OUR HISTORY

As a child, Robert Young (1916-1996) felt if he burned the bright colored streamers that were left scattered on the ground after a parade, their blaze would make a colorful fireworks display. What started as a childhood fascination, grew into a hobby and eventually a career and a legacy. In 1949, Bob founded his own company and Young Explosives Corporation has been family owned ever since.

Today Bob’s son, Jim, is President of the company. With over 500 shows a year and 200 employees during our busy season, Jim and his employees have taken Young Explosives to a new level. Although Young Explosives may be larger than Bob ever imagined possible, the importance of a family owned business is something kept close to the heart and something Bob would be forever proud of creating.

FINEST INGREDIENTS

IMPORTED AND USA MADE PRODUCTS

We have an enormous inventory of aerial shells at Young Explosives that allows customers to have a variety of effects in their show. Our shells range from 2″ to 12″ and come in a variety of different colors and styles, as well as specialized shapes such as hearts, stars and smiley faces. Ground effects are a great way to add depth and variety when fired alongside aerial shells and ground effects are perfect for smaller events. We offer hundreds of different types of multi shot effects. Our hand made set pieces are perfect for weddings and birthday parties.

  • Products imported from 5 trusted and reliable manufactures

  • Handmade multi-break shells

  • Premium effects and materials

MADE IN THE USA

Even though today’s marketplace deals heavily with imports, Young Explosives still hand crafts a few thousand fireworks every year. The tradition of building fireworks has been passed down from generation to generation.

DEDICATED STAFF

Without our staff, Young Explosives wouldn’t be what it is today. Our staff is easy to work with, experienced, and dedicated to their profession.

THREE GENERATIONS

Young Explosives Corporation is fortunate enough to have three generations dedicated to the business. Robert Young’s grandsons, Brian and Tim, are following closely in their father and grandfathers footsteps.

SAFETY FIRST

Our facilities are built and utilized to the highest standards. We are consistently training our staff and updating our business to meet industry standards.

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