September 19, 2016, Glendora, CA, – CalPortland is proud to announce and celebrate its 125 Year Anniversary on September 21, 2016. The company was established in 1891 in Colton, CA as California Portland Cement Company, the first cement production facility west of the Rocky Mountains. Strategically placed to provide construction materials for the expansion of Los Angeles and the southwestern United States, the founders built this company on the values of Integrity, Quality Unsurpassed, Safety and Technical Superiority. Those values have been carried on throughout the decades by the company’s people and are still evident to this day through the high quality building materials and services that CalPortland provides to the construction industry.
“Today, CalPortland is building on its past for a bright and better future. Through key strategic mergers and acquisitions we have brought together more technology and the best people and now proudly serve six western states and two Canadian provinces. CalPortland is dedicated to using all of our resources to help make our customers successful,” said Allen Hamblen, President and CEO of CalPortland.
CalPortland takes pride in building upon and maximizing the efficiencies and strengths of a vertically integrated organization. Through key components of cement manufacturing and distribution, aggregate production, ready-mixed concrete operations, asphalt production and construction services the company provides sustainable and resilient products for the construction and reconstruction of the country’s infrastructure.
CalPortland has faithfully honored the legacy of the founders and is forging its own legacy of excellence, industry leadership and innovation. Over the decades CalPortland has created a culture of safety, environmental stewardship, and giving back to the communities in which they are located. The company recognizes that its employees are the ultimate driving force behind its success for over a century. For that reason, CalPortland remains diligent in providing a safe and healthful work environment where commitment to success, growth, creativity, and productivity can thrive.
CalPortland is grateful for the contributions made by all of its employees and customers that have contributed to the success of the company over the past 125 years. We are proud of our heritage and stand behind our commitment to our customers when we say “Expect More … We Deliver” with “Quality Unsurpassed.” CalPortland looks forward to building on the strong legacy of its past by continuing to provide the highest quality products and services to build a more resilient and sustainable future.
CalPortland Company is a major producer of cement, ready mixed concrete, aggregates, concrete products and asphalt in the western United States and Canada. Founded in 1891 with the principle of providing unsurpassed quality, CalPortland remains a leader in the industry through its commitment to quality, safety, customer service, technical excellence and environmental leadership. The company maintains its headquarters in Glendora, California and operates in the Western U.S. and two Canadian Provinces. For more information about CalPortland Company, visit www.calportland.com.