A ‘CASH COW’ IDEA

Mimi Cartee

In 1925, Myron’s son Burton pushed his dad to consider selling more dairy products. When met with resistance, Burton hit the road and soon proved what a ‘cash cow’ dairy plant equipment could be! By … Read More

SELLING SANITARY EQUIPMENT

Mimi Cartee

In the 1920s, M.G. Newell continued providing farm implements and Harley Davidson parts in addition to moving into the sanitary processing industry. We sold cream separators, pumps, and sanitary process equipment with customers in NC, … Read More

MYRON COMES BACK & ADDS PARTNERS

Mimi Cartee

Four years later in 1908, Myron G. Newell returned to Greensboro, purchased the business back, and incorporated the company.   Newell named his mentor, R.G. Campbell, President while he assumed the role of Secretary and … Read More

MYRON SELLS THE BUSINESS

Mimi Cartee

By the late 1800’s M.G. Newell & Company moved to Elm Street, right in the middle of a very boisterous downtown Greensboro. At the turn of the century, Newell developed claustrophobia and his health dwindled … Read More

FROM GROCERY TO FARM GOODS

Mimi Cartee

In 1885, Myron Gilbert Newell opened his first business in Greensboro, NC: The South Side Grocery Store. As a local business, the store was very successful selling meats, dry goods, and notions but Newell wanted … Read More