1923

Two Brothers, Frank and August Grazzini form a partnership installing cement sidewalks.

1923

The Grazzini Brothers add terrazzo installation to their list of services.

1927

Grazzini Brothers & Company officially forms the company and purchases their first building at 620 16th Avenue in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

1929

Grazzini Brothers & Co complete their first major installation at Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis Minnesota.

Grazzini History - 1929

1933

Gene Grazzini Sr., 2nd generation, was hired full-time as the warehouse man, delivery man, office worker, and janitor.

1935

Ceramic tile was added to the operation.

1936

Gene Grazzini Sr. became the company’s bookkeeper.

1947

The Company purchased its first truck.

1947

1950

The company completed two large tile installations at the Veterans Hospitals in Grand Island and Omaha, Nebraska.

1954

Seamless epoxy flooring - Industrial Coatings - was the wave of the future and was added to the list of services.

1955

Grazzini Brothers headquarters circa 1955

1955

1958

Gene Grazzini Sr. was named president.

1958

1959

Gene Grazzini Jr. joined the company as an estimator.

1962

Grazzini Brothers & Co. install an epoxy coating on the roof of the Seattle Space Needle.

1966

Grazzini Brothers & Co. pour the first concrete for the Nicollet Mall in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

1972

Gene Grazzini Sr. (President of the Tile Contractor Association of America), presenting Minnesota Tile Contractor Association Presiden plaque to Gene Grazzini Jr.

1981

Gene Grazzini Jr., 3rd generation, was named president and the company was moved to a new location at 1200 West 79th St. in Bloomington, Minnesota.

Gene Grazzini Jr.

1982

The founder of Grazzini Brothers & Co., Frank Grazzini, passes away at the age of 94.

1984

Grazzini Brothers & Co. land the largest contracting the company’s history at the new VA Hospital in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

1987

Greg Grazzini, 4th generation, began working full-time as a project manager and estimator.

1992

Grazzini Brothers & Co. install 1.5 million square feet of tile throughout the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota. The start of a long relationship.

1995

The bid for the floor work in the Ted Stevens International Airport in Anchorage, Alaska get accepted starting a new chapter for the company.

1998

Grazzini Brothers & Co. begin their first international project for Teva Pharmaceutical Company in Tel Aviv, Israel.

1999

The company moves from Bloomington, MN to the current location in Eagan, Minnesota.

1999

The natural stone division was established and began fabricating and installing dimensional stone and marble tops.

2003

Grazzini Brothers & Co. establish permanent operations in Alaska and installed granite and tile throughout Ted Stevens Int. Airport in Anchorage, Alaska.

2004

Jon Trosvig joins Grazzini Brothers as an Assistant Project Manager. Jon is a member of the Leadership team and currently holds the positions of Senior Project Manager and the Director of Project Management.

2006

Grazzini Brothers & Co. add soft flooring (carpet, vinyl, resilient flooring) to its list of services.

2006

Greg Grazzini becomes president.

Greg Grazzini

2007

Mark Miranda, 5th generation, joins Grazzini Brothers full-time as an estimator.

2008

Grazzini Brothers’ longest serving employee, Gene Grazzini Sr. passes away at the age of 93.

2012

Grazzini Brothers won the National Terrazzo and Mosaic Association (NTMA) Job of the Year along with the Associated Builders & Contractors of Wisconsin Projects of Distinction Award for the Kalahari Resort in the Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin.

2012

Darrin Drosky join Grazzini Brothers as a Controller. Darrin is a member of the Leadership team and holds the positions of Integrator, Executive Vice President and Board Secretary.

2013

Amanda Eiynk joins Grazzini Brothers as the Human Resources Manager. Amanda is a member of the Leadership team and holds the position of Director of Administration.

2015

Grazzini Brothers installs tile, resilient flooring, rubber base, resinous floor and carpeting at U.S. Bank Stadium, home of the Minnesota Vikings. The largest construction project in Minnesota history.

2016

Grazzini Brothers & Co. install resilient flooring and carpeting at the Sanford Fargo Medical Center. The largest private construction project in North Dakota history.

2022

Amy Bratulich joins Grazzini Brothers & Company as the Director of Finance. Amy is a member of the Leadership team and holds the positions of Director of Finance, Chief Financial Officer and Treasure.

2023

To celebrate the 100 year anniversary of the company, the team takes a group re-enactment of the workers sitting on the steps of City Hall in Winona, Minnesota  in 1939.

2023

Re-enactment photo depicting current day diverse workforce in honor of our 100th year anniversary.

2023

Grazzini Brothers & Company turns 100 years old.

2023

Chris Grenier joins Grazzini Brothers & Company. Chris is a member of the Leadership Team and currently holds the position of Director of Field Operations.