Mellott is an innovative, international leader in the crushing, and screening business. We partner with the aggregate, slag, construction and environmental industries as a true full-service provider supporting customers with our expertise and leadership. We treat our customers as whole entities, and our spectrum of contract crushing, engineered systems, equipment, parts, and service are unmatched by any company in the business. More than just a family business, Mellott is a Values-Based-Leadership company, committed to safety, sustainable growth and environmental responsibility. We have a vested interest in both our customers’ needs and our employees’ well-being. Our expert team of professional managers has been hand selected because they embody the Mellott core values – and because their eyes are turned toward the future. Mellott’s vision is continued family ownership into the next generation of the Mellott family with professional management in place. Our organization is a Mellott family investment and our objective is to focus on the growth, values based performance and sustainability of that investment.

Company Timeline

liberty truck

1920

HB starts a lumber business, purchasing a World War I Liberty truck to haul lumber.

slag plant

1936

HB starts a quarry business at Big Cove Tannery to provide stone for building the PA turnpike

coal workers

1942

HB begins mining coal to sell to factories during large coal demand of World War II;  after the war, HB operates 2 quarries, 13 sawmills and numerous coal mines.

crash article

1948

HB and HB jr. are killed in a plane crash near Newburg, WV on July 16

1955

Company starts sand and ready-mix concrete business in Warfordsburg, PA

1960s – 1970s

Opens multiple quarries and ready-mix plants Maryland

1974-1975

Paul Mellott Jr., Herm Mellott and Brian Mellott join the company

1966

First contract crushing job was in Walnut Bottom, PA

contract crushing site

1970s – 1990s

Contract crushing footprint expands throughout eastern US

mei

1992

MEI was incorporated

slag plant

1995

Expanded into the slag industry and built the first slag plant; started selling plants to international companies

1997

Opened a 10,000 square foot satellite branch in Columbus, OH, followed by satellite branches in NC, NY, and VA over the next 5 years.

2005

Formed Mid-West Equipment & Industrials Inc.

Rich Blake

2008

HB Mellott Estate, Inc and Mellott Enterprises, Inc. merges into Mellott; Rich Blake joins the organization as president of Mellott

2013 – 2014

Launch Crushers Plus and Components Exchange Program (CXP) business line for rebuilt equipment.

Metso Outotec award

2016

Metso Top Global Distributor of the Year Award

Marion Machine

2018

Market and product expansion; established Mellott’s Southern Service Center, North Carolina, and Florida.

ecommerce

2020

Expand E-commerce parts business.

education

Ongoing

Further investment in training employees and customers

recruiting

Ongoing

Expanding hiring efforts to support growth

faro arm

Ongoing

Investment in new technology

Invested in Our Community

For over 100 years, Mellott has generously supported communities surrounding the company’s operations. We are deeply committed to being a stable, long-term provider of employment and economic activity in the locations where we operate. That commitment is also evidenced through our many contributions to local, regional and national organizations. Mellott believes in the strength of families and the value of supporting and inspiring young people to become productive members of the community – and in many cases, to become Mellott employees. Some of our outreach includes:

  • Supporting Local Youth Programs
  • Learn-to-Read Programs
  • Mock Job Interviews for Graduating High School Seniors
  • Vocational Internship Program
  • College Scholarships Awarded Based on the Mellott Core Values of: Safety, Integrity, Commitment, Respect and Excellence
  • Field Trips to Historical Sites

Pictured: Paul Mellott speaking to the student of Southern Fulton High School (SFHS), Class of 2018 before their mock interviews.