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Aiming For Zero at Graniterock

Posted by Aaron Johnston on Mar 18, 2015

Graniterock People take great pride in their work. The phrase “make it better” is a core value we live by, and a continuous improvement culture permeates everything we do.  We are determined to make and deliver great products and projects for our customers. We put safety before all else, ensure that our operations and products are environmentally sound, and work each day to meet or exceed customer quality requirements.  This is just what we do.  
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Seaside 3-year-old cancer survivor granted wish to be a builder

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Cancer survivor, 3, granted wish to be a builder
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Seaside boy with kidney cancer granted wish to be builder

Posted by Keith Severson on Mar 18, 2015

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Up Close - Marvin Brandt

Posted by Rose Ann Woolpert on Mar 18, 2015

Graniterock People take pride in their ability to wear many hats on the job. Marvin Brandt, who manages Graniterock’s Quail Hollow Quarry in Felton and the Santa Cruz Sand Plant (also known as the Wilder Sand Quarry), is a Team Member who applies his many talents and varied experience wherever needed to get the job done. 
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Roni Williams - Handling the ABCs at Graniterock

Posted by Rose Ann Woolpert on Mar 18, 2015

If you are a Graniterock customer whose name begins with A, B or C, chances are you know Roni Williams. She handles these accounts as a part of her job in the Customer Service Department at the Graniterock Corporate Office in Watsonville. Roni spends her day with customers by phone or online,  to ensure billing is accurate and preliminary notices, liens and releases are correct and timely. Great communication is key, and Roni’s kind manner, friendly voice and professional experience help her build rapport with customers as she takes care of their business needs.
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Rock Solid

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After more than a century in business, Graniterock understands when and how to successfully upgrade to the newest version of Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Solutions
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One of Santa Cruz County's Most Important Resources - Sand

Posted by Keith Severson on Mar 18, 2015

Although Santa Cruz is famous for its beaches, one of the County’s most important stretches of sand lies inland in the Santa Cruz Mountains, in an area known as the Zayante sandhills. Tucked between the communities of Bonny Doon and Scotts Valley, the sandhills are isolated pockets of ancient sand that support an ecologically distinct assortment of plants and animals. Once covering about 6,365 acres, the sandhills are now restricted to less than 1,500, making it one of the rarest habitats in the state of California.
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Recognition Day - Building a Positive Culture

Posted by Greg Diehl on Mar 18, 2015

More than 25 years ago, former Graniterock CEO Bruce Woolpert introduced the idea of “Recognition Day” to Graniterock People. He brought the core of the idea from his experience as a manager at Hewlett-Packard, where legendary leaders Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard visited each HP Division once-a-year for a day-long “Division Review” to evaluate business performance.  Bruce modified the concept at Graniterock, and it became a key part of our Company Culture.
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Doug Sanders Concrete - Part of the Graniterock Family

Posted by Roger Swenson on Mar 18, 2015

Doug Sanders literally grew up with Graniterock concrete. His dad Larry, now retired, was a loyal Graniterock customer during his career as one of the largest concrete contractors in Santa Cruz County. Doug learned his trade next to his father, playing in sand piles on construction sites as a youngster. “Dad was always 100% Graniterock, I grew up with Graniterock and I can’t imagine getting my concrete anywhere else,” says Doug. “I’ve known these people all my life and they are like my family.”
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Donita Granado - Making It Better at Graniterock

Posted by Rose Ann Woolpert on Mar 18, 2015

At Graniterock, one of our core values is to continuously work to make ourselves better. During seven years with the Company, Donita Granado has embraced that value, challenging herself to learn, grow and develop as a member of the Graniterock Team. First with Building Materials Sales in Cupertino and Redwood City, then as Inside Sales support for Road Materials Account Managers in San Jose, Redwood City and South San Francisco, and now as a part of Graniterock’s Sales Associates Program, Donita has worked to better understand the Company and its products, with the goal of providing the best service possible to Graniterock customers.
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