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1890's A legacy begins Date:1895
Young Roofing is founded by Christian Young in 1895 based on his philosophy to "provide a quality roof for every customer."
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1900's Timeline 1900's World's Fair - St. Louis Date:1904
St. Louis hosts the World's Fair, sparking a construction boom that lasts until World War I.
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With a vision and a plan, William Young takes over the company from his late father in hopes of carrying on his legacy.
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1920's Barnes Jewish Hospital Date:1925-1927
The company ingrained itself with the healthcare industry in St. Louis working with Jewish Hospital, St. Luke's Hospital and St. Anthony's Hospital.
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1920's Timeline 1920's Timeline 1920's Timeline 1920's Timeline Timeline The Great Depression 1930's Young Sales Corporation Date:1937
The C. Young Roofing Company is incorporated and becomes known as the Young Sales Corporation. To meet market demand, new locations were opened in Nashville, TN and Louisville, KY.

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1930's Anheuser-Busch 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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A relationship is formed with Coca-Cola when Young Sales Corp. performs repairs on a varity of their bottling plants in the Midwest.
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Company growth continues with three new branches opening in Nashville, Tenn., Borger, Texas and Odessa, Texas, to handle industrial insulation.
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1940's Wood River Refinery Date: 1942
The company works on the Wood River Refinery, an oil refinery located in Roxana, Ill., originally built by Shell Oil Company.
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1940's Nestle Chocolate Date: 1943
Provided roof repairs to Nestle's Milk Products' main building in Granite City, Ill.
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1940's American Red Cross 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 Corrugated Siding By Young Date: 1945
In the mid-1940's a division was established to install corrugated siding and roof panels. This division would lay the foundation for the industrial siding division decades later.
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1940's Chevrolet factory Date: 1946
Young Sales Corporation begins work on the Chevrolet Plant in Missouri, a General Motors automobile factory that built trucks and passenger vehicles.
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The Young family inherits a custom fabrication company, from William Young's father-in-law and later named St. Louis Blow Pipe. The company would become a national leader in fabrication of metal parts and products across several industries.
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1940's Sportsman Park Date: 1948
Young Sales Corp. lays down new asphalt at Sportsman's Park, home of the St. Louis Cardinals and Browns baseball franchises.
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1950's Monsanto Chemical Date: 1951-1960
Working on various projects for Monsanto Chemical Company in Illinois, Louisiana and Missouri contributes to the expansion of Young Sales Corporation's national footprint.
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1950's Timeline 1950's Timeline 1950's Timeline Buster Brown shoes Timeline Sealtest Milk ice-cream Timeline 1950's roofing contractor Date: 1959
Continuing its expansion in 1959, Young Sales Corporation purchased an insulation and roofing contractor which would grow into an industry leading insulation contractor with multiple branch locations
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Young Sales Corporation assists in repairing multiple Peabody Coal Company locations in Indiana and Illinois, now the largest private sector coal company in the world.
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1980's McDonnell Douglas Date: 1987-1989
Worked with McDonnell Douglas, a major American aerospace manufacturing corporation and defense contractor that was based in St. Louis. McDonnell Douglas was acquired by Boeing in 1996.
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The Young Distribution Services division is established; a full-line insulation distributor headquartered in Memphis, TN Timeline
1990's centennial anniversary Date: 1995
The company celebrates the centennial anniversary of Young Roofing.
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1990's Date: 1998
Company management, led by company President Todd McCane purchased Young Sales from the Young Family and renamed to The Young Group, Ltd.
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2000's Industrial Wall & Roof (IWR) Date: 2000
Industrial Products becomes Industrial Walls & Roofs (IWR) Building Systems.
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2000's pensacola nas Date: 2004-2005
In the wake of Hurricane Ivan & Katrina, multiple divisions of The Young Group responded to the "Pensacola Naval Air Station" Pensacola NAS, a strategic base for our country's air defenses and also the home of the "Blue Angels".
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2000's Walter Hatfield - President Date:2005
Walter Hatfield promoted to president of the Young Group.
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2000's Oak Creek project Date: 2008
IWR lands a $38M contract for the Oak Creek power plant project in Milwaukee, Wisc., at the time the largest contract value in IWR's history.
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2000's Mhs legacy Group 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.
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Worked on Tyson and Shriners Hospital projects in St. Louis.
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IWR Building Systems becomes IWR North America, and Todd Staley is appointed president of the company.
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2010's St. Louis Visitor Center Date: 2018
IWR completes work on the $380 million renovation of the iconic Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Arch Visitor Center.
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2010's Keith Meyers Date: 2019
I IWR opens Southwest Office in Garland, Texas, led by General Manager Keith Myers.
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2020's Iwr Date: 2020
125 years of quality, safety and family.
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2020's Iwr Date: 2020
125 years of quality, safety and family.
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2020's Iwr Date: 2020
125 years of quality, safety and family.
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1890's A legacy begins Date:1895
Young Roofing is founded by Christian Young in 1895 based on his philosophy to "provide a quality roof for every customer."
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1900's Next 1900's World's Fair - St. Louis Date:1904
St. Louis hosts the World's Fair, sparking a construction boom that lasts until World War I.
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1900's Next 1910's Passing the torch Date:1919
With a vision and a plan, William Young takes over the company from his late father in hopes of carrying on his legacy.
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1920's Barnes Jewish Hospital Date:1925-1927
Through multiple healthcare projects, Young Roofing integrates itself within the healthcare industry of St. Louis.
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1920's Next 1920's Next 1920's Next 1920's Next The Great Depression Next 1930's Young Sales Corporation Date:1937
The C. Young Roofing Company is incorporated and becomes known as the Young Sales Corporation. To meet market demand, new locations were opened in Nashville, TN and Louisville, KY.
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1930's Anheuser-Busch Date: 1937
Young Sales Coporation begins working alongside Anheuser-Busch, which will cultivate a relationship that spans decades.
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Anheuser-Busch Next 1930's Next 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 Next 1930's Greetings from Nashville Date: 1939
Company growth continues with three new branches opening in Nashville, Tenn., Borger, Texas and Odessa, Texas, to handle industrial insulation.
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1940's Next 1940's Wood River Refinery Date: 1942
The company works on the Wood River Refinery, an oil refinery located in Roxana, Ill., originally built by Shell Oil Company.
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1940's Next 1940's Next 1940's Next 1940's Nestle Chocolate Date: 1943
Provided roof repairs to Nestle's Milk Products' main building in Granite City, Ill.
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1940's American Red Cross Date: 1944
Roof repairs are made to the Red Cross location near Young Headquarters.
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1940's Corrufated sliding by young Date: 1945
Another company division was established to install corrugated asbestos siding and roof panels.
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1940's automobile factory Date: 1946
Young Sales Corporation begins work on the Chevrolet Plant in Missouri, a General Motors automobile factory that built trucks and passenger vehicles.
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1940's Next 1940's ST. louis Blow Pipe Date: 1947
The Young family inherits the Skinner Heating and Blow Pipe Company from William Young's father-in-law and later names it St. Louis Blow Pipe.
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1940's Sportsman Park Date: 1948
Young Sales Corp. lays down new asphalt at Sportsman's Park, home of the St. Louis Cardinals and Browns baseball franchises.
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1940's Sportsman Park Date: 1948
Young Sales Corp. lays down new asphalt at Sportsman's Park, home of the St. Louis Cardinals and Browns baseball franchises.
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1950's Monsanto Chemical Date: 1951-1960
Working on various projects for Monsanto Chemical Company in Illinois, Louisiana and Missouri contributes to the expansion of Young Sales Corporation's national footprint.
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1950's Monsanto Chemical Date: 1951-1960
Working on various projects for Monsanto Chemical Company in Illinois, Louisiana and Missouri contributes to the expansion of Young Sales Corporation's national footprint.
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1950's Next 1950's Next buster brown shoes Next Sealtest Milk ice-cream Next 1950's ISS Date: 1959
Young Sales Corporation continues to grow with the purchase of Insulating and Materials Company, an insulation and roofing contractor in St. Louis.
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1970's Next 1980's Peabody Coal Company Date: 1987-1989
Young Sales Corporation assists in repairing multiple Peabody Coal Company locations in Indiana and Illinois, now the largest private sector coal company in the world.
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1980's McDonnell Douglas Date: 1987-1989
McDonnell Douglas, a major American aerospace manufacturing corporation, now known as Boeing, uses Young Sales Corporation's services on multiple projects.
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1980's Next 1990's Next 1990's Next 1990's Young Distribution Services Date: 1992
The Young Distribution Services division is established and headquartered in Memphis, Tenn.
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1990's centennial anniversary Date: 1995
The company celebrates the centennial anniversary of Young Roofing.
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1990's Date: 1998
The company was restructured from Young Sales Corporation to the Young Group.
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2000's Industrial Wall & Roof (IWR) Date: 2000
Industrial Products becomes Industrial Walls & Roofs (IWR) Building Systems; Keith Myers hired as General Manager.
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2000's pensacola nas Date: 2004-2005
In the wake of Hurricane Ivan & Katrina, multiple divisions of The Young Group responded to the "Pensacola Naval Air Station" Pensacola NAS, a strategic base for our country's air defenses and also the home of the "Blue Angels".
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2000's Walter Hatfield Date:2005
Walter Hatfield promoted to president of the Young Group.
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2000's Oak Creek project 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 Mhd legacy Group 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.
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2000's Next 2000's Next 2000's Next 2000's Next 2010's Tyson Headquarters Date: 2015
Worked on Tyson and Shriners Hospital projects in St. Louis.
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2010's Next 2010's IWR North America Date: 2017
IWR Building Systems becomes IWR North America, and Todd Staley is appointed president of the company.
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2010's St. Louis Visitor Center Date: 2018
IWR completes work on the $380 million renovation of the iconic Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Arch Visitor Center.
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2010's Todd Staley Date: 2019
Todd Staley is named president of MHS, and Walter Hatfield is appointed as CEO.
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2010's Keith Meyers Date: 2019
I IWR opens Southwest Office in Garland, Texas, led by General Manager Keith Myers.
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2020's Iwr Date: 2020
125 years of quality, safety and family.
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2020's Iwr Date: 2020
125 years of quality, safety and family.
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2020's Iwr Date: 2020
125 years of quality, safety and family.
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1890's A legacy begins Date:1895
Young Roofing is founded by Christian Young in 1895 based on his philosophy to "provide a quality roof for every customer."
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