Tag: family businesses

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Pennsylvania aggregate producer acquired

September 13, 2022By

Union Quarries, based in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, was acquired by nearby York Building Products.

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Building up people through strategic training

August 3, 2022By and

Luck Stone leaders discuss a unique approach to employee training that builds a foundation for those at the family-owned company.

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Periodic appraisals offer knowledge about a business’s confirmed value that can ultimately help manage family wealth. Photo: James Neal/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

How buy-sell agreements can resolve family business crises

February 8, 2022By

Drafting up a buy-sell agreement before a crisis occurs can help negate costly disruptions to business operations and keep businesses functioning when material events occur.

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Mississippi-based Hammett Gravel Co. fastened American flags on its fleet of mobile equipment, including this Cat 966M wheel loader. Photo: Hammett Gravel

Patriotic gesture keeps morale high at Hammett Gravel

April 20, 2020By

With the potential for coronavirus-laden fear and uncertainty to consume employees, Hammett Gravel Co.’s Tripp Hammett fastened American flags to his mobile fleet to keep spirits high.

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Charlie Luck, whose company expanded into Georgia in 2018, represents the third generation of Luck Stone family leadership. Photo: Luck Companies

Virginia-based Luck Stone settling into Georgia

April 15, 2020By

While the family-owned company has the largest quarry network in the state of Virginia, 
the company’s opportunity for growth resides largely away 
from its home base.

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An aerial view of Washington Rock Quarries' Kapowsin Quarry. Photo: Jonathan Hart

P&Q Profile: Washington Rock Quarries’ Jonathan Hart

April 14, 2020By

A conversation with the vice president of the Washington state company, exploring family businesses, ConExpo-Con/Agg 2020 and much more.

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