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1890's YRTruckOutside Date:1895
Young Roofing was created. Founded by Christian Young to offer asphalt roofing services to businesses in the St. Louis area. Young crews began working in the construction fields during the days of horses-and-buggies.
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1910's Christian young
and William Young
Date:1919
Christian passes away and son William takes over the company at the age of 18.
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1920's Barnes Jewish Opening Date:1925-1927
The company ingrained itself with the healthcare industry in St. Louis working with Jewish Hospital (now known as Barnes Jewish Hospital), St. Luke's Hospital and St. Anthony's Hospital.
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1930's MHS12-18 Diamonds Date:1937
The C. Young Roofing Company was incorporated and became known as the Young Sales Corporation. To meet market demand, new locations were opened in Nashville, Tenn. (with the purchase of the Taylor Roofing Company) and Louisville, Ky.
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1930's Budweiser 1938 Logo Date: 1937
Four years after prohibition ended, Young began working with Anheuser-Busch. The relationship spanned decades as AB became the largest beer brewer in the U.S.
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1930's Coca-Cola Remodel Date: 1938-1940
Worked with The Coca-Cola Company on a variety of repairs to some of their bottling plants in the Midwest.
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1930's Greetings from
Nashville
Date: 1939
Three new branches were opened to handle industrial insulation in Nashville, Tenn., Borger, Texas and Odessa, Texas. The Texas locations later moved to Amarillo and Lubbock, then consolidated in Houston.
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1940's Wood River Refinery Date: 1942
Worked on the Wood River Refinery, an oil refinery located in Roxana, Ill. It was originally built by Shell Oil Company in 1917.
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1940's Nestle Chocolate Milk Ad Date: 1943
Provided roof repairs to Nestle's Milk Products' main building in Granite City, Ill.
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1940's Red Cross newspaper Date: 1944
Repaired asphalt roof for Red Cross location near Young Headquarters. Red Cross was instrumental in providing volunteer aid to the sick and wounded soliders of World War II at this time.
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1940's Asbestos by young Date: 1945
Young Sales established a roofing division in Louisville, Ky. Another division was established to install corrugated asbestos siding and roof panels. A custm fabrication shop was added as well to supply laboratory tops and other speciality items.
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1940's Chevy Ad 1946 STL POST Date: 1946
Worked on project at the Chevrolet Corp. Plant in Missouri.
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1940's CiMetal & STL
Blow Pipe
Date: 1947
The Young family inherited the Skinner Heating and Blow Pipe Company from William Young's father-in-law and later named St. Louis Blow Pipe. The company grew into an additional branch in Meridian, Miss., now known as Ci Metal Fabrication.
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1940's Sportsman Park Date: 1948
Young laid down new asphalt at Sportsman's Park, home of the St. Louis Cardinals and Browns baseball franchises. The two teams faced each other in the only all-St. Louis World Series ever played just four years earlier in 1944.
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1950's Monsanto Article Date: 1951-1960
Worked on various projects for Monsanto Chemical Co. in locations such as Illinois, Louisiana and Missouri. Monsanto would become a giant in the crop seed industry.
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1950's ISS Date: 1959
Young Sales Corporation purchased Insulating and Materials Company, an insulation and roofing contractor in St. Louis.
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1960's Date: 1963
Named Mansfield quarter century member
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1970's Date: 1979
W. Todd McCane named president and chairman of the board. He was married to the granddaughter of William Young. William served as president of Young Sales for 60 years.
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1980's Date: 1985
Worked on Safaga Grain Silo Complex in Safaga, Egypt, putting a stamp on the company's international presence.
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1980's Peabody Coal
Company B&W
Date: 1987-1989
Visited and worked on various Peabody Coal Company locations in Indiana and Illinois. Now known as Peabody Energy, it is the largest private sector coal company in the world.
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1980's McDonnell Douglas Date: 1987-1989
Visited and worked on various Peabody Coal Company locations in Indiana and Illinois. Now known as Peabody Energy, it is the largest private sector coal company in the world.
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1990's Date: 1990
Worked on American Airlines project.
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1990's MHS12-18 fiveYs Date: 1992
The Young Distribution Services division was established. It is headquartered in Memphis, Tenn. with stocking branches in St. Louis, Nashville, Tenn. and Little Rock, Ark.
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1990's Date: 1995
Centennial anniversary of Young Roofing
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1990's Date: 1996
Walter Hatfield hired as division manager of insulation for Young Sales.
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1990's young group Date: 1998
Company was restructured from Young Sales to Young Group.
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Reroofed the iconic Cinderella's Castle at Disney World in Orlando, Fla.
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2000's iwr Date: 2003
Industrial Products becomes Industrial Walls & Roofs (IWR) Building Systems; Keith Myers hired as General Manager.
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2000's iNAS Gate FL Date: 2004
Responsed to Hurricane Ivan in Pensacola, Fla. to help get a military base reroofed and safe for troops. (Need base name)
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2000's Belle Chasse NAS Date: 2005
Reponded to Hurrican Katrina and assisted with repairing the Belle Chasse Naval Base in New Orleans, La.
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2000's Date:2005
Walter Hatfield promoted to president of the Young Group.
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2000's Date: 2008
Oak Creek project in Milwaukee, Wisc. with Bechtel Corporation as general contractor put IWR North America on the map.
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2000's Date: 2009
Carlton McGrew, Jr., Walt Hatfield and Carlton Sumner buy the Young Group and form MHS Legacy Group, the new holding company of IWR. McGrew previously served as president of Nashville Roofing and Sheet Metal, while Sumner was president of Young Distribution Services, both subsidiaries of the Young Group.
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2010's PICT00019 Date: 2015
Worked on Tyson and Shriners Hospital projects in St. Louis.
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2010's IWR LOGO Date: 2017
IWR Building Systems becomes IWR North America, and Todd Staley is appointed president of the company.
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2010's 0105 Date: 2018
Woked on the Gateway Arch grounds.
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2010's Tstaley SBM Date: 2019
Todd Staley named president of MHS. Walter Hatfield appointed as CEO of MHS.
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2010's Keith Meyers Date: 2019
IWR opens new Southwest Division office in Garland, Texas, to be led by General Manager Keith Myers.
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