At the dawn of the twentieth century, Fred Weber, Sr. bought his first piece of mechanized equipment: a solid-tire, 5-ton dumpster truck. Combining talented people and the right tools, his company began to grow.
After the death of his father, Fred Weber, Jr. faced tough trials and competition in order to expand the company. He constantly pushed the company to be the best in all our endeavors, keeping one of his goals always in mind: “Get the mostest with the leastest.”
Starting with the quarrying operations, then developing the asphalt and sand operations and others, Fred, Jr. pushed each area to make it the best producer with the lowest possible cost. He was also responsible for making materials a major part of the company.
In 1986 John decided it was in the best interest of his family to sell the assets of the company. Prior to the sale, a management group came together to propose a sale of the company to the employees instead of an outside entity. As a result, an ESOP and…