Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame

W.S. Tyler’s first wire weaving mill was founded in September 1872 in Cleveland. Tyler’s company was originally called Cleveland Wire Works, but the name soon changed to W.S. Tyler. Washington Samuel Tyler spent much of his life in Ohio, and a W.S. Tyler production site remains on the east site of Cleveland today in Mentor, Ohio. Photo: Haver & Boecker

P&Q Hall of Fame Profile: Washington Samuel Tyler

February 18, 2019By

Washington Samuel Tyler was a pioneer who set standards for wire products and developed equipment that changed the nature of screening.

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Manfred Freissle, left, with Helmut Rosenbusch, an original business partner in South Africa. Photo courtesy of Polydeck

P&Q Hall of Fame Profile: Manfred Freissle

February 17, 2019By

Manfred Freissle, a man motivated by family and faith, developed an innovative screening product that moved the aggregate industry forward.

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Photo:Gene Fisher, left, attended a number of equipment auctions with his son, Tommy, as he prepared him to lead Fisher Industries. Photo: Fisher Industries

P&Q Hall of Fame Profile: Gene Fisher

February 16, 2019By

The North Dakota quarry man who made a lasting impact through commitment and innovation.

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The 2019 Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame class. Pictured left to right: Tommy Fisher, who accepted on behalf of his father, Fisher Industries' Gene Fisher; Polydeck's Manfred Freissle; McLanahan Corp.'s George Sidney; and Niklas Haver, who accepted on behalf of W.S. Tyler/Haver & Boecker's Washington Samuel Tyler. Photo by Allison Barwacz

Fisher, Freissle, Sidney, Tyler inducted into P&Q Hall of Fame

February 12, 2019By

Gene Fisher, Manfred Freissle, George Sidney and Washington Samuel Tyler were inducted into the Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame Feb. 11.

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P&Q Hall of Fame Profile: Franklin E. Squires

March 2, 2018By

Innovator Franklin E. Squires brought several key washing and classifying solutions to the aggregate industry.

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Photo courtesy of U.S. Concrete

P&Q Hall of Fame Profile: William J. Sandbrook

February 28, 2018By

Before leading U.S. Concrete, industry veteran William J. Sandbrook earned four master’s degrees and taught at the U.S. Military Academy.

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P&Q Hall of Fame Profile: C. Howard ‘Ward’ Nye

February 21, 2018By

In addition to leading one of the nation’s top producers, Martin Marietta Materials, Ward Nye has served as a tireless advocate for the aggregate industry.

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P&Q Hall of Fame Profile: Charles S. Luck III

February 14, 2018By

Charles S. Luck III, a selfless leader, lifted Luck Stone to new heights while putting his employees and communities first.

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