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Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin - Vote for Oshkosh's Lakeside Plastics

Oshkosh's own Lakeside Plastics has been nominated in the first round of this year's Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin contest for their well-known product, traffic cones.

Click here to cast your vote in support of Lakeside Plastics. First-round voting opens September 14 and runs through September 20. Each person can vote up to once per day.


  • Lakeside Plastics was started in 1972 by Bill Cuttill and Don Seibold, both of whom still visit the offices regularly
  • Lakeside Plastics is in its third generation as a family owned/operated business
  • Their traffic cones are 100% Made in the USA
  • They are the largest cone manufacturer in North America
  • Lakeside has continued strong throughout these past few months, recognized as an essential employer
  • There are an estimated 140 million traffic cones in use worldwide (source: 7 Fun Facts About Traffic Cones)

Votes cast through September 20 will determine which nominees advance to the second round of competition.