Glenn O. Hawbaker and his wife Thelma founded a small excavation company acquiring equipment from Glenn's
brother Alvin, a local developer. They contracted with local
State College builders and developers in a growing community. As the decade progressed, the company took on bigger projects, including excavation for some of the larger apartment complexes in State College.
The Glenn O. Hawbaker company was officially incorporated in the state of Pennsylvania.
Glenn's son, Daniel R. Hawbaker, joined the company after serving in the military and completing his education at the University of Maryland.
The Pleasant Gap asphalt plant was added to the company expanding the paving products business as the company became larger and more integrated. Through the 1970s, the company acquired and expanded its fleet of construction equipment in order to take on larger scale projects while maintaining its core businesses.
Daniel Hawbaker took over the Presidency of the company from his father who "retired" to manage his many interests and continue in an advisory role to the company.
An aggregate processing plant was built in Pleasant Gap, PA, which added another dimension to the company by further expanding its products and capabilities.
Daniel and his brothers Alan and Glenn Jr. purchased the quarrying operations of Marblehead Lime Company of Pleasant Gap, PA. This formed Centre Lime & Stone, adding substantially to the aggregate reserves available to GOH.
The Dubois regional operations were established, including regional management as well as asphalt production capability.
Asphalt and quarrying operations opened in Turtle Point, PA.
GOH added a quarry and aggregate processing facility in Sandy Ridge, PA.
GOH acquired the assets of George E. Logue, Inc. of Williamsport, PA. This established another regional operations center in Montoursville, PA to serve the north-central Pennsylvania area extending into New York.
GOH opened the Hagerman's Run quarry and aggregate processing facilities south of Williamsport, working cooperatively with its asphalt production plant in Montoursville.
An aggregate mining facility and asphalt production plant began in Milroy, PA to service the Mifflin County, PA markets.
GOH moved into a newly constructed office building in State College, designed with modern technology in mind to facilitate the continuing growth of the company. This building houses the centralized corporate operations.
An aggregate quarry in Erwin, New York was opened establishing the first operations outside of Pennsylvania.
GOH created a subsidiary business, Hawbaker Construction Services, which provides design and consulting services to customers for site planning, government approvals and professional engineering services.
An operations center was established in Grove City, PA to manage and service the western regions of Pennsylvania.
Aggregate crushing and processing operations opened in Hazelton, PA.
An asphalt plant was constructed and put into production in Grove City in western Pennsylvania.
GOH currently operates 17 quarries and 8 asphalt production facilities across Pennsylvania and southern New York, as well as 4 regional operations centers.