United Auto Parts is founded, providing automotive components as a warehouse distributor and via direct retail by the Pack and Glazer families;
World War II decreases the available automotive components. Members of the Pack and Glazer families enlist and serve in both the European and Pacific Theater;
Louis Pack, having served as a Naval officer in the Pacific, innovates a way to re-import military surplus as automotive components to meet the demand for automotive components post-WWII;
Allied Materials is founded and begins refurbishing and supplying components to field 2.5 ton military trucks to support the Korean War effort;
Louis Pack reorients Allied Materials to focus on the growing defense contracting and manufacturing needs of the defense department. Allied becomes the prime contractor for the M16A1 weapon forearm. This expansion increases Allied's manufacturing capabilities, and coincides with an expansion into tank component manufacturing, which requires fielding two 10 hour shifts per day.
Allied continues its expansion into government contracting by creating components fielded in the M51 Jeep, automotive components to service the 2.5-ton military transport trucks, and tank components;
Louis Pack retires and begins the drawdown of defense contracting at Allied Materials;
Louis Pack is succeeded by Steve Pack who utilizes the manufacturing excellence and expertise gained by Allied Materials to found Federal Procurement Consultants (FPC);
FPC utilizes the wealth of knowledge gained from Allied's defense contracting to coordinate small manufacturers capabilities to seek out and win defense and federal contracts;
FPC attempts to coordinate contractors to procure the M16 A2 Buttstock contract. Finding no suitable manufacturers Steve Pack reopens the manufacturing capabilities of Allied Materials. Allied Materials is selected and becomes the prime contractor for all M16 A2 buttstocks;
Allied Materials begins the coordination of manufacturing activities seeking out and winning federal contracts for Chembio Protective Systems. Supplying bioprotective units for our nation's fighter jets, and ground troops;
Allied Materials seeks out the opportunity to supply American made textiles to the Veterans Administration, DOD, and GSA. Allied Materials became the first vertically integrated manufacturer of American flags. Allied revitalizes a textile industry in Bogalusa Lousiana acquiring the embroidery capabilities necessary for the manufacturing of American Flags;
Allied Materials acquires Springbok Puzzles from the Hallmark organization, expanding the oldest American made jigsaw puzzle brand. Allied Materials revitalizes aging machinery and reintroduces a much-loved jigsaw puzzle brand to the delight of lifelong puzzle aficionados;
Allied acquires a division of Law Enforcement, Military, First Responder focused picture and certificate frames from a local company during a reorganization. Allied grew this line by coupling its manufacturing capabilities with established channels of distribution;
Allied Materials maintains a diverse footprint in the manufacturing sector by continuing to innovate through technology, strategic partnerships, and community involvement. Allied Materials' foundation is built upon the manufacturing excellence learned over 50 years of service and dedication to this countries highest institutions. It is this foundation that will continue to carry Allied Materials forward for its next 50 years.