First Generation

Start and Survive After serving in France during WWI, Charles Suter founded The Suter Company in 1925 with a tremendous work ethic, strong sense of Integrity, and a simple desire to start his own business. During its humble beginnings the Company moved from the original farm in Palatine, to Genoa, to more

Second Generation

A Strong Foundation With the second generation came an infusion of new ideas and energy. George and Chuck re-invented the Company as the USDA began to regulate poultry in 1956, the larger poultry slaughtering operations began to move to the Southern United States, and markets began to demand more innovation. Unafraid more

Third Generation

Continued Innovation and Growth After working summers in the plant while going to school throughout the 1980’s Tim and Dan Suter joined the Company full-time in 1990 and infused a sense of urgency for propelling the business to a new level of growth and innovation. The Company introduced a line of more

Fourth Generation

Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) After three generations and nearly 100 years The Suter family announced in September of 2020 the creation of an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). This exciting news is a great enhancement to our already strong culture and core values. Making all Suter Company employees the 4th more

An Exciting Future

At The Suter Company we are proud of our rich history that has spanned nearly 100 years.   Our strong core values and work ethic, world class people and facilities, and robust safety, food safety and quality systems give us reason for optimism for creating an exciting future.  “Business, on a more

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