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U.S. Venture Celebrates Top Five Spot on Deloitte’s 2023 Wisconsin 75 List


The company is recognized for its growth, innovation, and impact on the state’s economy.

APPLETON, WI — November 14, 2023 — U.S. Venture, Inc. whose vision is to be the very best provider of transportation products, sustainability solutions, and insight driving the world forward, has earned the #4 ranking on Deloitte’s 2023 Wisconsin 75 list. For 21 years, Deloitte has been celebrating and recognizing 75 of the largest and most successful private companies in Wisconsin with rankings determined by several factors including team member engagement, corporate giving, and revenue.

“This is a remarkable achievement for our company and our team members, who work hard every day to Find a Better Way and make a positive impact in the world,” shared John Schmidt, president and CEO of U.S. Venture. “We are proud to be part of this impressive list and to share the spotlight with so many other amazing organizations in Wisconsin.”

For companies to be eligible for this recognition, they must have annual sales of at least $50,000 and must be majority-owned by an individual(s), family, employee stock ownership plan, or private equity firm.

U.S. Venture is headquartered in Appleton, Wisconsin and its business divisions include U.S. Energy™, U.S. AutoForce, Max Finkelstein, LLC, Breakthrough®, U.S. Lubricants, and IGEN®


About U.S. Venture, Inc.

For over 70 years, U.S. Venture, Inc. has been recognized as an innovative leader in the distribution of renewable and traditional energy products, lubricants, tires, parts, and using data-driven insights to manage energy and information in the global movement of goods. U.S. Venture delivers creative, sustainable solutions that give their customers a competitive edge, and enable the company to support the communities in which they live, work, and play. Through the values lived by their family of brands, U.S. Energy™, U.S. AutoForce, Max Finkelstein, LLC, Breakthrough®, U.S. Lubricants, and IGEN®, U.S. Venture seeks new ways to drive business success while being steadfast in its commitment to making the world a better place.