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Kowalski Companies, Inc. Celebrates It's 95th Anniversary with Facility Upgrades, Expanded Market and Company Growth

Relighting of landmark sausage sign at Holbrook Avenue location honors past and illuminates company's continued development of product lines and number of employees

HAMTRAMCK, MI, July 9th,2015 -Historic Detroit sausage maker, Kowalski Companies, Inc. has meant "Kowality Since 1920" and as it celebrates its 95th anniversary it readies for a bright future with facility upgrades and market expansion, hiring increases, and re- illumination of iconic signage amplifying its long-held Michigan commitment. An estimated 2,000 dedicated employees over several generations have worked with the family-owned, Michigan based food producer to reach this significant accomplishment. Read More

President Michael Kowalski spends the day with the Michigan Miracle League's baseball team, the Red Wings, and receives an award for his sponsorship and commitment to the team!

The Kowalski Story

We put the Kowality in Kowalski

Emigrating from Poland to America was the way to a dream life. Agnes and Zygmund Kowalski both believed this and began their careers as owners of a small grocery store on Chene Street in Detroit, Michigan. Wanting to bring their favorite foods from the old country to the USA they added a smokehouse to the store and production of Polish Kielbasa and other sausages began. Demand grew and a factory was built in 1920 on Holbrook Avenue in Hamtramck, Michigan.

Kowality sets Kowalski product apart from the competition, as well as the continued use of hardwood chips to smoke our famous old-world recipes. In the 95 years Kowalski has been in business we have not changed our secret family recipes.