Rock Products

OCT 2016

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16 • ROCK products • October 2016 T he easiest way to label Mellott Company is to say it's committed to "Crush More." The crushing-and-screen- ing division helps customers crush more; equipment sales-and-service helps customers crush more; Mellott engineering and education is designed for a single pur- pose – to crush more. Mellott is also so much more, that the organization is dedicated to being a Values-Based-Leadership company, committed to safety, sustainable growth and environmental responsibility. The Warfordsburg, Pa.-based company has evolved in spec- tacular fashion from its roots as a small lumber operation in 1920. "Our grandfather, H.B. Mellott, bought a surplus World War I Army truck and used it to start a lumber company," said Paul Mellott Jr., who along with his brothers, Brian and Herman, have each worked for the family-owned business for more than 40 years. "H.B. didn't like the lumber business in the winter because lumber rotted after being in inventory for a short period of time, so he started an aggregate opera- tion in 1936 to provide material for the construction of the Pennsylvania Turnpike." When the United States entered World War II the aggregate industry suffered a period of low demand, so H.B. Mellott used his quarry equipment to mine coal to supply the facto- ries manufacturing products for the war effort. Mellott And So Much More Pennsylvania-Based Mellott Company Has a Rich History and a Mission to Move the Aggregates Industry Forward. By Mark S. Kuhar A Mellott Company crusher repair technician uses a micrometer to ensure the tolerances in a jaw crusher bearing seat. History and Mission of MelloƩ

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