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Ben and Fred Suffian founded Atlas Plumbing Supply in 1937 in St. Louis, Missouri with $5,000 of borrowed money. A testament to their smart investment, the company is celebrating 85 years of business this year.

Atlas Supply moved into its present 95,000-square-foot facility in St. Louis, Missouri in 1979. Today, Joel Suffian (l-r), Leigh Suffian and Brent Suffian lead the company.

Fred’s son Mike joined the company in 1959 and Atlas Supply procured the Ruud Water Heater line in 1960. In 1962, Fred’s son Bob joined his father and brother. The company became an American Standard wholesaler in 1965…