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Maplewood in St. Louis County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Sunnen Products Company

1924-Present

 

Maplewood, MO

 
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By Jason Voigt, September 10, 2019
1. Sunnen Products Company Marker
Inscription.  Joe Sunnen and his wife, Cornelia, sold valve tools from their truck with little more than a spirit to succeed. Today, the firm is the world's largest integrated precision bore sizing company and they played a key role in Maplewood's redevelopment.
 
Erected 2010.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the U.S. Route 66 marker series.
 
Location. 38° 36.765′ N, 90° 19.145′ W. Marker is in Maplewood, Missouri, in St. Louis County. Marker is on Manchester Road (State Highway 100), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7356 Manchester Road, Saint Louis MO 63143, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Katz Drug Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Saratoga Lanes (within shouting distance of this marker); 66 Park-In Theater (within shouting distance of this marker); Coral Court (within shouting distance of this marker); Scheidt Hardware (about 300 feet
Sunnen Products Company Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, September 10, 2019
2. Sunnen Products Company Marker
lies between Los Palmas and Great Harvest Bread
away, measured in a direct line); Kalb Electric (about 400 feet away); Citizens National Bank (about 500 feet away); Jay B. Smith Funeral Home (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Maplewood.
 
More about this marker. This marker is part of the City of Maplewood's Route 66 Tribute and Memorial Plaques series. This is one of the tribute sidewalk plaques. Located between Los Palmas Restaurant and Great Harvest Bread shop.
 
Regarding Sunnen Products Company. Sunnen Products Company is, as of September 2019, located at 7910 Manchester Road, outside of Manchester, Missouri.
 
Also see . . .  History of Sunnen (City of Maplewood's website). Some history on the classic Route 66 company that makes its home in Maplewood. (Submitted on September 13, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 15, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 13, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 13, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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