About Us

Having first opened the doors for business in 1925 - Fisher Sand and Gravel has distinguished itself from other Sand and Gravel companies everywhere. Still flourishing today after many years of dependable service and quality products, Fisher Sand and Gravel prides itself on being the premier company of its kind in the area. Fisher Sand and Gravel is a proud member, and also the founding company, of the Fisher Companies. The Fisher Companies are comprised of several divisions which compliment one another and offer a complete suite of services and products that cannot be outdone. The divisions include a general and civil contracting company, asphalt paving company, asphalt production plant, transportation company, aggregates mining company, stone dock on the Saginaw River, and two additional ready mixed concrete production facilities. Fisher Sand and Gravel is a third generation family company, and is still owned and operated by the Fisher family. Fisher Sand and Gravel was started in the mid-1920’s by R.J. Fisher. R.J.’s first project was bidding gravel to Midland County townships. In 1932 he moved from leasing to buying property to excavate gravel. Prior to this R.J. leased property for gravel rights. In the midst of World War II, R.J. expanded into ready-mixed concrete. At this time, the business was located on George Street in Midland, just a few blocks from our current location. In 1947, after serving in World War II and graduating from Michigan State University, James O. Fisher, R.J.’s son, joined the company. At that time they began building a new facility at our current location on property bought from Dow Chemical. The business continues at this location with Kyle L. White currently serving as President.

Sand and Gravel Services, Since 1925

1925: Fisher Sand and Gravel was established by Ralph Fisher providing sand and gravel materials, and road and underground contracting services to the Midland Michigan area.

Early 1940's: Company weathered many changes, survived turbulent economic times and continued to grow steadily. It was during this time that Fisher Sand and Gravel began the current Ready Mixed Concrete division.

1947: The Fisher Family purchased a large triangle parcel of land from the Dow Chemical Company in Midland Michigan, and built what is now the current home of Fisher Sand and Gravel.

1950's: Ralph Fisher’s three sons took over the company and operations. Out of necessity, and with a proactive view of the industry, separate divisions for the concrete and heavy / civil engineering segments were formed.

1970's - 1980's: Addition of sister companies: Fisher Transportation, Central Asphalt, and Bay Aggregates, rounding off the complete line of Fisher Companies that exists today.

Present: Fisher Sand and Gravel, along with it's parent company and sister divisions, is a thriving organization, having successfully adapted to economic, legislative, environmental, and technological trends and transformations, with over 90 million in annual revenue.

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