On Monday, October 2, 2023, Jason Erickson was named the National Ready Mix Concrete Association (NRMCA) 2023 National Mixer Driver Champion during the Awards Banquet at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee.
Erickson, representing CPC Materials in Arlington, Washington, competed against 100 drivers from around the U.S. in a variety of tests including a reaction-time test, visual vehicle inspection, parallel parking challenge, delivery ticket station, two-hour written examination and more. Erickson, the overall champion, also came in first place in the delivery ticket test and tied with six other drivers for first place on the written examination.
CalPortland had 11 talented drivers representing its regional operations at the 2023 Driver Championship. Perry Duval representing the Phoenix Division was one of the six drivers tied for 1st place on the written exam. Also competing in the championship:
Juventino (Tino) Pineda Rivas, Central Coast Region
Hernan Abril, Tucson Region
Pablo Lopez, So. California Region
John Lamb, Glacier Northwest
Walter Martinez, San Diego Region
Wesley Hackbarth, Nevada Region
Mike Moore, Glacier Northwest
Juan (Carlos) Zepeda, Central Valley Region
Josh Hurless, CPC Materials
Congratulations to all the drivers participating in this year’s 2023 National Mixer Driver Championship!
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, 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 at the Executive Offices in Summerlin, Nevada. For more information about CalPortland Company, visit www.calportland.com.
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