1952

Glenn O. Hawbaker and his wife Thelma founded a small excavation company acquiring equipment from Glenn’s brother Alvin a local developer.  They contracted with local State College builders and developers in a growing community.

 

 

As the decade progressed the company took on larger projects including excavation for some of the larger apartment complexes in State College.  The company played a major role in the development of the Park Forest residential community in State College an early example of planned residential communities.


1965

The Glenn O. Hawbaker, Inc. company was officially incorporated in the state of Pennsylvania.


1966

Glenn’s son, Daniel R. Hawbaker joined the company after serving in the military and completing his education at the University of Maryland.


1966

The first asphalt facility was begun in Mill Hall, Pennsylvania adding a new facet to the company’s capability.  By this time the company was large enough that it was successfully handling larger construction projects and winning business from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.


1972

The company won a major development contract to participate in the development of the Toftrees hotel complex and residential community in State College launching further growth.


1974

The Pleasant Gap asphalt plant was added to the company through the acquisition of Centre Asphalt expanding the paving products business as the company became larger and more integrated. This was the company’s first Penn DOT approved asphalt plant. Through the 1970’s the company acquired and expanded its fleet of construction equipment to be able to take on larger scale projects while maintaining its core businesses.


1978

Daniel Hawbaker takes over the Presidency of the company from his father who “retires” to manage his many interests and continue in an advisory role to the company.


1983

An aggregate processing plant is built in Pleasant Gap, PA adding another dimension of integration to the company further expanding its products and capabilities.


1988

Daniel and his brothers Alan and Glenn Jr. purchased the quarrying operations of Marblehead Lime Company of Pleasant Gap, PA forming Centre Lime & Stone adding substantially to the aggregate reserves available to GOH.


 1989

The Dubois regional operations were established expanding regional management as well as asphalt production capability.


1990

Bridge construction operations begin as a new element in the company’s ability to provide services for its customers, Penn DOT, counties and municipalities.  Bridge building and rehabilitation has continued steadily through the years.


1990

Pleasant Gap aggregate operations exceeds 1,000,000 tons of production for the first time.


1992

The first annual Charity Golf Outing took place.  As of 2012 the total donations to beneficiaries is approaching $1,000,000.


1992

Highway milling operations take place for the first time.


1994

Asphalt and quarrying operations we opened in Turtlepoint, PA. further expanding regional management to the north-central region of Pennsylvania.


1995

Quarrying operations begin in Milroy, PA later to be accompanied by an asphalt production facility in the same location.


1997

GOH added the quarry and processing facility in Sandy Ridge, Clearfield County, PA. diversifying and expanding aggregate products.


1997

The first $10 million project is completed on the State Route 26 bypass, later to be designated I-99.


1998

GOH acquired the assets of George E. Logue, Inc. of Williamsport, PA and established another regional operations center in Montoursville, PA to serve the eastern region of Pennsylvania extending into New York with the opening of quarry operations in Erwin, NY.


1999

GOH opened the Hagerman’s Run quarry and aggregate processing facilities south of Williamsport working cooperatively with its asphalt production plant in Montoursville.


2000

An aggregate mining facility and asphalt production plant was begun in Milroy, PA to service the Mifflin County, PA markets.


2001

GOH moved into a newly constructed office building in State College designed with modern technology in mind to facilitate the continuing growth of the company.  This building houses the centralized corporate operations and central regional management.


2001

The aggregate quarry in Erwin, New York was opened establishing the first operations outside of Pennsylvania.


2002

GOH created a subsidiary business, Hawbaker Construction Services, now Hawbaker Engineering, which provides design and consulting services to customers for site planning, government approvals and professional engineering services.


2006

An operations center was established in Grove City, PA to manage and service the western regions of Pennsylvania.


2006

Intermodal rail facilities are completed in Pleasant Gap, PA permitting inbound and outbound commodity shipments and transloading.


2007

Aggregate crushing and processing operations were opened in Hazelton, PA.


2007

An asphalt plant was constructed and put into production in Barkeyville in western Pennsylvania facilitating the I-80 and I-79 corridors in western Pennsylvania.


 2010

Asphalt production consumes over 1,000,000 tons of Recycled Asphalt Product.


2011

GOH operates 22 quarry and 8 asphalt production facilities across Pennsylvania and southern New York as well as 4 regional operations centers.


2011

Operations expand into northeast PA with the development of offices, asphalt plant and quarry in Greens Landing, PA serving the northern tier counties.


2012

GOH celebrates 60 years of operations!  Expanding operations into Ohio.