History

ADVANCE – EARLY YEARS

John Krummell Sr | Founder

’04 Ribbon Cutting | Cedartown Plant

Today:  Matt, Chris and John Krummell

Advance was founded in 1958 in Compton, California and has been a family-owned warehouse storage company ever since.

1958

Advance Equipment Co. started.

1965

First plant in Compton.

1975

Hoover Street Plant opened. Electronic work bench line created.

1982

Hoover expanded to 50,000 SF.

1985

Work bench business sold. Hoover St. closed. Advance Storage Products started.

1989

First 2 Deep pushback job sold to Ralphs Grocery (10,000 lanes, $2.6M).

1992

Boeing Project ($8M high bay system).

1992

LoPro pushback line introduced and patented.

1996

Rockmart pushback plant opened (20,000 SF).

1998

Rockmart plant at capacity.

2004

Cedartown plant opened, pallet rack line introduced (100,000 SF).

2006

Cedartown plant at capacity.

2014

Salt Lake City plant opened (65,000 SF).

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