Methuen Construction Ownership Transfered

Salem, NH—-After more than five decades in the Asadoorian family, ownership of Methuen Construction, a Salem-based general contractor, has been transferred to Joseph Barbone.

Methuen is a Salem-based general contractor that offers professional construction, management, fabrication, facilities maintenance and design/build services.  Power, waste-to-energy, water/wastewater treatment, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, semiconductor, and food and beverage are among the industries the company serves.

Outgoing president and chairman Leon Asadoorian said,  “During more than 25 years at Methuen, Joe Barbone has demonstrated a total commitment to excellence and more recently as its CEO, has led the company to unprecedented growth and success.”

Methuen Construction was founded by Leon and Elizabeth Asadoorian in their Methuen, Mass. home and adjoining barn in 1960.  The company had two employees and did commercial and residential site construction.

After decades of growth, the company moved to its current Salem, N.H. facility in 2001, where it now has more than 150 employees.