Forward Corp

By: Bubbajunk.com

In 1925, Austin G. Forward, along with a partner, purchased the Welcome Garage in Standish, Michigan. In 1955, Austin N. Buttrick and Benjamin G. Buttrick, grandsons of the founder, purchased Forward Oil Company. The new owners immediately launched an expansion program.  Old stations were remodeled and ultramodern stations and food facilities were constructed.  Diversification moved the company into retailing tires, motor oil, ice, auto parts and a home and farm fuel delivery division.

Forward Corporation is particularly proud of its employment record. Through diversity of products and services, Forward has been able to offer a variety of jobs and opportunity for advancement throughout the company.

Forward is a Michigan Corporation headquartered in Standish, Michigan. They are a wholesaler and retailer of many products and services geared to the traveling public and local communities.  They market not only the Tri-City Area but also in all of northeast Michigan.

The company products different types of products like industrial products, greases, food industry products, aviation products, automotive & trucking products and many more. They also deal into industrial products like chain oils, gear oils, compressors oil, textile oils, transformer oils, mist lubricants, turbine oils, etc. The aviation products include aroshell oils, flight jacket products, greases, etc. As far as food industry products are concerned there are hydraulic oils, bearing oils, gear oils, lubricating products, heat transfer, etc. Forward also provides the services like merchandising, oils distribution services, transportation services and many more.

Forward Corporation strives to make each and every customer a satisfied customer who will have a desire to do business with them again. Forward Corporation is particularly proud of its employment record. Through diversity of products and services, forward has been able to offer a variety of jobs and opportunity for advancement throughout the company.

Forward's corporate objective is to provide their customers with the highest level of customer care, by continuously improving their services, quality products and image.

Forward will continue to grow.  Their growth will be built upon a foundation of mutual trust and mutual respect between all employees with everyone enjoying the opportunity to gain by being a part of Forward.