Empire Group | Delaware Valley Utility Contractors | PA

Empire Group

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Welcome to the Empire Group

2015 marked the 60-year anniversary of the beginning of THE EMPIRE GROUP. Harry “Whitey” O’Neill Jr. founded the Empire Wrecking Co. of Reading, PA, in 1955 to provide demolition services to Berks County and its surrounding areas. Sixty years later, the Empire Group is led by the founder's sons, Harry J. O'Neill III, President, and Todd M. O'Neill, Exec. Vice President. Today, the business includes six companies, more than 200 employees, a large fleet of vehicles, and more than 400 pieces of equipment. In addition to Empire Wrecking, now known as Empire Services, the Empire Group grew to include: Empire Surplus Home Center; Elk Environmental Services; Berks Transfer; Delaware Valley Contractors (DVC); and Delaware Valley Utility Contractors (DVUC). The Empire Group is proud of its tradition of excellent service. The company is ready to supply all your demolition, excavation, emergency response, waste disposal, transport, environmental remediation, and building product needs.

The mission of Empire Group to provide exceptional service, maintain the highest level of professionalism, integrity, and fairness for our customers, subcontractors, suppliers, and professional associates.

Empire Services

Empire Services provides reliable, cost-effective demolition and excavation to meet some of the toughest challenges in Eastern Pennsylvania.


Elk Environmental Services

Elk Environmental Services recently celebrated 25 years of providing environmental remediation, emergency response, and waste management services to the mid-Atlantic states.


Delaware Valley Contractors

Delaware Valley Contractors (DVC) is a full-service trucking company, providing transportation of bulk commodities and equipment to contractors and developers.


Delaware Valley Utility Contractors

Delaware Valley Utility Contractors (DVUC) provide directional drilling , utility installation, emergency utility repairs, vacuum excavation, and certified pipe fusion.


Berks Transfer

Berks Transfer provides companies and individuals with hauling and waste disposal services, and can accept 1,000 tons of waste per day.


Empire Surplus Home Center

Visit Empire Surplus Home Center in Leesport to find the lowest prices for the best home improvement products, including windows, doors, flooring, hot tubs, furniture, and kitchen and bath products.