Most people don’t want to be near a freeway 24/7.
Angelic Bakehouse does.
company is moving its production from
417 Barney St. in Waukesha to Cudahy for easier
access to Interstate 94’s path to Chicago and points
south, where most of Angelic Bakehouse’s distribution is
love being in the Waukesha community,” said Executive
Vice President James Marino. “It’s been a fantastic
place to do business.”
all the available sites for the growing bakery were
“just too far south of the expressway,” said Marino, who
owns the company with his wife, President and CEO Jenny
Marino. The couple bought the business in 2009.
sad to see them leave but the city did our best to work
with them to try to keep them in the city,” said
Waukesha Director of Community Development Steven
Crandell. That included an incentive package that “was
every bit as good as Cudahy’s,” said Marino.
provided the company with a package that included
“almost free land,” said Marino, at
3275 E. Layton Ave. and worth nearly $380,000.
company has a workforce of about 30, with hopes of
reaching 100 in the next three years, and more beyond,
according to Marino. He said he hopes most employees
will follow the company to Cudahy.
new facility will help the business meet the growing
demand for its sprouted grain products, including
breads, buns, rolls, pizza dough and specialty items.
Marino anticipates that the new site will be fully
operational by November 1.
Layton Avenue facility will total about 22,000 square
feet with 3,900 square feet for office and employee
facilities. The $2.3 million project was financed with
the help of BMO Harris Bank.
Wahlgren-Schwenn Inc. of Menomonee Falls designed the
building and managed the construction.