Company Reaches Half-Century Mark Posting Its Most Profitable Year Ever
MIDLAND, Va. – Smith-Midland Corporation® will celebrate 50 years as an innovative developer and producer of a wide variety of precast concrete products with festivities for the community, investors, customers and employees later this month. Founded in 1960 by David G. Smith as the Smith-Cattleguard Co., the company began when its founder build the first concrete cattleguard for his father-in-law, who was tired of having to open and close the gate. The business started out as supplemental income to the family's 95-acre farm.
Half a century later, the company is now producing a wide array of precast concrete products that have been featured at high-profile events including more than one Presidential Inauguration.