Press Release
April 6, 2010

Graniterock Team Member Earns Interlocking Paver Certification

Neil Kunkel of Graniterock, Cupertino, California, has completed the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI) Level I Graduate Program. Neil attended a two-day educational course and passed the subsequent exam to receive his ICPI Level IConcrete Paver Installer Certification.

An interlocking concrete paver is pre-cast concrete or brick commonly used in exterior hardscaping applications. ICPI education provides graduates with knowledge of industryguidelines, practices, and advances applicable to theconstruction and installationof interlocking concrete pavers. ICPI supports members in assuring segmental pavement systems are the preferred choice for sustainable and environmentally friendly pavements in North America.

Neil is a graduate of Cabrillo College and has been with Graniterock since 2005. He currently works as a Project Engineer/Manager for Graniterock Builders out of the Cupertino Design Center. Neil is a Santa Cruz native, and enjoys surfing and playing softball.

Graniterock has been headquartered in Watsonville, California, since its founding in 1900. The Company’s employees work in branch locations in South San Francisco, Redwood City, San Jose, Gilroy, Salinas, Monterey, Oakland, Watsonville, Cupertino, Felton and Santa Cruz. Graniterock supplies construction materials including; ready-mix concrete, hot mix asphalt, building materials, landscaping supplies, rock, sand and gravel. The Company’s Pavex Construction Division is a significant regional heavy engineering contractor building roadways, airports and private commercial and residential projects. Graniterock received the 1992 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award and the 1994 Governor’s Golden State Quality Award. The Company has been one of the 100 Best Places to Work in America by Fortune Magazine for a number of years.

For Immediate Release:
For more information, contact:
Keith Severson, Marketing Services Manager, 831.768.2063