With his father, Fred Sr. and his younger brother Dick, Fred focused on growing Ulbrich Stainless Steels and Special metals by selling quality products that exceeded customer expectations. Fred helped his family business grow from a small operation in Wallingford into a company with a strong foothold in markets such as aerospace, automotive, power generation, and medical devices for customers worldwide.
Fred was an active member for his community. He was a founding member of the Wallingford Rotary Club, the former Director of the Oakdale Musical Theater, campaign Chairman of the United Way of Meriden and Wallingford, and Co-Chairman of the Ulbrich Boys and Girls Club in Wallingford, among others. The YMCA's summer program is named Camp Ulbrich in honor of his constant support and fundraising efforts....
To continue the philanthropic efforts that Fred Ulbrich held close to his heart, such as education, arts, and music programs.
To support local organizations and programs that promote the development of youth and help create a better future for the Wallingford, North Haven and Meriden communities.
Fred believed he had a responsibility to use his position in the business community to positively impact the world around him. In his honor, the Ulbrich Family through the Ulbrich Philanthropy Committee, is committed to the following:
To evaluate and distribute monetary donations to charitable organizations that result on a direct benefit towards Ulbrich employees and their communities. Defined as:
Events that impact youth (15 yrs. of age and under) within the Wallingford, Meriden, and North Haven areas. Including: