Wildish has been providing construction, aggregate and asphalt, paving, and building services to satisfied customers since 1935. Our family-owned business is now one of the most diversified and focused companies in the state of Oregon, but we haven’t forgotten our deep roots or our rich history.
1935
Arriving from North Dakota, T.C. Wildish begins hauling material with a single truck.
1945
Property in Glenwood is purchased to provide a source of aggregate material for gravel. The rock crusher will be built two years later in 1947.
1951
The first asphalt plant is built. It produces 20 tons per hour, compared to 450 tons per hour today.
1953
T.C. Wildish started with an idea, a single truck and a lot of perserverance. Today his sons carry on the traditions that make Wildish a part of the community. From Left to Right - Norman, Thomas, Gary, Richard, Jim and Leonard Wildish
1959
Wildish Sand & Gravel Company is formed.
1959
Wildish Construction Company is formed.
1970
The scope of Wildish work expands. Construction activity includes freeways, logging roads and concrete structures.
1980
Wildish expands its work force to Washington, California, Idaho & Arizona.
1981
Wildish Building Company is formed.
1988
Wildish Standard Paving Company is formed.
1989
Wildish undertakes larger, more complicated projects all across Oregon.
2003
Crews repair or replace dozens of bridges as part of a major "public works" modernization program.
2003
Wildish acquires the assets of F.E. Ward Inc., to expand its bridge capabilities.
2004
Wildish purchases a new Hitachi EX1900 mining machine.
2005
Wildish builds its own suspension conveyor bridge to completely span the McKenzie River.
2006
Wildish builds a new corporate office building.
2010
Wildish celebrates the 75-Year Anniversary.
2012
Wildish installs its own new concrete plant.