February 9, 2017

OGDEN, UT – Staker Parson Companies announced today that it has acquired the assets of Nielson Construction based in Huntington, Utah. Nielson Construction serves customers in Emery and Carbon County, and Uintah Basin in Utah, providing heavy excavation, aggregates, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt and paving services.

The company was founded in 1967 by John C. Nielson. From its humble beginnings with just a few employees, Nielson Construction has grown to be one of the largest employers in central Utah. For many years the company was managed byWayne Nielson, son of John Nielson. Today the company is managed by the grandson of founder John C. Wilson, John W. Nielson, who will continue managing the business as part of the Staker Parson Companies leadership team.

“We are delighted to welcome nearly 300 Nielson Construction employees to our organization,” said Scott Parson, Staker Parson Companies president. “ The addition of Nielson Construction expands our ability to serve our customers as we strive to accomplish our goal to be The Preferred Source of quality sand, rock, landscape products, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, paving and construction services.”