Roy Joseph O’Neil leaves his employment as a railroad steamfitter and starts his own company.
Business and the company both grow continually. R.J. O’Neil starts doing residential plumbing as well as heating.
WWII made for difficult times for both families and businesses, yet RJ O’ Neil survives and work starts to pick up again after the war.
Times are good, the company grows, and work is plentiful. Business operations pass to the next generation of family leadership.
Relocate headquarters to Union Street in Aurora. Acquisition of first backhoe ends hand digging water services and allows for focus on commercial and industrial piping. Officially incorporates in 1963.
Commercial and industrial work in Aurora continues and operations extend to the nearby Fox Valley area. Founder, Roy Joseph O’Neil, passes away.
Sheet metal division as well as service department added. Business operations pass to a third generation of family leadership.
Water and Wastewater division are born. Plumbing, piping, sheet metal, and service departments continue to grow.