Tilcon Connecticut is an award-winning, leading supplier of quality crushed stone, hot mix asphalt and ready mix concrete. They also provide heavy and highway construction and paving services for state/local road, bridge and highway projects. In addition, they have a barge transportation division that delivers stone.
“It all started with one steam shovel...”
Italian immigrant Angelo Tomasso, Sr. established Angelo Tomasso Inc. construction company and began by building roads and sewer projects.
Paved the majority of roads in New Britain, erected the company’s first hot mix asphalt plan and acquired a quarry.
After Tomasso died in 1952, his son Angelo Tomasso, Jr. became president and CEO. Continued growth, expansion and acquisitions of asphalt plants, concrete plants and quarries in Connecticut.
1972 Ashland Resources Company (a division of Ashland Oil Inc.) purchases Angelo Tomasso Inc. with management still being run by the Tomasso family.
1979 International ownership – Thomas Tilling Ltd. (UK) acquired Ashland Oil’s northeast regional construction group, making Angelo Tomasso Inc. a division of Tilling subsidiary Tilcon Inc.
1984 Company acquisition by British Tire and Rubber Co.
1990 Tilcon Tomasso’s name changed to Tilcon-Connecticut, and Angelo Tomasso, Jr., was appointed chairman of Tilcon Inc.
1996 CRH Group plc.-purchases Tilcon.
2001 Angelo Tomasso, Jr., retired as Tilcon Inc.’s chairman. President and CEO Joseph Abate, and his nephew, Carmine Abate, became president and CEO of Tilcon-Connecticut.
2000s Tilcon recognized by the industry with numerous awards, including a Quality in Construction, Commitment to Environmental Excellence and Showplace Award.
2005 Carmine Abate named president of Tilcon Connecticut.
2006-present Continued growth and market leadership in the northeastern United States
Heavy & Highway Construction
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P.O. Box 1357
642 Black Rock Ave.
New Britain, CT 06050
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