Tomlinson has earned a reputation for excellence, integrity, innovation and teamwork. When you work with our team, you are getting more than just the best people for the job – you are getting the best products, services, and quality.
Providing a comprehensive range of products and services is how we deliver value for our customers in the increasingly technical infrastructure and waste management industries. By focusing on creativity and innovation, Tomlinson finds solutions where others see barriers.
THE COMPANY WAS FOUNDED
Ralph Tomlinson founded R.W. Tomlinson Cartage with one single-axle dump truck.
IT’S A FAMILY AFFAIR
Bill Tomlinson, Ralph’s son joined him full time in 1962. Bill’s younger brother Ken joined the company as well in 1964.
R. W. TOMLINSON LIMITED
The company was incorporated.
CONTINUING THE FAMILY LEGACY
In 1976 Bill and Ken Tomlinson bought out their father’s interest in the company, and ultimately Bill became the sole owner in 1990. The Tomlinson Group is now in the hands of the third generation of the Tomlinson family, as Bill’s son Ron oversees the business. Today, Bill, along with his two children, Ron and Cindy, are the sole shareholders of the Tomlinson Group.
LEADERSHIP IN THE INDUSTRY
Throughout the years, the company expanded its capabilities and completed a number of acquisitions. The company is now a prominent player in quarrying, construction, trucking, ready mix, land development and environmental industries, with a large fleet of company-owned vehicles in Eastern Canada.