In 1947, the company was established by Aileen Quirk, with her three sons Paul, Bill and Maurice. In 1952, Aileen Quirk & Sons, Inc. bought land from the Burlington Northern Railroad and built our present plant in North Kansas City, Missouri. Aileen remained active in the company until her death at age 81. Aileen's Grandson Larry Quirk took over in 1988 and ran the business until his death. The company is currently owned and operated by Aileen's Great Grandson Kelly Quirk. Tanner Quirk, 5th Generation to the company, has recently joined the business full time.