John and Wilma Hutten take a brave step from the farm life, and move to Owen Sound with schemes of a new idea. Have Bobcat, will travel!
The future Hutten shop and office begins to take shape, marking the beginning of years of property development and changes on this century farm just outside of Owen Sound on the busy "by-pass".
Spring of 2000, the year we call official. Hutten Bobcat Services begins advertising in earnest, and we're off to the races! Whenever the phone rang, John's response was "that's our specialty!" The rest is history.
Brothers Ken and Mark Hutten get involved from the get go, scheming and dreaming, and spending years in the trenches.
Marketing gets serious on the local restaurant placemats. Merry Christmas John and Wilma!
Everyone loves a good machine demo! Especially when you have a family member on the inside at the dealership. Thanks Matt!
Early construction projects evolve on the surrounding inland and waterfront properties of Grey and Bruce Counties. Look at that view!
John, Mark and Ken make sure they take time out for fun. Some things never change...
Roll-off services are introduced to Hutten Bobcat Services - a memorable part of the Hutten History!
2006, what a busy year! But we still had time for extensive training in making Timmies runs. Copious amounts of coffee were consumed with Dad.It still continues today. Small black anyone?
Hutten Bobcat Services makes a major brand change! Recognizing the diversity of services offered, the company name is changed to Hutten & Co., operating landscaping, disposal services, and snow removal companies.
Partnerships with Professional Landscape Architects and designers becomes part of the process for all landscape projects at Hutten & Co.
The year of the oak desks! Incredibly stylish and very welcoming. Ken, John and Mark discuss the finer things of business.
A massive yard expansion is completed with new concrete bulk product bunkers and a brand new commercial entrance shortly to follow.
The yard is opened to the public, a source with bunkers full of bulk products and stone. Stack it low - it'll never go, Stack it high - watch it fly!
Aluminum docks and lifts are added to the products that Hutten & Co. provides. Along with pro service support from the team at Hutten, these products prove to be perfect for the shores of Lake Huron and Georgian Bay.
The Hutten rig is spotted at the Owen Sound Christmas fair, getting in the community!
Hutten & Co is rebranded to fully encompass all of the services it provides on Land and Shore, while continuing to raise the bar on a high level of craftsmanship in all areas.
Mark and Ken Hutten take over ownership of Hutten & Co., and the team continues to grow along with an exciting vision!
Award Winning Team! Hutten & Co. joins the stage in taking home ten awards across multiple categories at the Landscape Ontario Awards of Excellence Gala!
Property is purchased for relocating our growing business - plans underway, look for the jobsite signs!