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

by Alan Joch, May, 2014

When tradition meets reinvention, amazing things can happen. That’s a lesson four generations of leaders at Graniterock have been learning since the start of the twentieth century. Headquartered in Watsonville, California, the company survived and helped the region recover from the devastating San Francisco earthquake of 1906. It weathered economic downturns from the Great Depression to the more recent Great Recession and in the process grew to employ approximately 1,000 people, top lists of best companies to work for in its region, win the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, and become a driving force in community service activities.

Along the way, Graniterock management has had to keep pace with the construction demands of the era—starting from its roots as an operator of a granite quarry and evolving into a thriving construction materials and construction company that builds roads and airport runways.

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