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Hall Brothers History

Since 1917


Hall Brothers Construction was established in 1917 by Ed and Percy Hall. Later, Fred, Jack, and Vernon Hall joined their brothers. In 1964 Al and Wanda Kistner, son-in-law and daughter of Jack Hall, added their business experience and in 1972 gained ownership of the company.  Richard Hall Kistner, son of Al and Wanda Kistner, became President of the company in 1992.  Robert Lauer became a partner of Hall Brothers, Inc. in November of 2005 and is its Vice President/General Manager.  Hall Brothers Construction Co, Inc. became Hall Brothers, Inc. in 2006.


Hall Brothers, Inc. purchased their first hot mix asphalt plant in the 1950’s, and at the present time currently have three in operation. These plants are capable of producing 300 tons per hour of hot mix asphalt. From the 1950’s to the present, the business has been involved in asphalt paving and has completed many projects ranging from paving secondary roads to Kansas primary highway system and Interstate highway system. Hall Brothers Construction Company, Inc. is pre-qualified by the Kansas Department of Transportation for asphalt paving, aggregate base, chip seal, cold mix, curb and gutter, and aggregate surfacing.  They have been recognized nationally for their high standards of both Quality and Safety. 


Hall Brothers, Inc. also became involved in aggregate production with their acquisition of Blue River Sand & Gravel Co., in1982. They produce material for construction projects and ready mix concrete plants in northeast Kansas.


In the fall of 2005, Hall Brothers, Inc. obtained the Ultrathin Bonded Pavement processing and equipment operation along with the Ultrathin Bonded Pavement personnel from Ritchie Paving, Inc. of Wichita, Kansas.  Hall Brothers, Inc. is the largest Ultrathin Bonded Pavement applicator in the United States of America performing in 12 states.


In January of 2008 Hall Brothers, Inc. purchased Brown & Brown, Inc. of Salina, Kansas.  Brown & Brown is a pioneer in the field of Recycling & Reclamation Specializing in Cold in Place Recycle and Full Depth Reclamation of highways and secondary roads throughout the USA. The name Brown and Brown has been changed to Hall Brothers Recycling and Reclamation, Inc. They perform recycling and reclamation projects in over 11 states.


In 2009 Hall Brothers International Co., LTD. will perform its first international project, approximately 60 kilometers of 6 lane Utrathin Bonded Pavement for the Ministry of Transport, Vietnam, from Sai Gon to Trung Luong. 


Our Mission is to provide services to the construction industry that emphasize the safest, most environmentally sound, highest quality, most cost-efficient, and innovative construction methods consistent with the highest standards of integrity.


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