1959

  • Founded by Red and Patricia McGuirk with the purchase of Liberty Candy Company
  • The first facility was located at 732 Fifth Avenue in McKeesport, Pa
  • Delivered tobacco and candy to mill gates, bars, and clubs

1965

  • Facility moved to 2524 Walnut Street in McKeesport, Pa
  • Second move to Fifth Avenue in East McKeesport, Pa

1978

  • Liberty Candy Company was incorporated
  • Started coffee service program

1982

  • Facility moved to 920 Irwin Run Road in West Mifflin, Pa

1984

  • Acquired Linco Drug (HBC) Company
  • Built an additional building

1985

  • Grocery division opened

1987

  • Frozen foods and dairy division opened
  • Name changed to Liberty USA, Inc.

1990

  • Expansion of West Mifflin facility

1995

  • Expanded food service offering

1998

  • Delivered out of Pennsylvania for the first time to the state of Ohio

1999

  • Acquired additional facility next door

2002

  • Built new single pick facility
  • All delivery trucks are now multi-temperature

2003

  • Formed Liberty USA Employee Stock Ownership Program (E.S.O.P.)

2005

  • Built new receiving/storage building
  • Acquired parking lot from PJ Dick Corporation
  • New loading & sorting system put into place

2006

  • Liberty USA named 20th “Best Places To Work in Pennsylvania”

2008

  • Liberty USA named 14th “Best Places To Work in Pennsylvania”

  • New logo and tagline adopted

2010

  • Deliver to Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, New York, Maryland and Delaware

2011

  • Built new freezer facility  

2016

  • Acquired by Eby-Brown, LLC
  • Eby-Brown acquires Liberty USA and now owns and operates seven distribution centers, adding Eastern locations to their existing distribution centers throughout the Midwest and Southeast
  • Eby-Brown Company LLC, with more than $5.5 billion in revenue, is the largest family owned, wholesale consumer products distributor in the convenience industry, driving efficiencies and profitability for more than 125 years through its industry leading programs, technology and variety of product and food service solutions. 
  • Eby-Brown is proud to have Liberty USA as part of their family of focused professionals committed to deliver superior customer service and solutions to the markets they serve.