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Sweeney Excavation Expands Construction Capabilities by Joining Forces with Gargiulo Construction

HAMDEN, CT — Sweeney Excavation, an excavation, sitework, and concrete foundation construction company, announces its acquisition of Gargiulo Construction, a concrete foundation contracting company with over 35 years of experience. This strategic move will double Sweeney’s current capabilities in its foundation construction division and aims to enhance Sweeney's current comprehensive construction capabilities, offering clients a solution for both excavation and concrete foundation construction needs.

The acquisition stems from a long-standing relationship between Bob Sweeney, Founder of Sweeney Excavation, and Gene Gargiulo, Founder of Gargiulo Construction, spanning over three decades. Having collaborated on numerous projects, both parties recognized the collective opportunity between their respective businesses and decided to join forces to better serve their customers.

"There are many shared values between the teams — with the quality of the work being foremost," Sweeney said. "Both organizations are leaders in our respective industries, in developing our people, and both our teams have been early and consistent implementers of technology."

Employees from Gargiulo Construction will also now have access to enhanced benefits, including medical coverage and retirement plans. Sweeney Excavation’s ability to provide and streamline sitework and foundation construction for the last 20 years, will now be enhanced by this acquisition.

“We look forward to reaching an entire new group of customers that Gargiulo Construction has served wonderfully for many years, and introducing them to the seamless process of performing both site construction and foundation construction on their projects,” Sweeney said.

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As the companies integrate operations, customers can anticipate a smooth transition with minimal disruption to ongoing projects. Sweeney Excavation will undergo strategic branding efforts throughout the course of this year, resulting in an updated website and online presence.

Founded in 1986, Sweeney Excavation has been a provider of heavy civil construction solutions in Connecticut for over three decades. Sweeney specializes in delivering comprehensive sitework and earthwork services to residential and commercial customers.

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