Building our communities
We proudly look back over the accomplishments of Tilcon and forward with the confidence that the company we have seen grow and develop is still based upon the traditions of the past: environment, community, quality, experience, and a solid reputation for getting the job done well.
We hold the future with equal importance and with the pride of knowing that years from now, future generations will walk these same paths and know that their mothers and fathers had a hand in building a safe and accessible world for them to enjoy.
In the last several decades Tilcon Connecticut has seen several acquisitions and mergers:
North Haven Asphalt Company, Tomasso of North Haven, Inc. founded
Sherman Sand and Stone Co. (New Britain), Sherman-Tomasso Concrete Inc. founded
Arborio & Sons (Farmington), and the formation of a new entity known as Arborio Tomasso, Inc.
Construction of new concrete plant in Middletown, CT
Purchase of Helming Brothers in Bristol, CT
Ashland Oil Resources Company purchased New Haven Trap Rock
Construction of the Portland, CT Asphalt Plant
Ashland Oil Resources Company purchased Angelo Tomasso Inc. to become NHTR Tomasso
Purchased the Hamden, CT asphalt plant from Blakeslee Company
Thomas Tilling Ltd. Purchased Ashland Oil in the North East.
Tomasso became known as Tilcon Tomasso, a division of Tilcon Warren, Inc.
Sold to British Tire and Rubber Co.
Tilcon Tomasso became known as Tilcon Connecticut
Sold to CRH of Dublin, Ireland
– a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange (ticker symbol CRH) – BALF Company in Newington was already owned by CRH in the nineties