Gerald Ort Sr., Part-Owner of Aacer Flooring, Has Died

SOURCE: Aacer Flooring

(October 29, 2020, Peshtigo, WI)  Gerald E. Ort, Sr., part-owner of Aacer Flooring, died on October 25, 2020.   

Born and raised on a dairy farm in Wisconsin, Ort learned the importance of hard work at an early age.   In the 1950’s, Ort started his career in wood by hauling logs and lumber.  After buying his first portable sawmill, lumber was in his blood.  He went on to buy Wittenburg Hardwood, Polar Hardwoods, Aacer Flooring and Tigerton Lumber. 

Over the years and to this day, his children have been involved with the growth and success of the family businesses

Gerald Ort Jr., (Jerry) will continue to move Aacer Flooring and the other Ort family businesses forward.  Under his leadership, he will keep his father’s legacy alive by meeting and exceeding customer and industry requests. 

Aacer Flooring is a privately owned family business headquartered in Peshtigo, WI.  Aacer Flooring is a leading manufacturer of northern hardwood flooring for the sport & recreation, residential and commercial markets.  With a 315,000 square foot, environmentally controlled manufacturing facility and 15 kilns, all material is kiln-dried, milled, graded and pre-finished to precision on-site.  Aacer, an MFMA certified mill, also supplies sub-floor systems and synthetic flooring to the sports & recreational market.   Aacer products can be found installed throughout the world.  To learn more about Aacer Flooring, visit or call 715-582-1181.

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