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Timeline

A Proud History in the Making...

1917

Sam M. Lawrence Sr. started S.M. Lawrence Coal Co. As founder, he instilled in the company and its employees a number of excellent attributes; primarily among them was his deep commitment to integrity and honesty.

1942

S.M. Lawrence Co. went into the appliance sales and service business.

1950

S.M. Lawrence Co. went into the HVAC sales and service business.

1952

Became one of the first Carrier dealers in West Tennessee.

1978

Moved its operations from Chester St. to its current location on Preston St.

1980

Started its first official engineering department, supporting the design build department.

1997

Joined forces with 11 other mechanical construction companies as a founding member of Comfort Systems USA.

2003

S.M. Lawrence Co. officially started its own electrical division performing electrical contracts along with our mechanical contracts.

2004

Opened a major HVAC service branch office in Memphis, TN.

2016

Merged with sister company, Dillingham and Smith, out of Nashville, TN.