A C Spark Plug
  • Delphi Automotive
  • General Motors
  • Oak Creek Powerhouse
  • Wisconsin Electric Power Company


  • Carnation Company
  • Carnation Company
  • Carnation Milk Products Company
  • Oconomowoc High School
  • Oconomowoc Junior High School
  • Pabst Farms
  • Pacific Coast Condensed Milk Company
  • Sentry Equipment Company
  • Summit Elementary School


  • Falls Paper & Power Company
  • Hold Hardwood Company
  • Holt Lumber Company
  • Oconto Falls Paper Company
  • Oconto Hospital

Oconto Falls

  • Falls Manufacturing Company
  • Falls Paper and Power Company
  • Kimberly-Clark Corporation
  • Oconto Falls Tissue Inc.
  • Scott Paper Company
  • Scott Paper Mill

Port Edwards

  • Domtar, Incorporated
  • Georgia Pacific
  • Nekoosa-Edwards Paper Company, Inc.
  • Port Edwards Mill

Port Washington

  • Kwik-Mix Company
  • Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light Company
  • Modern Equipment Company
  • Mary’s School
  • Washington Heights High School
  • Wisconsin Electric Power Company


  • B Pride Rhinelander Paper Company
  • Rhinelander Paper Company, Inc.
  • Regis Paper
  • Wausau Mosinee Paper


  • Green Giant Canning Company
  • Green Giant Company
  • Ripon High School
  • Speed Queen


  • City Hall
  • Marathon Paper Mills Company
  • Wisconsin Public Service Corp

South Milwaukee

  • Appleton Electric Company
  • Badger Malleable & Manufacturing. Company
  • Bucyrus Company
  • Bucyrus Erie
  • Evenrude Motors
  • Line Material Company
  • Packaging Corporation of America

Sturgeon Bay

  • Door County Jail
  • Door County Memorial Hospital
  • Peterson Builders, Inc.
  • Sturgeon Bay Shipbuilding


  • National Container Corp of Wisconsin
  • Owens Corning Fiberglas Corporation
  • Owens Illinois Glass Company
  • Packaging Corp of America
  • Tenneco Packaging
  • Tomahawk Kraft Paper Company

Two Rivers

  • Aluminum Manufacturing Company
  • City Hospital
  • Hamilton Manufacturing Company
  • Lloyd Manufacturing. Company
  • Mid‐Cities Shopping Center
  • Point Beach Nuclear Plant
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Two Rivers Community Hospital


  • Grede Foundries
  • Howard Johnson Motel
  • Malone’s Drug Store
  • Milwaukee County Insitutions & Dept
  • Milwaukee County Institutions & Departments

West Bend

  • A&P Products Corporation
  • Pick Automotive Company
  • Pick Manufacturing Company
  • West Bend Aluminum
  • West Bend Company

West Superior

  • Gregory Cook and Company
  • Land and River Imprint Company
  • Lehigh Valley Coal Company
  • Northwestern Grass Furn Company
  • Superior Water Light and Powr. Company
  • West Superior Iron and Steel Company


  • Veterans Administration Hospital