The Poland Corporation specializes in professional site development and excavation services for homeowners and businesses including complete site work, septic systems, lot clearing, land clearing, foundation preparation, foundation digging, underground utilities, road construction, land grading and sloping, drainage systems, rock removal, culverts, demolition, driveways, sub-divisions, hardscape rock walls and retaining walls. The Poland Corporation is a materials supplier of sand, gravel, rock, screened loam, and salt and sand owning three pits locally which we deliver our materials from. The Poland Corporation provides snow removal, snow plowing and salt and sand services in Maine’s harsh winters as well as selling firewood we harvest and process.
Established in 1974 by Kenneth Poland, The Poland Corporation prides ourselves in our work and in being family owned and operated by three generations – Kenneth, Shane and Sullivan Poland. We have earned our exceptional reputation by delivering the best site work and excavation in the Western Maine area and consistently providing professional services and quality work to all of those who work with us for nearly fifty years. We work on your project with the same high quality standards we would use on our own – there is no difference for us. When you call The Poland Corporation, you will speak with one of our owners personally about your project or needs. The Poland Corporation services the Western Maine Mountains area which includes Oxford County and the Sunday River Ski Resort Area.
The Poland Corporation is a site development and excavation company handling residential, commercial and municipal work. Our professional site development and excavation services provides homeowners and businesses complete site work, excavation services, septic system installation, lot clearing, land clearing, sub-division development, house lots, new road construction, demolition, foundation preparation, foundation digging, drainage systems, driveways, rock removal, land grading and sloping, culvert installation, culvert replacements, underground utility installation and hardscape rock walls and retaining walls. Our municipal work offers utilities, water and sewer line work, culvert installation, culvert replacements, and aggregate supplies.
The Poland Corporation has materials for sale including sand, gravel, rock, screened loam plus salt and sand mix along with green and seasoned firewood for sale and feed hay for sale. We offer delivery of our materials and products for sale locally in Maine.
The Poland Corporation offers commercial and residential snow removal and snow plowing along with salt and sand services in Maine’s harsh winters.
Meet the Owners
Kenneth Poland grew up in Woodstock, Maine and has spent his adult life in West Paris, Maine with his wife Sandra where they founded The Poland Corporation in 1974. Kenneth started his business in logging and trucking with a company he called Poland’s Logging Corporation, which became The Poland Corporation, as the company grew and expanded. In the 1980’s, The Poland Corporation was one of the first companies in the State of Maine to harvest and chip whole trees for biomass. Over the years, The Poland Corporation has continued to grow and expand with the times, and today is a site development and excavation company as well as a supplier of materials and firewood. Kenneth has accumulated a multitude of experience throughout his career that includes founding and operating Poland’s Logging Corporation and The Poland Corporation, buying and selling real estate, developing land and properties for residential and commercial purposes and developing and building tower sites. Kenneth is well known in Maine and prides himself for his quality of work, professionalism, reliability and his
honesty. Today, Kenneth still is active in The Poland Corporation as President of the company. He may deliver your load of materials or firewood personally. He takes calls daily from those looking for estimates and to discuss projects and meets with many who are looking to hire The Poland Corporation for its site development and excavation services.
Kenneth loves to buy and sell land and properties. He very actively buys and sells land and properties that he may harvest the wood from, sub-divide into residential house lots, or develop into commercial lease properties. He has a keen eye that is able to see the potential in a piece of land or existing property and understand what it could be and its full value and potential.
Vice President, The Poland Corporation (Second Generation)
Shane Poland grew up and has spent his life in West Paris, Maine. He graduated locally from Oxford Hills High School. As a child, Shane practically grew up on a truck and an excavator. Shane operated heavy equipment before he had a driver’s license. He worked part-time during high school for The Poland Corporation chasing parts along with a variety of roles for the company. Once Shane graduated high school and took some college classes in drafting and engineering, he started working full-time for The Poland Corporation. Initially, Shane worked in trucking and logging for the company.
In the 1990’s, Shane convinced Kenneth to expand their trucking and logging business and go into the firewood business by buying a firewood processor. The Poland Corporation to this day logs and harvests trees, processes firewood and delivers firewood for sale locally in Maine. Today, Shane runs the day to day operations of The Poland Corporation managing our team. Shane brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to our company, every job and every project.
Shane meets with potential customers to provide estimates for site development and excavation as well as provide ideas of what can be done on a job or how best to do it. Shane holds the following certifications with the State of Maine:
- Shoreland Zoning Certification from State of Maine DEP
- Erosion and sedimentation control certification #1640
State of Maine DEP
Full certification for Shane and The Poland Corporation
- Certified Septic Installer
State of Maine
- Certified Septic Inspector
State of Maine
Shane spends a lot of time enjoying all that Maine offers from time on Norway Lake to snowmobiling the northern parts of Maine with his family.
Sullivan Poland grew up and lives in West Paris, Maine, graduated from Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School, went on to study engineering at Maine Maritime Academy and today works full-time for the family business. Sullivan, like his father Shane, grew up on a truck or an excavator and operated heavy equipment before he had a driver’s license. He also worked for The Poland Corporation part-time during his high school years.
Today, Sullivan drives dump truck, as he holds a Class 1 CDL license, for the company delivering materials and firewood as well as operates basically every piece of heavy equipment the company owns. He is an excellent excavator operator.
Treasurer & Bookkeeper, The Poland Corporation
Sandra Poland grew up in and has spent her life in West Paris, Maine. Sandra is a graduate of West Paris High School and holds a B.A. from the University of Maine at Orono and a M.S. from the University of Maine.
Sandra taught high school mathematics at Oxford Hills High School for 26 years, ran a successful antique shop in West Paris called Mollyockett Marketplace Antique Center, and now is the bookkeeper for The Poland Corporation.
Shoreland Zoning Certification from State of Maine DEP
Erosion and sedimentation control certification #1640
State of Maine DEP
Full certification for Shane Poland and The Poland Corporation
Certified Septic Installer
State of Maine
Certified Septic Inspector
State of Maine
Our Service Area
The Poland Corporation delivers materials of sand, rock, gravel, screened loam, salt & sand as well as firewood and feed hay within a twenty mile radius of The Poland Corporation’s office in West Paris, Maine throughout most of Oxford County, to Sunday River Ski Resort, local homes and businesses and beyond. We deliver our materials to the following towns in Maine: West Paris, Bethel, Andover, Woodstock, Greenwood, Sumner, Hartford, Buckfield, Norway, Paris, South Paris, Oxford, Otisfield, Waterford, Newry, Locke Mills, Minot, Mechanic Falls and Harrison. If you live outside of this area or have a special request, please call us to discuss.
The Poland Corporation mainly services up to a twenty mile radius of our office in West Paris, Maine for site development and excavation, snow plowing and snow removal, and our salt and sand service. Call us to discuss your needs and specific location you need serviced.
We work in the Oxford County area of Western Maine and to the following towns: West Paris, Bethel, Andover, Woodstock, Greenwood, Sumner, Hartford, Buckfield, Norway, Paris, South Paris, Oxford, Otisfield, Waterford, Newry, Locke Mills, Minot, Mechanic Falls and Harrison. We frequently work in the Sunday River Ski Resort area; Mt. Abram Ski Resort area; many local lake, pond and campground areas to include: Norway Lake (Pennesseewassee Lake), Lake Christopher, Sand Pond, North Pond, South Pond, Twitchell Pond, Bryant Pond, Thompson Lake, Sebago Lake, and Papoose Pond and Campground. Call us to discuss your needs and specific location you need serviced.
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