A Family Tradition of moving service excellence in Chicagoland since 1926 spanning 4 generations – Our History
1926 – William Meyers starts a business delivering ice and coal to homes in the Elmhurst, IL area. With times changing and technology advancing the business grows to become Wm. Meyers Movers, a household goods moving company.
1945 – William hires an enterprising young man named Bill Miller. A year later, Bill falls in love with and marries Mr. Meyers’ daughter, Lois.
1957 – Lois & Bill Miller take over ownership from William and the second generation of Meyers Movers is under way.
1974 – Kenneth Miller, the son of Bill and Lois, makes the choice after graduating from Northern Illinois University to work in the family business. Together with his wife Linda, they become third generation owners of Meyers Movers.
1984 – Meyers Movers joins Arpin Van Lines and quickly becomes a top agent in the country. Also, in 1984, Ken Miller is elected to the Illinois Movers and Warehousemen’s Association serving as President from 1991-1993. Ken continues to this day to be on the Board of Directors.
1987 – The company leaves the family home in Elmhurst, which had been its headquarters since 1926, and moves to a 30,000 square foot office and storage facility in Itasca, IL.
1989 – Ken takes the principals that Wm Meyers Movers was built on to Halas Hall, and meets with the NFL’s Chicago Bears. Ken proved that Wm Meyers Movers could provide top notch service and earned the storied franchise as a client. Over the next few years, the relationship between the two organizations, both known for hard work and commitment to success, became exclusive and for 34 years Wm Meyers Movers provides moving and storage services for the Chicago Bears.
2000 – Amy Miller, the daughter of Linda and Ken graduates from Johnson & Wales University and becomes the 4th generation to work for the family business. Amy works every role in the company from household goods packer to warehouse operations and was promoted to General Manager in 2021. Amy hopes to take ownership of Wm. Meyers Movers in the future.
2016 – The 90th anniversary of Wm. Meyers Movers is celebrated.
2020 –Wm. Meyers Movers becomes an agent for Wheaton World Wide Moving where we have earned Agent of the Month in October 2020 and November 2021.
In Your Community and Around the World
Today, Meyers successfully serves Northeastern Illinois and the local community’s residential and commercial relocation needs. We are a family owned and operated business with strong local community ties. Over the years we have moved thousands of your neighbors, and now the majority of our work comes from returning customers and customer referrals.
As a local area agent for Wheaton World Wide, , Meyers Movers is a community –based service provider with far reaching and vast resources from one of the nation’s premier nationwide and global moving service providers.
WM Meyers Movers INC; Award winning Chicago movers providing full service moving & storage services for over 90 years.