U-Line Celebrates 40th Anniversary

by WOHe

U-Line Celebrates 40th
Anniversary

Milwaukee U-Line Corp., the manufacturer of built-in
undercounter ice-making and refrigeration appliances, is
celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2002, the company
announced.

U-Line, headquartered here, was founded in 1962. Its roots,
however, can be traced back to the 1930s, when Herman Uihlein
designed and produced the first farm and home chest freezer in the
U.S. Eventually, Herman’s son, Henry, initiated full-scale
production of chest and upright freezers, and a wide range of
additional products were developed as the company evolved over the
years.

The company has remained family-owned and operated, with Henry
Uihlein’s three sons and two grandaughters currently overseeing
U-Line’s operations.

Phil Uihlein is the company’s president, Henry Uihlein Jr. is
v.p. and director of sales, and Richard Uihlein is v.p. Jennifer
Uihlein Straszewski serves as v.p. and director of marketing, while
Marnie Uihlein is junior marketing director, according to the
company..

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