Veit Corporate History

Beginning with a single truck and a handful of employees in 1928, Veit has grown to more than 500 employees and become one of the largest Specialty Contracting and Waste Management companies in the Upper Midwest. Now in its third generation, our family-owned business has a long history of customer service, innovation, and attention to detail.
 
 
Company Timeline:
 
1928
Frank Veit starts Veit & Company and buys first Chevrolet truck with a dump box from Osseo Motors, now Iten Chevrolet.
1931
Arthur Veit (Frank's son) joins the company.
1932
Company buys a "Jiffy" dump truck from Osseo Motors.
1936
Company buys first hydraulic dump truck from Osseo Motors.
1939
Frank passes away and Arthur inherits the company.
1941
Company buys first piece of excavating equipment, an HD4 Caterpillar Traxcavator from Ziegler Company.
1942
First shop built in Brooklyn Park primarily using materials that were salvaged from a barn demolition in Hopkins, MN.
1955
Arthur's son Vaughn goes to work for the company as a laborer.
1958
Veit & Company moves from Brooklyn Park to new shop. Opens first landfill in Brooklyn Park, MN.
1959