Unemployment was at 3.9%, life expectancy was 67.2 years, a first class stamp cost 3¢, Columbia Records introduces the 33 1/3 LP & the Hells Angels was founded in California. Babe Ruth & Orville Wright died. James Taylor, Bobby Orr and Weatherpanel were born!
Weatherpanel Inc. began in 1948 in a modest building with one delivery truck. Since then, ownership has transferred only two times, both to families living in Western New York. Current ownership began in 1991 and has kept up with industry trends, hired top-knotch professionals in the field and grown the business by leaps and bounds. From a small plot of land, located at the end of Chandler Street in Buffalo, the business now occupies two large warehouses and over 8 acres of property in the same spot it was born. Weatherpanel is now able to stock much more product, have expanded our showrooms, offices and fleet of vehicles in order to serve our customers more efficiently.