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It was 1948 in the small farming community of Rockport, Indiana. Margaret Whiting was on the radio singing her number one hit, “A Tree in the Meadow”, Chevrolet ruled the roads, and a young Forrest Anderson returned from serving in the US Navy during World War II.

Shortly after returning home, Forrest decided to put his hard-earned mechanical skills to work and founded Forrest Anderson Plumbing, Heating, and Air Conditioning, Inc.

When he started the company, he only had four rules for himself:

  • Treat your employees right

  • Treat the customer right

  • Do your best work

  • Do the right thing