Hardrives History

Since 1963

Hardrives, Inc. began operations in St.Cloud, MN in 1963 with asphalt paving as its primary business. With the benefit of highly capable supervisors and managers, the company experienced steady growth in its early years. Looking toward the future with great optimism, Hardrives, Inc. opened an office in Minneapolis, MN in 1968 and expanded its construction operations into the fast-growing Twin Cities metropolitan area. In addition Hardrives formed its Outstate Division to focus on jobs in Greater Minnesota and the Dakotas.


Throughout the years...

Hardrives, Inc. has been the paving contractor on numerous major highway projects in Minnesota and the Dakotas. Hardrives, Inc. has been the major supplier of concrete for countless projects in and around the St. Cloud, MN area, since 1973. 

Recognizing that the constantly changing construction industry, along with the increasing requirements of government regulations, necessitates improved skill levels for all employees, Hardrives, Inc. makes significant investments every year in training, safety, and quality improvement programs.

As Hardrives, Inc. marked its 45th Anniversary in 2008, the company has over 200 employees in its four operating divisions and in it offices in Minneapolis and St. Cloud.