When established in 1959, our foundation was solid and our roots were deep.
The ideals and strengths of a great company had been in place since 1959 with Fred Olivieri Construction Company. We are proud of our heritage; it makes us who we are today.
Check out those dapper, hard-working young men!
Fred Olivieri and his brother-in-law, Carl Pandoli, worked for Tony Olivieri’s concrete company. Fred was honest with his father when he told him that concrete wasn’t his thing.
A few years later, Fred and his wife Virginia founded Fred Olivieri Construction Company.
Look there! It’s a bird! It’s a plane!
No, It’s Fred getting things done on top of that wall while admiring the first Fred Olivieri Construction Company truck.
Fred’s father, Tony Olivieri (pictured back, middle) helping out on the job site. Although Tony decided to stay with his concrete business, he was there for Fred when he started in general contracting.
Concrete looks great from up here guys, we are ready to pour.
When “the gas station on every corner” was just starting to gain momentum, Fred Olivieri Construction Company was there to aid in the process. The first of over 125 gas stations.
It’s 1965 and the AEP Total Electric House is under construction! At the beginning of 1960, there were only 900,000 electrically heated homes in the country. By 1965, there were 2.5 million (source).
Fred Olivieri Construction Company was a part of the movement! Who doesn’t love electricity?
Ten years after the start of their company, Fred and Virginia Olivieri were proud to grow out of their basement office into their new office on Grandview in Canton, OH.
When McDonald’s started in 1955, no one knew the type of empire that would be created. Fred Olivieri Construction Company is proud to be a part of that empire.
Fred Olivieri Construction Company has completed over 500 McDonald’s projects to date.
Rollies Roast Beef rolled into town. Nothing hammers home “We have beef!”
like oversized horn adornment.
When Fred Olivieri realized there was an ever-present need for good, quality millwork in the construction field, he did what any great entrepreneur would do…
And so, Mr. O’s Cabinets was born. The fact it was the same year as the American Bicentennial makes us even more proud!
Tippecanoe Place Mansion in South Bend, Indiana, the original Studebaker Mansion, is a wonderful historic gem. In 1980, when a huge renovation project was underway, Fred Olivieri Construction Company played an important role.
This was also the start of the father and son duo! Dean Olivieri started strong with this project!
Fred Olivieri Construction Company and Mr. O’s have been honored to work with the Pro Football Hall of Fame since 1990!
Fred, Virginia and Dean at the groundbreaking for the addition to their office in North Canton, Ohio.
In order to serve FOCC's demand for quality concrete Graco Concrete Inc. was created.
Over 40 years later and Fred Olivieri Construction Company, MRO Built and McDonald’s are still going strong.
Mr. O's has rebranded with new name, MRO Built and updated office including an expansion to 125,000 square feet of manufacture and warehouse space.
Fred Olivieri Construction Company: 61 years
MRO Built: 44 years
Graco Concrete: 11 years
Three great companies looking forward to the next 61 years.