JTM Food Group was named the Goering Center's 2017 Greater Cincinnati Family Business Hall of Fame inductee this week, an honor recognizing the company's dedication, community service, sustainability and commitment to excellence.
"JTM Food Group's community dedication, in addition to their sustainability efforts, product innovations, growth and service to their industry was an integral facet reflective of receiving the Hall of Fame induction," said Larry Grypp, president of the Goering Center, the country's largest university-based educational resource for family and private business.
Brothers Jack, Joe, Tony and Jerry Maas currently own and operate JTM, a fourth-generation international food processing company based in Harrison, OH. JTM manufactures foodservice, school, military, restaurant and retail food products for markets around the world. The company originated as Maas Brothers Meats in 1960, founded by Jack Maas, Sr. It was renamed Jack Maas Meats in 1974 and then JTM Food Group in 1980 to reflect its growth and diversification.
JTM now has more than 400 employees and boasts revenues of more than $160 million. It ranks as one of Cincinnati's largest family-owned businesses and is 65th on the Deloitte Cincinnati USA list of top 100 private firms.
JTM will be the fourth company inducted to the hall of fame, following LaRosa's, The Castellini Companies and Greater's Ice Cream.