Kaw Valley Company History
Kaw Valley Sand and Gravel, Inc. is initially incorporated by founder Ben Kates
Wrecking is added to the list of the services offered by Kaw Valley.
Joey Kates becomes VP of Kaw Valley Demolition and Excavating
The Great Flood shut down all operations at Kaw Valley. Despite widespread devastation in the area, major efforts went into a quick recovery and Kaw Valley resumed operations just two weeks later.
Kaw Valley Inc. main office relocated to 5600 Kansas Avenue, Kansas city, KS 66109.
Kaw Valley Inc., acquired 56 acres where our Industrial Sand Plant is now located, establishing our 3rd Kaw Valley location.
Founder, Ben Kates retires. Joey Kates becomes CEO and Tim Kates becomes President.