Louis and Meyer Myers form a partnership beginning Myers Tire Supply, the origin of Myers Industries, Inc. The first store opens at 1500 South Main Street, in Akron, Ohio.
The first Myers Tire Supply catalog is published, introducing the slogan, "Everything for the Tire Dealer."
The partner’s younger brother, Isidore Myers, joins the Company.
Manufacturing of plastic and rubber products begins with the founding of Akro-Mils and Patch Rubber Company in Akron, Ohio.
Myers Tire Supply opens first international warehouse in Ontario, Canada.
Myers Tire Supply opens first domestic branch in Detroit, Michigan.
Myers Tire Supply experiences post-war growth for tire repair and retreading; the business incorporates and expands.
Myers Tire Supply opens branches in Memphis, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Syracuse and Richmond.
Patch Rubber Company begins manufacturing chemically vulcanized tire repair products.
Myers Tire Supply opens branches in Cleveland, Chicago, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Kansas City, San Francisco, Charlotte and Houston.
Company is renamed Myers Industries, Inc.
Corporate offices and Myers Tire Supply’s central warehouse are built in Akron at 1293 South Main Street.
The Company builds its first new manufacturing plant in Akron to make Akro-Mils plastic and metal products.
Louis S. Myers, one of the original founding brothers / partners of Myers Tire Supply, is named president and CEO of Myers Industries, Inc.
Myers Tire Supply opens branches in Salt Lake City, Portland, Denver, Boston, York, Miami, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York City, Dallas, St. Louis, San Antonio and Phoenix.
Initial public stock offering over-subscribes the first day.
Second public stock offering is issued.
Radial tire repair products are introduced from Patch Rubber Company.
The Company introduces AkroBin® storage and organization containers from Akro-Mils.
Plastic molding capabilities expand with the purchase of a second Ohio plant for Akro-Mils.
Myers consolidates rubber manufacturing operations in North Carolina with its Patch Rubber Company brand.
Myers Tire Supply opens branches in Tampa, Seattle, San Diego, New Orleans, Oklahoma City, Birmingham, Des Moines, Indianapolis, Las Vegas and Philadelphia.
Myers celebrates its 50th year in business with 700 employees, 5 manufacturing plants, 32 domestic branches and 15 international affiliates.
Myers Industries, Inc. is listed on the American Stock Exchange - symbol MYE.
The Company introduces molded plastic tool boxes to consumer and industrial markets, produced by Akro-Mils.
Stephen E. Myers, son of Louis Myers, is named Chief Executive Officer of Myers Industries.
Myers enters the lawn and garden market with PlasTerra™ flower planters, produced by Akro-Mils.
Myers acquires Buckhorn Inc., manufacturer of reusable plastic containers, pallets and molded rubber products. Manufacturing becomes the dominant segment. Businesses split into Buckhorn and Buckhorn Rubber Products.
Myers Industries named to Forbes 200 "Best Small Companies" list.
Myers Tire Supply opens branches in Milwaukee, Nashville, El Paso, Albuquerque and Little Rock. Acquisition of Miami Retreaders Supply, Long Island Tire and Northwest Tire brings the branch total to 42.
Myers introduces its largest molded plastic product to date, a 2,500 lb. capacity collapsible bulk container from Buckhorn.
Forbes again names Myers Industries to its 200 "Best Small Companies" list.
Third public stock offering is issued.
Myers acquires Ameri-Kart Corporation, a rotational molding and thermoforming company, which focuses on the recreational vehicle, marine and custom industries.
Structural foam plastic molding plant opens in Bluffton, Indiana, strengthening Buckhorn's capabilities to produce large bulk containers and pallets.
Myers acquires Molded Solutions, a rubber OEM parts manufacturer, which is added to the Buckhorn Rubber brand to strengthen capabilities for producing components for heavy trucks and other large vehicles.
Myers Industries opens the L.S. Myers Training Center in Akron, Ohio for internal sales seminars and training programs.
Myers acquires Danish company, raaco International, with products similar to its Akro-Mils brand storage and organization products. This is Myers' first major international expansion.
Ameri-Kart acquires rotational-molder Sherwood Plastics.
Myers acquires Kadon Corporation, a producer of structural foam containers, adding to the Buckhorn brand.
Myers purchases majority interest in Myers El Salvador, expanding the Myers Tire Supply's business presence in Central America.
Myers acquires Allibert Équipement in France and Allibert Contico in the United States, both producers of reusable plastic containers and pallets. This strengthens the Company’s position in material handling products under the Buckhorn brand.
Myers acquires Dillen Products, a leading manufacturer of plastic flower containers, making Myers a sizeable supplier to growers in the professional nursery and greenhouse industries.
Acquisition of Listo Products expands Myers' consumer flowerpot offering with decorative resin indoor planters.
Myers acquires RB Manufacturing/Dura Products, a manufacturer of metal material handling carts for industrial and commercial markets. RB is folded into the Akro-Mils product line.
Best Plastics, a manufacturer of rotational-molded tanks and vacuum-formed parts for OEMs, is acquired and added to the Ameri-Kart brand.
The purchase of Nevada manufacturing facility expands production for plastic planters.
Sales exceed $600 million.
On May 1, 2001, Myers Industries, Inc. is listed on the New York Stock Exchange – symbol MYE.
Myers acquires Michigan Rubber Products, Inc. and WEK Industries, Inc., leading suppliers of molded rubber and plastic products to the automotive market.
Myers acquires Productivity California, Inc. (Pro Cal), a leading manufacturer of nursery containers for the professional grower.
John C. Orr is appointed President & Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Stephen Myers following his retirement.
Sales exceed $900 million.
Myers reorganizes its portfolio of companies into five business segments: Distribution, Material Handling, European Material Handling, Lawn & Garden and Automotive & Custom.
Myers divests the European Material Handling segment as a catalyst to reinvest in its remaining four business segments and 13 brands.
Acquisition of ITML Horticulture Products extends Myers leadership position in the containers marketplace for growers. ITML is added to Myers' Lawn & Garden segment.
Myers acquires strategic assets from Schoeller Arca Systems North America, including molds and equipment for intermediate bulk container (IBC) lines. Products are added to the Buckhorn brand in the Material Handling segment.
Myers Celebrates 75 Years in business.
Myers sells Buckhorn Rubber Products and Michigan Rubber Products to lessen exposure to volatile original equipment auto and truck markets.
Myers acquires remaining 50% of AmeriKan, a joint venture in nursery container manufacturing (part of the original ITML purchase in 2007).
Ameri-Kart acquires patented Enviro-Fill™ overfill prevention system (OPS) and fuel vapor capture system for the marine market, which helps to meet the refueling and emission requirements of the EPA.
The Lawn & Garden Group expands co-extruded pot technology with new Pro-Ex printable containers in order to create cost-effective, vibrant retail displays.
Akro-Mils introduces the next generation of plastic storage bins – the bi-colored Indicator Bin, which provides a visual reference for refilling on assembly lines or supply rooms.
Buckhorn acquires tooling and design assets for the reusable plastic Cheese Box, a new product designed to replace wooden crates as a hygienic solution for processing and transporting bulk cheese.
Myers Tire Supply TPMS sens.it sensors replace tire pressure sensors with three styles, programmable via a web-based interface during tire service.
WEK Industries begins manufacturing PolyFloat Dock Floats, which are blow molded and filled with foam beads, then used to create docks at marinas, boatyards and more.
Myers Industries is named one of America’s 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in a survey by Forbes, an honor based on sound management, financial reporting practices and strong corporate governance.
Myers acquires Plasticos Novel S.A. (Novel), a leading manufacturer of reusable plastic crates and totes used for shipping in the beverage, food, and agriculture markets, expanding our material handling presence in Brazil.
Myers acquires Jamco Products, a leading designer and manufacturer of heavy-duty industrial steel carts and safety cabinets used across many markets, complementing our Akro-Mils business and creating a growth platform for “storage and safety products.”
For the second year in a row, Myers Industries, Inc. has been named one of America’s 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in an annual survey commissioned by Forbes.
Myers Tire Supply International, Inc. enters into a joint venture with the India-based TVS Automobile Solutions Ltd. (ASL) to distribute tools, supplies, and equipment into the fast-growing Indian automotive aftermarket. The name of this venture is Myers Tyre Supply India Limited, Inc.
Myers acquires Scepter, an industry-leading manufacturer of portable marine fuel containers, portable fuel and water containers and accessories, ammunition containers, storage totes and environmental bins. This expansion aligns strategically with our Material Handling segment.
Myers realigns its portfolio of companies into two business segments: Material Handling and Distribution. In the process, WEK Industries is divested to lessen exposure to the volatile original equipment auto and truck markets and the Lawn & Garden Segment is moved to discontinued operations.
Myers Industries completes the sale of its Lawn & Garden business to an entity controlled by Wingate Partners V, L.P., a Dallas, TX based private equity firm.
R. David Banyard is appointed President & Chief Executive Officer, succeeding John Orr following his retirement