Wausau Homes Inc

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Wausau Homes, Inc.
Industry Home construction
Headquarters Rothschild, Wisconsin
Areas served
Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, North Dakota
Key people
Earl Schuette
Cliff Schuette
Marvin C. Schuette
Tom Schuette
Jay Schuette
ProductsCustom Homes, Panelized Homes, Single Family Homes
Number of employees
Website www.wausauhomes.com

Wausau Homes is a custom, new home construction company in the United States.

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Schuette Brothers Original Sawmill Schuette Sawmill.jpg
Schuette Brothers Original Sawmill
University of Wisconsin–Madison Public university in Wisconsin, USA

The University of Wisconsin–Madison is a public research university in Madison, Wisconsin. Founded when Wisconsin achieved statehood in 1848, UW–Madison is the official state university of Wisconsin, and the flagship campus of the University of Wisconsin System. It was the first public university established in Wisconsin and remains the oldest and largest public university in the state. It became a land-grant institution in 1866. The 933-acre (378 ha) main campus, located on the shores of Lake Mendota, includes four National Historic Landmarks. The University also owns and operates a historic 1,200-acre (486 ha) arboretum established in 1932, located 4 miles (6.4 km) south of the main campus.

Founders of Wausau Homes: Cliff, Marv and Earl Schuette Schuette Brothers.jpg
Founders of Wausau Homes: Cliff, Marv and Earl Schuette
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As the economy improved, Wausau Homes changed its business model to include only protected builder territories across the Midwest Region. Wausau Homes eliminated prefabricated and manufactured homes from its product offering and now focuses solely on panelized or component homes. Walls and trusses are constructed within the factory headquarters and all other new home features are constructed on-site.


Wausau Homes is a member in good standing of the National Association of Home Builders (Building Systems Council) and participates at a local level referred to as the local HBA (i.e. Wausau Home Builders Association) in every area where we[ who? ] have market representation.

National Association of Home Builders organization

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) is one of the largest trade associations in the United States, based upon 2011 annual budgets. It is headquartered in Washington, D.C.

Community involvement

Marv Schuette and Wausau Homes have always been a strong supporter of programs that not only benefit youth but improve housing in general. His ability to see a need and devise a solution through innovative measures contributed greatly to a variety of areas, such as the United Way, the Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin, the Habitat for Humanity, the Mead Wildlife Center, Northcentral Technical College [1] , Junior Achievement of Wisconsin, Boy Scouts of America, and Girl Scouts of the USA.

United Way of America charitable organization

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Habitat for Humanity largest non-profit homebuilder in the world

Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI), generally referred to as Habitat for Humanity or simply Habitat, is an international, non-governmental, and nonprofit organization, which was founded in 1976 by Linda and Millard Fuller. Habitat has been devoted to building "simple, decent, and affordable" housing, a self-described "Christian housing ministry," and has addressed the issues of poverty housing all over the world. The international operational headquarters are located in united states, Georgia, United States, with the administrative headquarters located in Atlanta. There are five area offices located around the world: United States and Canada; Africa and the Middle East ; Asia-Pacific ; Europe and Central Asia ; and Latin America and the Caribbean.

Northcentral Technical College

Northcentral Technical College (NTC) is a public community college in Wausau, Wisconsin. It is a member of the Wisconsin Technical College System. The district of the college includes all of, or portions of, Marathon, Lincoln, Taylor, Price, Langlade, Menominee, Clark, Portage, Shawano and Waupaca counties. The main campus is located in Wausau. There are regional centers in Antigo, Medford, Merrill, Phillips, Spencer and Wittenberg.

The Meade Wild Life Center is for educating school children in a three county area of Central Wisconsin. Meade building.jpg
The Meade Wild Life Center is for educating school children in a three county area of Central Wisconsin.
The Wausau Homes Boy Scout/Girl Scout Center is the nation's first combined facility. Scouts building.jpg
The Wausau Homes Boy Scout/Girl Scout Center is the nation's first combined facility.

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  1. "Wausau Homes Scholarships". Northcentral Technical College. Northcentral Technical College. January 2007.
  2. "Wausau Homes teams with local HFH affiliate". Wausau Habitat for Humanity. Habitat for Humanity. January 2004.
  3. Becker, Bob (2004). Forever in Focus: Historic Images around the World of Wausau. Wausau, WI. pp. 86–89.