Graniterock Celebrates 114 Years in Business

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by Amanda Bayhi

Aggregates Manager, February 13, 2014

Valentine’s Day is typically celebrated as a day of love, but one manufacturer has another reason to celebrate. California-based manufacturer Graniterock celebrates its 114th anniversary on Feb. 14. Graniterock spokesperson Keith Severson says the manufacturer — which produces aggregates, concrete, asphalt and construction materials — got its start at a large granite deposit next to a railroad in Aromas, California in the late 1800s and early 1900s. A.R. Wilson Quarry crew members The company formed on Valentine’s Day in 1900 and has been in operation since, working high-profile jobs including the runways at the San Francisco International, San Jose International and Salinas Municipal airports and providing material for Stanford’s Linear Accelerator Laboratory and the Monterey Bay Aquarium. - See more at:

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