Established in 1937 by J. William Young, Young Pittman Company pioneered the heating and air conditioning industry for the Shoals area. Prior to establishing Young Pittman Company, J. Will Young owned a grocery business in Florence for 18 years. At the age of 16, he opened the first restaurant and motion picture show in Florence. In addition, J. Will Young built several buildings in the downtown Florence area occupied by businesses. William Young (Bill) took over the family business when his father retired and ran the company until his retirement in 1990. Young Pittman Company is family owned and operated.

Young Pittman Company continues the same old fashioned service established in 1937 while providing 21st century technology.