After 75 years of serving the industry, Ibison Stone is ready for more!
From "World Class" service, to the finest stone materials available, we take seriously our commitment to our clients and the industry that has been so loyal to us for all these years! As we look forward to the future, targeting new standards and achievement, our focus remains steadfast on the very principles that contributed to our success to this point. Quality, integrity and service along with a deep understanding of your needs builds our foundation as we stand firm in our mission of being the solution for those looking for the quality and depth of service that only we can offer. We know that you have choices, and respect that more than we could ever say...
There is something that we would like to respectfully remind you of though, our name is on every product that leaves our facility. To us, this is personal. Our commitment to you and our industry stretches far beyond the immediate transaction, like our stone, it will last... and last... and last!
The Company was started in the 1930's by Robert Ibison Sr. to supply stone for his masonry company in Fort Smith Arkansas. At that time stone was used for building (foundations, floor joist piers, fireplaces, etc...) rather than decorative.
Robert Ibison Sr. and his three sons (Robert Ibison Jr., Eugene Ibison Sr., and Jess Ibison) worked with him in the quarrying and the masonry business. In the 1930's through the late 1960's quarrying was done by hand with pick, shovel, and pry bars which kept the stone from going regional. In the late 1960's- early 1970's machinery became available which allowed the stone to go regional (Tulsa, Oklahoma City, and the Dallas/Fort Worth areas).
Eugene Ibison Sr. took over the quarry operations in the 1972 while the other family members took over the masonry operations. Eugene Ibison Sr. operated the quarry from 1972 with the help of his children til 2000. During this time Eugene Ibison Jr., Gail Nelson, and Mark Ibison Sr. took on major leadership roles in developing the company direction and growth. In 2000, Mark Ibison Sr. took over operations of Hackett Stone which is currently doing business as Ibison Stone Supply.
Now this 3rd generation family business is proud to be able to continue the family legacy and is excited by future potential opportunites that modern machinery have brought to the industry.
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