Dailey Precast History Timeline

1927

1927

William E. Dailey started the business bidding on construction of schools, post offices and other buildings.

1930

1930

Company expands into mining and processing sand and gravel.

1945

1945

William E. Dailey’s two sons, Don and William, Jr. started to work for the company full time and saw an opportunity to use sand and gravel to break into new market: ready-made concrete.

1954

1954

Company incorporates and expands into the blacktop and general contracting business by building and paving roads using the blacktop and concrete it produced.

1965

1965

The shift from general contracting to materials supply begins and the third generation of the Dailey family starts to come on board.

1970

1970

William E. Dailey, Inc opens Hot Mix Asphalt Plant in Shaftsbury, VT.

1975

1975

William E. Dailey, Inc begins expansion of gravel mines and opens ready-mix concrete plants throughout southern Vermont expanding production and distribution of stone, sand, and salt products.

1986

1986

William E. Dailey Precast Company is formed and enters into the precast concrete marketplace by producing septic systems, manholes and vaults.

1997

1997

William E. Dailey Precast receives PCI (Precast Concrete Institutes) Plant Certification and enters into the precast-prestressed concrete parking garage marketplace.

2004

2004

Peckham Industries buys both William E. Dailey and William E. Dailey Precast businesses.

2008

2008

Dailey Precast expands precast plant; more than doubling in size.

2010

2010

Dailey Precast casts Northeast’s first Extreme Tee Beam.

2011

2011

Dailey Precast provides first Total Precast Bridge Replacement in the State of Connecticut.

2016

2016

The advanced use of Building Information Modeling (BIM) provides superior precast design, fabrication, and delivery on all Dailey Precast projects.

2017

2017

Dailey Precast standardizes its use of an in-plant laser projection system for greater quality control throughout the product fabrication process.

2018

2018

Dailey Precast completes erection of the parking garage for the 42-story Ellipse tower in Jersey City, New Jersey, while managing the logistical challenges of delivering and maneuvering 460 pieces of precast on the roads and through the traffic of the metro-New York City area.

2020

2020

Dailey Precast adds a new MJ85HD crane for moving precast panels; the crane is a massive 45’-9 tall and 50’-5” wide, with a lifting capacity of 85 tons.