No. 4 Economic Engines: Clyde Companies

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CITY Orem

FOUNDED 1926

EMPLOYEES 4,612

INDUSTRY Construction/materials/insurance/land development

WEBSITE ClydeInc.com

FOUNDER Wilford Clyde

THE COMPANY An administrative agency that supports the needs of subsidiary organizations that span the construction, building materials and insurance industries.

LIME OF THEIR LIFE

1. Since 1926, Clyde has been building Utah. Literally. It’s subsidiaries are W.W. Clyde, Geneva Rock, Sunroc, Sunpro, Beehive Insurance, GWC Capital, and Scott Contracting. (The Clyde Companies corporate umbrella officially formed in 1997.)

2. The billion-dollar company has built more state roadway miles than any other locally-owned contractor and collaborates on thousands of projects annually. It has been part of building almost every collegiate stadium in Utah.

3. Clyde is numbered among the top 5 recyclers in the state — and has made a $30 million investment in clean air initiatives.

4. Clyde donates money, time, equipment and materials to Building a Better Community. Notable donations: The Clyde Building, BYU; Maple Dell Scout Camp, Payson; Clyde Institute of Construction Management, UVU; and $2 million to Springville City to complete the new recreation center.

5. 90 years of a rock solid reputation.

SHINING MOMENT Their values are built into the foundation: “We Value People; Our Word is Our Bond; Give a Full Measure; Quality Products and Services at the Best Value.”

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