Star of the West Milling Company has continued to grow in the past five decades. Expanding from one mill to today's five flour mills in four different states and nine country elevators handling corn, soybeans, processing edible beans and providing local farmers with their crop inputs. The daily flour milling capacity now stands at 19,900 cwts, making Star of the West the 17th largest miller in the United States.
It is with the drive and determination of companies like Star of the West and families like the Hubingers that Frankenmuth has become the community that it is today. It could be said that in communities with a strong ethnic background that the emphasis on family flows into all the aspects of their lives. The history of Star of the West Milling Company further illustrates the quality and character of the people who have lived in and helped to make Frankenmuth grow.