Family runs deeper than the people sitting across from one another at the dinner table.
Our 72,000-sq.-ft. North Carolina facility is home to some of the best in the business. We are people that care deeply about the quality of products we offer and are invested in ensuring water is sustainable for generations to come.
1962: James (Jim) B. Myers Jr. Founds JMS
Equipped with a vision, and studying engineering at Virginia Tech in one of the first GI Bill classes after World War II, James B. Myers Jr., known as Jim, starts designing and selling steel components from his home to serve the needs of the municipal water and wastewater treatment industries in the Carolinas.
1964: Jim Myers III Joins JMS
Jim Myers III joins his father in the business, but soon leaves Charlotte to attend NC State University. After receiving an engineering degree, Jim joined the US Army serving as a nuclear weapons officer attaining the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.
1966: Jim Myers & Sons, Inc. Becomes Incorporated
Jim Myers & Sons is incorporated in the state of North Carolina and moves to their first sales and engineering facility on Templeton Avenue.
1970: Dave Myers Joins JMS
The next move to a larger location on Crump Road gives adequate space to help expand sales and engineering to keep up with rising demand. Young Dave Myers joins the team as part-time labor.
1975: JMS Moves to Larger Facility (Hebron St)
1976: JMS Expands Line of Products
JMS expands internal sales, engineering and manufacturing capabilities and also represents US Filter, Perrin, and Tenco-Hydro equipment.
1982: JMS First International Sale
JMS first international sale of Belt Conveyor in Cairo, Egypt.
1988: JMS Expands Facility (Hebron St)
1988: Jim Myers III Becomes President of JMS
Jim Myers III takes the reins as President of the company, and guides it through a period of significant growth.
1995: Jim Myers Jr. Passes Away
1997: JMS First Asian Sale
JMS achieves first Asian sales with a clarifier sold to Quaker Oats in China.
2003: JMS First European Sale
2007: Dave Myers Becomes President of JMS
2008: JMS Moves to Larger Facility (Nations Ford Rd.)
To accommodate business growth, a larger 42,000 ft2 building on Nations Ford Road, where an additional 1000 ft2 of office space is soon added.
2008: JMS Adds Plate Settlers to Product Line
JMS purchases the Zimpro Inclined Plate Settlers business and installs their first system a year later in Oak Creek, WI. To further expand the product line, the Low Profile Cascade Aerator business is purchased from Smallberry Manufacturing.
2009: JMS Issued Patent TFCA
JMS patent issued for Plate Settler Top Flow Control Angle.
2012: JMS celebrates their 50th anniversary
JMS patent issued for Plate Settler Top Flow Control Angle.
2013: JMS Patent Eco-AIR
2013: JMS Largest Project to Date
2014: Largest JMS Flocculator Project
2015: JMS Has Developed into a Significant Industry Supplier
Everyday over Five Billion Gallons of water flow through JMS equipment all across North America. To accommodate the 48 employees and future growth, the facility moves to a new 72,000 ft2 building at 5120 Westinghouse Boulevard.
2016: JMS is Going Strong
This year is marked by the introduction of JMS product branding and new sludge removal equipment. JMS continues to prosper under Dave Myers leadership.
2017: Sam Myers Joins JMS
2019: Largest Plate Settler Project in the World
2020: State of the Art Plate Settler Production Line
2021: Relaunch of JMS Core Products
“Creating an environment where dreamers and doers collaborate is no small task.
Lucky for us, we don’t think small.”
– Dave Myers
Treatment equipment and systems manufacturer celebrates 60 years of service to water and wastewater industry CHARLOTTE, N.C. (January 25, 2023) – Continuing its commitment to invest in the best and brightest team members, Jim Myers & Sons, Inc. (JMS), a leading...
Treatment equipment and systems manufacturer celebrates 60 years of service to water and wastewater industry CHARLOTTE, N.C. (March 1, 2022) – Committed to making a difference for future generations, Jim Myers & Sons, Inc. (JMS), a leading designer and...
March 23, 2020 To our Customers, Vendors, Reps and Friends - JMS is committed to ensuring the health and safety of our employees, their families, and all others in our JMS community. Our focus is to ensure that we continue to meet our customer and community needs and...
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