Leaders in Environmental and Transportation Infrastructure Services

Company

Our Promise

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.

1952

THE COMPANY WAS FOUNDED

Ralph Tomlinson founded R.W. Tomlinson Cartage with one single-axle dump truck.

1964

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.

1969

R. W. TOMLINSON LIMITED

The company was incorporated.

1990

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.

2017

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.