Russell Pichette returned to Fall River after serving in the U.S. Air Force in WWII and Korea, and formed Russell & Company. The Company focused on maintaining existing and erecting new drive-in movie theaters. Clients included EM Lowes, Redstone, Interstate Theaters, Hoyts Theaters, General Cinemas, and Patriot Cinemas.
Russell Pichette’s son, Russ Pichette, joins the company.
Russco & Company enters the retail construction market with the addition of Anderson Little stores.
The Company name is updated to Russco Inc., and the focus shifts to splitting large, single movie houses into multi-flex theaters. Russco also starts construction work in mills across Southern New England.
Russell Pichette’s other son, Matt Pichette, joins the Company.
Russell Pichette retires, and Russ & Matt take ownership of Russco.
Russco’s clients and portfolio expand across the U.S.to include Payless ShoeSource, Toys “R” US, Foot Locker, Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, and others.
Russco’s office moves to its current location on Commerce Drive in Fall River, MA, and the Company continues to broaden its market sector penetration to include food & beverage, healthcare, automotive, office, make-ready, and others.
Russ retires, and Matt takes ownership of the Company.