First, a few things that happened in 1951:
Congress passed 22nd Amendment, limiting a President to two terms
The Rosenbergs convicted of passing U.S. nuclear secrets to the Soviet Union
General Douglas MacArthur relieved of command in Korea
Joe DiMaggio announced retirement after the Yankees beat the NY Giants in the World Series
Notable movies included The African Queen and A Streetcar Named Desire. I Love Lucy began its TV run.
1951 was also the beginning of a business celebrating an anniversary this year. Shelby Materials is in its 70th year of operation.
Vice President of Operations and Sales Matt Haehl.
Haehl says it’s wonderful to be a part of a successful, growing company.
70 years is something to celebrate. Haehl hopes they get that chance with Covid still having its impact.
In 1997, the business was renamed Shelby Materials, from Shelby Gravel, Inc., in order to showcase the vast variety of concrete, aggregates and custom blends offered.