Founded in 1951 as Schmidt Brothers, U.S. Venture is a privately-held company recognized as an innovative leader in the distribution and marketing of energy, automotive and lubricant products throughout North America.
First terminal is purchased in Wisconsin.
Renamed U.S. Venture, Inc. In 2014, recognized as the 3rd largest privately-held company in Wisconsin.
Our success is due to a dynamic corporate culture and standing by our values.
First U.S. Oil Open golf outing - now called the U.S. Venture Open.
Company founded as Schmidt Brothers. In 1954 company is renamed Schmidt Oil.
Our entrepreneurial spirit encourages intelligent risk-taking.
Company is renamed U.S. Oil.
Corporate office and service station was built in Combined Locks, WI.
Tire and auto parts distribution begins - now called U.S. AutoForce.
Our customer promise of "Finding a better way℠," has become our way of doing business.
Bulk motor oil business begins - now named U.S. Lubricants.
U.S. Gain Division established with Gain® Clean Fuel brand.