About Us

 

With a history that can be traced back to entrepreneurs from the 1800s, the Erlen Group is a family-owned group of companies. We are committed to the success of our owners, co-workers, clients and the communities we serve.

 
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Corporate Responsibility

 
We operate at the pleasure of the communities in which we do business.

Begin with the end in mind.


Our Mission
We are passionate about being the provider of choice in our markets.


We work safely

 

1959

1997

2006

2006

2008

2010

2015

2016
 

Griesemer Construction

Springfield Underground

Springfield Underground

Springfield Underground

Springfield Underground

Springfield Underground

Springfield Underground

Joplin Stone

Associated General Contractors

Mine Safety & Health Administration

Mine Safety & Health Administration

Missouri Limestone Producers Association

Missouri Limestone Producers Association

Bituminous Insurance Co.

National Stone Sand & Gravel Association

Missouri Limestone Producers Association
 

Certificate of Commendation – no disabling injuries, 10,000 – 50,000 man hours

Certificate of Achievement in Safety - 36,864 employee hours worked without lost workday injury

James A Holmes Safety Association Certificate of Honor

Extraordinary Safety Accomplishment - 200,000 consecutive hours without a lost time accident

Safety Commendation - best safety record in the state in the underground category for 2008

Certificate of Excellence in Employee Safety

James M. Christie Safety & Health Professional Award

Extraordinary Safety Accomplishment - 13 years without a lost time accident


We are LEADERS OF OUR NATIONAL industries

 

1956

1974

1997

2000

2007

2007

2010
 

Griesemer Construction

Griesemer Stone Company

Springfield Underground

Springfield Underground

Springfield Underground

Springfield Underground

Springfield Underground

National Crushed Limestone Institute

National Limestone Institute, Inc

National Stone Association

National Stone Association

National Stone Sand & Gravel Association

National Stone Sand & Gravel Association

Aggregates Manager Magazine

President

Chairman of the Board

Good Neighbor Award - Excellence in Community Relations

Good Neighbor Award - Excellence in Community Relations

Chairman of the Board

Good Neighbor Award - Excellence in Community Relations

AggMan of the Year


We are leaders of our local industries

 

1958

1963

1982

1997

1999

2013

2015

2016

Griesemer Stone Company

Griesemer Stone Company

Griesemer Stone Company

Springfield Underground

Springfield Underground

Springfield Underground

Joplin Stone

Springfield Underground

Associated General Contractors of MO

Missouri Limestone Producers Association

Missouri Limestone Producers Association

Missouri Limestone Producers Association

Missouri Limestone Producers Association

Missouri Limestone Producers Association

Tri-State Area Contractors Association

Springfield Business Journal

President

President

Life Member Award

Community Service/Public Relations Competition - Outstanding Achievement Award - Best Overall Program

President

Board President

Board president

12 People You Need to Know in 2016


We care about our environment

 

1987

Griesemer Stone Company

Missouri Department of Natural Resources

Resource Steward Award


We are engaged in our community

 

1991

1992-1998

1994 – 1998

1996-1998

1996-2003

1997-1998, 2001-2004, 2015 - present

1999

2006-2016

2009

2016-2017

2018-present

2012-present

Leadership Springfield

City of Springfield Traffic Advisory Board

Junior Achievement

Springfield Business Development Corporation

OTC Foundation

Springfield Catholic Schools

Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts

Mercy Hospital

Missouri State University

Ozark Trails Council, Boy Scouts of America

Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce

Mercy Springfield Communities

Kenworthy Award

Board Member

Board Member

Board Member

Board Chairman

Board President, Board Member

Advisory Board President

Board Chairman

Richard Clark Award - in recognition of hosting MSU’s cross country event

President

Board Chairman

Board Member