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W.R. Meadows began in 1926 as a supplier of asphalt and wood fiber expansion joints.
June 1, 2016
In 1926, a young entrepreneur in Elgin, Ill., understood how important transportation would be to future development in the U.S. W.R. “Bob” Meadows realized that seasonal conditions wreaked havoc on the expansion and contraction of concrete, and he saw an opportunity to control these forces by developing asphalt and wood fiber expansion joints.
Sustainability initiatives are becoming an expectation across all industries, especially construction. In fact, homebuilders report that, by 2020, more than 60% of their projects will incorporate green building materials.