ACG WI: Fritz Usinger, President, Usinger's

ACG WI March event

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March 12, 2021 7:15 AM - 9:30 AM CST

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Italian Community Center and Zoom Webinar

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The Usinger family began making sausage in Milwaukee in 1880. Well known for the downtown retail store and more than 150 types of traditional and European style sausages, Fritz Usinger will guide you on a behind-the-scenes peek into this institution. With more than 150 employees and two production plants, you will also learn how Usinger’s product line continues to evolve to meet the needs of an ever-changing marketplace and industry.


Frederick (Fritz) D. Usinger


Frederick (Fritz) Usinger, is the current President of Fred Usinger, Inc., a 141-year-old family operated sausage manufacturing company located in Milwaukee, WI. Usinger began working in the sausage plant as a teenager and joined the company full time as the Assistant Plant Manager after college. He worked his way through the ranks: as Meat Buyer, Vice President of Purchasing, Vice President of Manufacturing, and then to his current position as President of the company. Usinger is active in several professional organizations, including The North American Meat Institute (board member), The Executive Committee (TEC), and Lakeshore Sausage Manufacturers Association. Community service is important to Usinger, who participates in the Rotary Club of Milwaukee and was the past scholarship Chairman of the Wisconsin Livestock and Meat Council. Usinger graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a B.S. in Agriculture, majoring in Meat and Animal Science in 1980.

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This event is for ACG members, their guests, and prospective members.  Please register online.

Note: Non-member registrations will be reviewed to ensure registration is with or sponsored by an ACG Wisconsin member.


Program Fees

  • ACG Wisconsin Members: Complimentary
  • ACG Wisconsin Member Substitute: Complimentary
  • Prospective Corporate Member: Complimentary
  • Non-Corporate Guest of an ACG Member: $35 (Must be registered by the ACG Wisconsin member)
  • ACG Member of another Chapter: $35
  • Service Members-in-Waiting: $25, in addition, you must attend with a prospective corporate member
  • NextGen Members: Up to 2 complimentary meetings per year
  • All Other: Contact ACG Wisconsin

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