Robert Thorne established Thorne’s Excavating Company, LLC, a family owned and operated business, in 1963. The following year, TEC received Tennessee Contractors License 8782, with license classifications MU, HRA, and BC-28.
TEC has been located in Lebanon, Tennessee, since founding, specializing in grading and utilities, the majority of which are confined to the Middle Tennessee area.
Ownership has now shifted to son, Gary Thorne, who also serves as Chief Manager with over 40 years service to the company.
Gary is supported by his son, Eric Thorne – Operations Manager and Gary’s father, Robert Thorne – Founder / Consultant.
This leadership and all of our talented employees strive to maintain the solid business reputation and quality of work our customers have known for over 50 years.