W.I. Clark Company

The third generation of the Boutin family recently took the helm of Boutin & Sons Construction. But this time around, it's a daughter who is running the show, following the death in January 2019 of Ray Boutin, second-generation president and father of Corrine Boutin.

The W.I. Clark Company announced the promotion of Gary Kroeber to the position of sales manager, effective July 11, 2019. Kroeber joined The W.I. Clark Company in 1997 and has served in the roles of sales representative and assistant sales manager. He has extensive experience in the sales field and has been serving in the position of assistant sales manager since 2004.

On March 23, The W.I. Clark Company held its 23rd annual paving and compaction seminar at its corporate headquarters in Wallingford, Conn. Each year, The W.I. Clark Company's own paving specialists, along with manufacturer factory representatives, present an informative presentation covering a wide variety of paving and compaction topics.

The W.I. Clark Company recently hosted its annual paving seminar at its headquarters in Wallingford, Conn. As always, this is an all-day event that is fully catered and hosted by the W.I. Clark Company. The seminar allowed local contractors and municipalities to learn about the newest paving products on the market, including new features, techniques, operation standards and safety protocol.

Raised in Connecticut, Dale Hardisty and Rob Bedard gained their first experience in the construction industry as teenagers. At the age of 19, Hardisty got his foot in the door as a laborer with Garrity Asphalt Reclaiming and quickly progressed to become a reclaimer and milling operator.

The W.I. Clark Company, headquartered in Wallingford, Conn., hosted a record turnout for its 21st annual paving seminar on March 30. The paving seminar is held each year to create awareness of the Hamm, Vogele, Wirtgen, Kleeman and Leeboy products available at W.I.

The W.I. Clark Company has moved its western Connecticut parts center from Brookfield to Danbury. It is located conveniently off exit 8 off Interstate 84 at 17 Eagle Rd. (visit wiclark.com for a map and other information). An expansive showroom and a larger parts warehouse will provide customers with increased support for the products W.I.

A venerable Connecticut dairy farm has some big plans and is enlisting the help of a respected contractor and a sizable fleet of John Deere equipment. Adolph Bahler, an Illinois native, moved to Connecticut in the late 1800s to pursue his dream of starting his own farm.

The W.I. Clark Company celebrated the first day of fall by hosting a customer appreciation day on Sept. 22 at its Wallingford, Conn., location. This family owned and operated business began in 1920 with Winfred Ira Clark selling parts off the back of a motorcycle.

Gordon M. Clark, 94, passed away Dec. 7, 2015. He was born in Hartford, Conn., March 15, 1921, a son of the late Winfred I. Clark and Julia Shaylor Clark. Mr. Clark attended Spring Glen School, Wilbraham Academy and graduated from Lehigh University, where he was a member of Theta Chi Fraternity.

O&G Industries of Torrington, Conn., recently performed paving work on a multi-million dollar construction project that improved the raceway at Lime Rock Park in Lakeville, Conn. The track construction and paving schedule was a very ambitious one. It required contractors to do 90 days of work in 31 days to be ready for the American Le Mans Series July 11 and 12, turning the job into a race against the clock.