Henry Ford’s introduction of the Model T Ford in 1908 ignited a new era in transportation. Unlike other automobiles developed and manufactured during that time, Ford’s version attracted a wider market because it was more affordable especially to middle-class Americans. As the use of cars grew common, it pressured road development in the entire U.S. and it led to a revolution that soon connected cities to states and states to countries beyond the borders. From narrow gravel and manually-paved roads, the importance of creating wider, safer, and sturdier roadways did not just become a national necessity but also a Federal responsibility. In 2018, a majority of Americans and the government approved of the over $30-billion funding for the country’s future transportation initiatives.
Today, paving roads and other public and private spaces are as common and as important as ever. Pavement Magazine’s Top 75 Contractors survey for commercial and residential paving revealed a total of over $1.3 billion sales in asphalt and concrete paving projects generated by the country’s top paving firms.
The same companies that helped design, develop, and install the country’s safest roadways and parking spaces dominate this list below of the best paving contractors in the U.S. The ranking is based on firms’ revenues, industry affiliations and certifications, their scope of services, and the accolades that they have earned over the years.
25) ASAP Asphalt Sealing and Paving Co.
Website | 724-942-4286 | 565 Pike St., Meadow Lands, PA 15347
Asphalt Sealing and Paving is one of the largest asphalt maintenance solution providers in Pittsburgh and other counties in the region. The firm specializes in a wide range of sealcoating, asphalt maintenance, and paving services. Over the years since its founding, it has served a long list of commercial and residential clients from major markets such as shopping malls, apartment complexes, residential, religious, and other luxury properties, to name a few.
The firm is a woman-owned business and is a certified member of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). At its helm is Sarah Leech, the principal responsible for overseeing, creating, and deploying the daily operations of her business. As a prime paving contractor, the firm has been a constant winner in Pavement Magazine’s annual Top 75 Paving Contractors, for the 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 lists.
Composed of trained team members and market experts, one essential part of the company’s pavement services is its efforts to develop programs that can address the most common demands of paving and maintaining a property. Some of its client-focused initiatives also include property consultations, Request for Proposal (RFP) development, budget planning and other safety and longevity strategies.
24) Hardrives Inc
Website | 763-428-8886 | 14475 Quiram Dr., Rogers, MN 55374
Hardrives, Inc. is a regional paving company, boasting a crew of over 300 specialists, which provides paving services with proven quality and consistency. The firm achieves its goals by investing in training and safety programs that benefit its workers. Additionally, it regularly conducts quality assurance and improvement workshops year-round for all of its field employees.
Kenneth R. Hall founded the company as a paving business in St. Cloud in 1963 . A few years later, he opened another office in Minneapolis, a move that expanded the firm’s operations to bigger markets. Today, the firm is a contractor-of-choice for Minnesota and the Dakotas’ government, as well as commercial and residential clients. Its proven expertise in industry advances such as intelligent compacting and critical path management has made the company a recognized contractor in the region. In 2016, the National Asphalt Paving Association (NAPA) honored the company with the Quality in Construction Award for its excellence in the asphalt pavement construction.
One of the firm’s biggest projects is for a runway reconstruction of Saint Paul Airport in Minnesota, also known as the Holman Field. The scope of the revamp covered two runways, with over 16,300 yards of milling work, 58,000 yards of Bituminous removal and 17,500 tons of Bituminous application. This massive project earned the firm the distinguished 2016 Merit Award under the Key Airport category.
23) Seal-O-Matic Paving Company
Website | 816-741-2646 | 2601 NW Tullison Rd., Riverside, MO 64150
Seal-O-Matic was a single-crew paving firm before it was acquired by Jerry Jaben and his business partner in 1974. Over the years, the company has become one of Kansas City’s leading contractors, with services that extend to other major counties in Kansas and Missouri. Today, Mike Jaben, the firm’s second-generation president, continues his father’s legacy of quality and efficiency.
The company primarily serves commercial and residential clients and offers services from pavement milling and repairs, site development, soil stabilization, to road improvements. The firm’s commitment to the best construction practices and service quality has helped it earn its place in the industry’s leading organizations such as the NAPA, Missouri Asphalt Pavement Association (MAPA), and the Builders’ Association, among others.
The firm understands the market’s demands for knowledgeable and well-trained professionals. This awareness motivates the firm to ensure a more comprehensive process, which helps its clients make the most educated decisions. The company’s team consists of expert professionals with over 200 years of combined experience, including dedicated pavement advisers, who provide a precise project analysis for better productivity and cost-efficiency.
22) Valley Blacktopping, Inc.
Website | 651-452-6845 | 4135 South Robert Trail, Eagan, MN 55123
Russell Johnson first joined the industry as a laborer for an asphalt paving company in northern Minnesota. This experience eventually fueled his lifelong dream to become one of the leading professionals in the field. At the age of 18, he had gained enough experience to become a plant operator in the Twin Cities. His dedication and hard work have helped him pursue his goals throughout his career. Today, his sons, Ritchy and Scott Johnson, run the company along with his grandson, Ryan Johnson.
In 1976, his decision to take out a loan to establish Valley Blacktopping proved to be a great investment. Nearly 40 years later, Johnson now heads the company with his sons and grandsons, working with local businesses to provide asphalt services for both residential and commercial driveways, parking lots, retaining walls, sports courts, and other concrete works.
The firm has been a regular entry in the Pavement Magazine’s yearly Top Paving Contractors survey, and has won its spots for a total of four years. In 2015, the same publication has selected the firm as one of its annual winners for the Paving: Non-parking Lot Awards.
21) Giordano Construction, Inc.
Website | 281-561-7419 | 15431 La Paloma Dr., Houston, TX 77083
Giordano Construction is a full-scale paving contractor based in the Lone Star State, led by Jason Giordano. As a paving contractor, the company specializes in concrete and asphalt removal and replacement services, catering to a wide range of commercial, multifamily, industrial, education and residential markets.
Since it was founded over 20 years ago, the company has gained distinguished memberships with the industry’s biggest organizations such as the Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), and the Texas Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Program. Additionally, the firm’s focus on project quality and overall customer satisfaction have made it a consistently trusted member of the Better Business Bureau (BBB) since 2002. The firm has also been a repeat winner for several years in the Pavement Magazine’s Top 50 Contractors in the U.S.
The firm’s wide project scope and multiple designations from industry associations are not the only factors that make it a leading company in the country. The company is equipped with the necessary techniques to install and construct ADA-compliant spaces; this ability can be seen in its access ramps and parking area projects. The firm also relies on today’s latest paving and excavation equipment to ensure both quality and productivity.
20) Diamond Constructors Inc.
Website | 910-424-7660 | 2736 Gillespie St., Fayetteville, NC 28306
Diamond Constructors was originally a safety and traffic control signage provider under the name Diamond Signs, until it underwent an expansion in 2004. This business decision has eventually widened the firm’s project scope to include other services such as paving, grading, and roadway marking.
Today, the family-owned company is a choice contractor for major civic, commercial, and retail enterprises in North Carolina. Its portfolio showcases a long list of high-value clients that include Olive Garden, Walmart, Pizza Hut, the U.S. Army, and the Department of Veteran Affairs, among others.
Daryl Bowen leads the company’s success in the industry, completing past and present projects that highlight quality and cost-efficiency. WIth many impressive milestones in terms of project management and customer satisfaction, the firm has become a recognized paving company in the region, taking pride in its multiple memberships in organizations such as the BBB and the NAPA. The firm has also been recognized as one of the top pavement contractors in the Pavement Magazine’s annual list.
19) Finley Asphalt & Sealing Inc
Website | 703-368-2289 | 7861 David Williams Way, Bristow, VA 20136
Finley Asphalt and Sealing’s work philosophy is a combination of its current principals’ youthful business vision and its founder’s legacy of strong work ethics. Lonnie Finley, Sr. founded the firm in 1965 in Fairfax, Virginia, and headed the company until his passing in 1990.
Today, his sons, Erick and Lewis, lead the company’s new generation of experts in commercial asphalt and concrete application, repair, and maintenance. The company is also supported by a dedicated excavation and utility crew to handle its road widening, parking lot expansion, and drainage projects.
The firm’s over 50 years of industry experience has helped it elevate its reputation as Virginia’s renowned paving contractor, securing memberships from large organizations such as the NAPA, BBB, and Community Association Institute (CAI), to name a few. Additionally, the firm is one of the few contractors to be named on Pavement Magazine’s yearly list of the country’s top paving contractors.
One of the company’s largest concrete jobs was for Republic Services, with a work scope that included excavation of 75 loads of extra soil, stone installation, steel reinforcements, and pouring of 350 cubic yards of concrete for the final phase.
18) Brahney Paving
Website | 877-349-2774 | 157-B Bridgeton Pike Suite #196, Mullica Hill, NJ 08062
Steven Brahney heads the asphalt, concrete, and pavement maintenance operations of Brahney Paving. Since joining the industry over 20 years ago, he has completed thousands of paving projects along the West Coast. His efforts to elevate the firm’s position as a top builder in the region have not gone unnoticed. In 2014 and 2015, the company was included in the Pavement Magazine’s Top Contractors for paving, pavement repairs, sealcoating, and striping.
The firm currently serves a long list of markets, from commercial and residential, to industrial, civic, and athletic spaces. Its extensive service scope covers several locations, including New Jersey, Delaware, and other counties in Maryland and Pennsylvania.
What makes the firm a choice builder, especially for emergency projects, is its fast turnaround time. With its extensive resources, such as the latest equipment in the field, highly-trained workforce, and reliable subcontractors in its arsenal, the firm has gained the trust of the region’s most demanding clients.
17) Synergy/Asphalt Maintenance Systems
Website | 866-561-3756 | 238 Charles St., South Beloit, IL 61080
Synergy/Asphalt Maintenance Systems was founded in 1998; since then, it has been providing pavement maintenance and repair services around the country. The firm specializes in paving, crack filling, patching, striping, seal coating, as well as other concrete services. Over the years, it has become a recognized figure in the industry, leading innovations in asphalt error correction through the latest processes and technologies in preventive pavement maintenance. Just this year, AMS became a certified installer of blink ev charging stations, one of the few installers of ev car charging stations and the first and only paving company to add this service.
Nick Yoss, the company’s president, drives the firm to its rightful place in the industry, leading with efficiency and high-caliber services. Under his leadership, a consistently efficient approach to building has granted the firm access to some of the biggest clients in the business, ranging from household food chains like McDonald’s, Dunkin Donuts, retail stores like The Home Depot, Walmart, and other companies that include Advance Auto Parts, JP Morgan & Chase, and more.
The firm has demonstrated its excellence in the paving industry, continuously securing its spots in the Pavement Magazine’s Top Contractor survey for a number of years starting in 2013.
16) Gann Asphalt & Concrete, Inc.
Website | 816-584-8772 | 4124 NW Riverside St. Suite A, Riverside, MO 64150
Gann Asphalt and Concrete is a full-service paving and maintenance contractor serving Kansas City and its surrounding areas. The company mainly offers asphalt and concrete services, as well as pavement maintenance. Supported by an in-house crew of certified workers, the firm introduces practical and cost-efficient solutions to transform hazardous and inefficient parking areas into safer, more effective, and more attractive paved spaces.
Parking lot projects dominate the firm’s entire work portfolio; all of them are products of the company’s experience and proven quality. The firm first employs a proactive maintenance approach, which produces a comprehensive inventory of the property. The purpose of this stage is to come up with accurate field measurements, sitemaps, and photos of the projects. The resulting data will then be used to develop a more cost-effective installation method that ensures both quality and affordability.
Brian Gann founded the company in 1994, and has been able to raise the firm’s status as one of the leaders in Missouri’s thriving paving industry. The firm has been a consistent entry in the Pavement Maintenance & Reconstruction Magazine’s yearly list, proving its credible track record in terms of client satisfaction and project quality. These characteristics have been well-recognized by different organizations, such as the BBB and the Green Asphalt Association, among others.
15) ADC Paving
Website | 502-964-1415 | 4629 Astor Rd., Louisville, KY 40218
ADC Paving has been in the business since 1959, and has consistently lived by its commitment to provide responsive, timely, and efficient paving services to Kentucky’s most demanding clients. The firm relies on its seasoned workers and trained personnel to handle every aspect of the process: from customer service, initial project assessment, construction, and installation, to the final stages of the job.
Kevin Gray, the firm’s president, has led the firm to its admired in the industry for many years. Since 2014, the firm has consistently secured its ranks in Pavement Maintenance & Reconstruction Magazine’s Top Asphalt Contractor list.
With a full crew of skilled workers supported by the latest equipment for the job, the family-owned company can complete a wide range of services such as commercial and residential paving, pavement maintenance, concrete services, and sealcoating.
14) The Surface Masters
Website | 770-250-6392 | 1393 Cobb Industrial Way, Marietta, GA 30066
The Surface Masters is a paving contractor that has caught the attention of the industry’s biggest award-winning bodies. The company has been a regular winner in the Pavement Magazine’s Top Contractor annual surveys. Additionally, out of almost seven million companies, the company was included in Inc. magazine’s’ 5000 Fastest Growing Companies in America list from 2015 to 2018.
Under Justin Meier’s leadership, the firm has become one of Georgia’s most sought-after providers for a variety of paving construction works. The company has a team of specialists that cater to commercial and residential property owners in Georgia, and offers services that include paving and repair, seal coating, crack sealing, pavement marking, concrete and curbing.
One of the firm’s recent accomplishments is an intricate sealcoating and restriping project for CarMax. Here, the company was able to cover a scope of 8,000 linear feet of crack sealing and 230,000 square feet of asphalt sealing. The final stage of the project was a full re-striping of the area’s parking lot markings, for a total of 1,079 numbered stencils.
13) ACI Asphalt & Concrete, Inc.
Website | 763-424-9191 | 10285 89th Ave., North Maple Grove, MN 55369
ACI Asphalt & Concrete has been in the industry since 1993, providing asphalt and concrete installation and maintenance to commercial, industrial, civic, and multi-family market in several locations including Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Nebraska, Wyoming, and the Dakotas. The company’s impressive project scope and area coverage can be attributed to its regularly trained staff and advanced equipment for every line of service offered.
Under James Bebo’s leadership, the firm’s complete construction process ensures a thorough examination of the project, creating efficient alternatives and strategies that are all designed to achieve the ultimate product: high-quality pavement work with a longer lifespan. This is because the company understands that acquiring the best equipment and hiring the right people are the biggest factors that contribute to the long-term success of every paving project.
The company’s efforts in pavement repair and installation are not the only impressive characteristics of the company. Its work ethics and productive company culture have earned it a well-deserved recognition from the Star Tribune as one of the Best 150 Workplaces in 2017. The Minnesota Business Journal also included the firm in its Top 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2016.
12) Maul Paving
Website | 630-420-8765 | 10201 Clow Creek Dr., Plainfield, IL 60585
Maul Paving is a multi-million dollar paving firm that started out as a two-man team. Thanks to the firm’s commitment to communication and strong product quality, it has become an outstanding company of choice for projects of all sizes and levels of complexity. Most of its clients come from the country’s biggest industries, sealing deals for retail, medical, commercial, industrial, government, and residential projects.
Since Eric Maul founded the firm over 30 years ago, it has continued to grow to become one of the leading paving service providers in Illinois. With its continued success, it has caught the attention of the biggest names in the industry, earning distinctions from Pavement Magazine as one of the Top 50 U.S. Contractors for the Pavement Repair, Paving, Sealcoating, and Striping categories.
The firm has also been selected for other accolades from several award-giving bodies. The firm has won Sealmaster Chicago Manufacturing & Distribution’s Quality Control Award for a number of years, and the firm was previously a finalist in the Naperville Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business of the Year.
11) Eosso Brothers Inc.
Website | 732-264-7762 | 383 Cranberry Rd., Farmingdale, NJ 07727
When Gary and Thomas Eosso founded Eosso Brothers in 1992, they made sure that the firm’s primary goals would be guided by these three essential factors when doing business: customer satisfaction, proper client education, and routine project maintenance.
The firm implements a meticulous pavement management planning methodology that delivers projects with the best durability and pavement longevity. Additionally, clients can expect custom-tailored solutions to every project, regardless of size or value. Aside from providing strongly-built and high-quality results in milling, paving, and sealcoating, the company offers an informative analysis on pavement maintenance that includes ways on how to maximize its lifespan and what to expect during the different seasons of the year, as well as the general life cycle of the project.
The company’s commitment to quality has boosted its status as a top contractor in the industry, earning recognition from today’s largest organizations. For one, the firm’s innovative infrared patching method for extending the life of asphalt has been featured on the Asphalt Contractor Magazine. Furthermore, its other works in paving maintenance and reconstruction have helped it land a spot on Pavement Magazine’s Top Contractor list.
10) Rabine Group
Website | 888-722-4633 | 900 National Pkwy. Suite #260, Schaumburg, IL 60173
Throughout Rabine Group’s over 30 years of business, the firm has become one of Illinois’s most innovative paving contractors. Its achievements in its paving, roofing, snow removal, and pipeline inspection are the results of the firm’s advocacy to empower networking and knowledge-sharing among the industry’s most active players.
Under the leadership of Gary Rabine, the firm’s business practices and its commitment to quality and innovative approaches have earned it a well-deserved recognition from the industry’s most respected organizations. For one, the company is an Edison Awardee, an accolade that honors today’s innovators and innovative practices. As a trusted business institution, the company has been a BBB accredited member since 2010. As a leading contractor in the country, the firm has been a seasoned winner in Pavement Magazine’s annual Top Contractor survey.
With all its success in the industry, the firm never fails to give back. Included in its company profile is the Rabine Group Foundation (RGF), a non-profit organization founded in 2007. Since its establishment, the firm’s crew has invested time and resources to improve the lives of those in need, including children, the homeless, and the veterans living in nearby communities.
9) Dominion Paving & Sealing
Website | 800-728-3312 | 290 N Brewster Ln., Purcellville, VA 20132
Since Dominion Paving & Sealing’s establishment in 1982, it has grown into one of the country’s premier pavement maintenance, rehabilitation, and management companies. The firm offers services that cater to both commercial and multi-use residential market in the Northern Virginia and Washington metropolitan areas. Additionally, the firm is a preferred contractor for property managers, taking on projects that provide high-quality paving works for the region’s premier communities.
While the firm’s production efforts are primarily centered on asphalt and concrete construction, it actively explores the potential of new pavement technologies by conducting employee training and certifications, with regular participation in several industry-sponsored seminars.
Under Dave Campbell’s leadership, the firm has been recognized as one of Pavement Magazine’s Top 75 Pavement Contractors in the U.S. fifteen times. The firm is also a lifelong member of the NAPA, CAI, and the Virginia Asphalt Association.
8) Pro-Pave, Inc.
Website | 703-433-9500 | 21563 Stonetree Ct., Sterling, VA 20166
Pro-Pave may be a newcomer in the industry, but its caliber as a paving company should not be overlooked. Paul Addington and Thomas Martin established the firm as a residential paving provider based in Washington DC; the firm has grown to be one of the largest commercial paving providers in the entire Mid-Atlantic.
Today, the firm covers a wide range of services, offering commercial paving works to clients in many of the country’s premier locations. Two of its biggest contracts involved paving works for the Pentagon and the Arlington National Cemetery. With its pro-client, pro-quality, and pro-safety approach, the firm has caught the attention of the industry’s biggest organizations.
Despite its late start, the company is one of the most competitive players in the industry, securing memberships in the NAPA, CAI, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), and Heavy Construction Contractors Association (HCCA), among others. Its outstanding works and project scope in paving and construction have helped it consistently rank in Pavement Magazine’s annual Top Contractor list.
7) O’Leary Asphalt Inc.
Website | 301-948-0010 | 9629 Doctor Perry Rd., Ijamsville, Maryland 21754
O’Leary Asphalt is a green leader in the industry, promoting socially and environmentally responsible alternatives to the most common and often harmful paving practices today. A part of its ethical business standards involves opting for safe and eco-friendly products. Some of its ethical practices include using environment-friendly asphalt-based seal coat and transporting 100% of its asphalt and concrete debris to several off-site recycling centers.
Kevin O’Leary, one of the firm’s founders, boasts over 30 years of hands-on experience in asphalt and concrete paving and maintenance. His accomplishments have helped him become a highly-credible specialist in the field; he has conducted 100 educational classes hosted by the industry’s biggest names such as the NAPA, as well as the World of Concrete (WOC) for the National Pavement Maintenance Expo.
The firm’s recent commercial and concrete projects across Northern Virginia, Washington DC, and Maryland has included clients such as The Catholic University of America, the Loudon Park Cemetery, and FedEx. These accomplishments have helped the firm win Pavement Magazine’s annual survey, in which O’Leary secured spots in four different categories: Top Sealcoaters, Top Stripers, Top Pavers, and Top Pavement Repair.
6) Atlantic Southern Paving and Sealcoating
Website | 954-518-4315 | 6301 W Sunrise Blvd., Sunrise, FL 33313
Mickey Curry established Atlantic Southern Paving and Sealcoating over 25 years ago as a pavement and maintenance services firm in Florida. Today, Michael and Dan Curry continue their father’s legacy while subscribing to a customer-centered approach—a quality that the firm is quite known for—in every project that they take on.
As one of the most sought-after high-scale service paving providers in the country, the firm’s biggest projects involved million-dollar deals with the country’s largest commercial companies from different industries. FedEx, Barnes & Noble, Hyatt Place, Target, Walmart, The Home Depot, KFC, Marriott Hotel, and Auto Nation are just a few of the many establishments that have trusted the firm’s commitment and quality of services.
Impressively, the firm’s geographic scope of service expands beyond the borders of the Sunshine State. The company’s full arsenal of skilled crews and advanced equipment allows it to offer nationwide coverage for parking lot management services and asphalt pavement maintenance projects in all 50 states, as well as several areas in the Caribbean.
5) All County Paving
Website | 561-588-0949 | 1180 SW 10th St., Delray Beach, FL 33444
All County Paving was established after the Great Recession. The firm began as M & M Asphalt, with five employees, and grew into what it is today: a leading paving contractor in Florida with over a 150-member crew of paving specialists and project managers.
The firm’s efficient business processes can be attributed to principal Kent Goldberg’s expertise in the field. Aside from over 20 years of experience in the construction and finance industries, Goldberg is a certified instructor for ADA courses and other Asphalt and Concrete training for Continuing Education catered to Property Managers and Contractors.
Through the its National Paving program, the company has accomplished several large-scale projects for the country’s top commercial brands from the retail, banking, civic, and other related industries. These include Bank of America, Walmart, FedEx, Chase, FedEx, and J.P. Morgan Chase. In turn, the firm’s extensive portfolio has earned it a number of industry recognitions, including the Pavement Magazine’s much-coveted Top Contractor in the U.S. award.
4) U.S. Pavement Services, Inc.
Website | 781-932-4722 | 39 Industrial Pkwy., Woburn, MA 01801
U.S. Pavement Services was first established as U.S. Sealcoat in 1985. It was a sealcoating and crack filling provider, working exclusively on parking lot and driveway projects throughout Boston’s North Shore area. As the demand for paving services among residential and commercial markets grew, founder Mike Musto decided to take his company to the next stage and finally ventured into the paving business by establishing a paving division in 1994.
Today, the company follows a coverage model that enables it to expand its services nationwide. With a wealth of in-house crew and country-wide affiliates, it operates under its 800 Pavement network, the largest contractor network in the U.S and in Canada. One of the company’s most recent projects was a large-scale reclaim and pave contract in Braintree, Massachusetts for a huge property development organization in the region. The paving work involved installation of over 4,000 tons of asphalt, a project that was completed in two weeks.
The firm’s successful run over the years has helped it secure its memberships in the industry’s most prominent organizations. The company is a proud member of the NAPA, Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), Building Owners Management Association (BOMA), among others. In recent years, the firm has been included in Inc. magazine’s Inc 5000 as one of the fastest growing private companies in the country. Additionally, it has been a regular winner of Pavement Magazine’s annual Top Paving Contractor survey.
3) Advanced Pavement Group
Website | 631-277-8400 | 2 W Beech St., Islip, NY 11751
Advanced Pavement Group’s focus on innovation has helped the company emerge as a leader in the industry, especially in terms of introducing solutions that can effectively keep up with the ever-changing landscapes in the industry. From a highly intuitive drone technology and advanced mapping systems, to project management software that efficiently streamlines the most complex development processes, the firm boasts its wealth of skills and resources to answer to the rapidly evolving demands of today’s markets.
For the company, “advanced” is not just a word, but a cornerstone of what it aims to deliver: advanced technology, advanced commitment, and advanced performance. These concepts have been incorporated in its works, taking on large-scale projects that have earned the firm its much-deserved accolades. Pavement Magazine recognized the company as the Contractor of the Year in 2018. The same publication put the firm on its distinguished list of Top Contractor award winners multiple times. Equipment World also selected the company as one of its Contractor of the Year awardees.
Joseph Tinney joined the company as its CEO in 2017. As a businessman and an industry expert, he has a stunning leadership track record of heading multi-million dollar businesses throughout his career. His achievements in creating and implementing strategic business plans continue to elevate the company’s status in the industry.
2) Ace Asphalt of Arizona
Website | 602-243-4100 | 3030 South 7th St., Phoenix, AZ 85040
Ace Asphalt of Arizona is one of the biggest parking, repair, and paving firms in the country. Since it was founded in 1966, it has successfully accomplished small to large-scale projects for commercial and industrial markets across major counties in Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, and Texas.
Aside from the firm’s commitment to quality and safety, it is one of the companies in the industry that advocate sustainability. As part of its advocacy, 90% of its construction projects use recycled asphalt collected from existing paved surfaces. It implements methods for dust control, as well as stormwater pollution prevention. For its machines and on-site equipment, the firm uses ultra-low sulfur diesel as an alternative to lower carbon emissions.
Scott Phillips guides the firm’s executive leaders to aspire for quality and sustainability. Working together to achieve one goal, the company’s principals have helped it achieve many of its major accolades. In 2007 and 2008, Inc. magazine included the firm as one of the Top 5,000 Fastest Growing Companies in the U.S. In 2008, McGraw-Hill’s ENR Southwest magazine named the firm as one of the country’s Top Paving and Maintenance Contractors.
1) Sunland Asphalt
Website | 602-323-2800 | 1625 E Northern Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85020
From parking lot maintenance to asphalt works on major highways, Sunland Asphalt offers a wide array of construction, installation, and maintenance services across the country. The firm is a renowned contractor for small to complex projects, highlighting services for asphalt repairs, sealcoating, crack sealing, milling, pulverizing, striping, paving, grading, and more. Most importantly, The company’s skilled crew and state-of-the-art equipment help it achieve its project goals to complete one of the most extensive portfolios in the industry’s history.
Doug DeClusin founded the company in 1979 and has since led the firm to become one of Arizona’s fastest-growing pavement maintenance and construction providers, catering to the needs of private and public markets. DeClusin is an active player in the industry, holding memberships in prominent organizations such as the Associated General Contractors of America. As the firm’s CEO, he has earned several accolades through the years, some of which include Phoenix Business Journal’s CEO of the Year and Construction Financial Management Association’s (CFMA) Construction Executive of the Year.
The Odysea Aquarium in Scottsdale, Arizona was one of the firm’s major clients. The project involved a wide-scale ABC installing, grading, and paving services that included 37,000 square yards of work. The installation stage required 17,000 tons of GSA and 7,500 tons of asphalt, with the firm completing 100% of the grading stage, while 40% of the paving was assigned to its Phoenix’s maintenance paving team.