Symmons Industries Inc

With the global economy still reeling from The Great Depression, Paul Symmons takes a tremendous risk and opens his own company in the vacant Chickering Piano Building in Boston. The foundation of Symmons Industries is cast.

Little did he know at the time, but his early machine work with brass and stainless steel would eventually establish him as the innovator of the pressure-balancing shower valve – a time-tested design that remains as the industry benchmark to the current day.