Tri-Con Materials, Inc. is a manufacturer of conveyor, screening and aggregate processing equipment. In 2001, the Company expanded their facility in Hennepin, IL (Putnam County). Tri-Con Companies is comprised of several related corporations owned primarily by the Nelson Family. Tri-Con Industries, Inc. manufactures screening and conveyor systems. Tri-Con Materials, Inc. manufactures materials for the concrete industry where aggregate large stones are crushed, screened and washed along with virgin and recycled materials. Advanced Asphalt is a concrete company that blends aggregate and oils to make concrete. The total project was $1,330,000 and created 30 jobs.