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Folsom Ready Mix Announces Purchase of P&L Concrete Products

Folsom Ready Mix Announces Purchase of P&L Concrete Products

We’re thrilled to announce that Farmer Companies, through a strategic stock purchase, will officially welcome P&L Concrete Products, Inc. into the Folsom Ready Mix family, effective June 10, 2024.

Since 1979, P&L Concrete Products has been a cornerstone of excellence in the concrete industry, earning a reputation for quality and reliability. We’re honored to welcome them to the Folsom Ready Mix family, while ensuring their respected brand continues to thrive.

Folsom Ready Mix: Mosquito Road Bridge Project Hits Major Milestone

Folsom Ready Mix: Mosquito Road Bridge Project Hits Major Milestone

We’re excited to share a significant update on the El Dorado County Mosquito Road Bridge Project! This ambitious initiative, which aims to connect Swansboro and Placerville, California, has officially reached the halfway mark. As a key supplier of ready mix concrete, Folsom Ready Mix is proud to play an integral role in this monumental project.

Since breaking ground in September 2022, the project has progressed steadily despite the challenging terrain and weather delays. The recent completion of the footings for the bridge’s two main support pillars marked a major milestone. These footings involved pouring nearly 1,100 cubic feet of concrete, equivalent to about 120 full concrete trucks, reinforcing the critical base structures on both sides of the South Fork American River gorge.

Folsom Ready Mix Engages Young Minds at “Careers on Wheels” Event

Folsom Ready Mix Engages Young Minds at “Careers on Wheels” Event

On Tuesday, April 30th, Folsom Ready Mix will be a proud participant at the “Careers on Wheels” event hosted by Gateway International School in Sacramento, CA. This exciting event aims to introduce students from TK through 5th grade to a variety of careers by showcasing vehicles used in different professions.

Folsom Ready Mix Enhances Anderson Facility for Improved Capacity and Reliability

Folsom Ready Mix Enhances Anderson Facility for Improved Capacity and Reliability

Folsom Ready Mix recently unveiled significant upgrades at its Anderson plant, including a new batch office and an advanced automated aggregate system. These enhancements not only bolster plant capacity but also enhance reliability for a facility with a longstanding presence since the mid-1900s. As a key location serving the greater Redding and Shasta County areas in California, maintaining Anderson’s reliability as a ready mix concrete source is paramount for Folsom Ready Mix, a Farmer Company. We’d like to extend our gratitude to all of our customers that assisted with these improvements, particularly ProBuilt Contracting, Inc. and Eric Dunton Construction, Inc., for their support in the project implementation.

Folsom Ready Mix: Southbound Cottonwood Scales I-5 Project

Folsom Ready Mix: Southbound Cottonwood Scales I-5 Project

Anderson, CA – Located approximately 7 miles north of Red Bluff in Tehama County, a significant infrastructure improvement project is in progress. Folsom Ready Mix plays a key role in supplying concrete for the SB Cottonwood Scales project on Interstate 5, extending from 0.3 mile north of the Snively Road Overcrossing to 0.4 mile north of the Bowman Road Overcrossing. This endeavor aims to upgrade the southbound Cottonwood Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Facility (CVEF) to a full Class C facility.

Folsom Ready Mix: El Dorado County’s Mosquito Road Bridge Project

Folsom Ready Mix: El Dorado County’s Mosquito Road Bridge Project

Folsom Ready Mix is in the midst of supplying ready mix concrete to Shimmick Construction for the El Dorado County Mosquito Road Bridge Project, a major initiative set to link Swansboro and Placerville, California. The project involves constructing a 1,200-foot-long balanced cantilever bridge over the South Fork American River gorge. The success of this enterprise is not only attributed to construction expertise, but also reflects a remarkable degree of teamwork involving skilled personnel from both government and private entities. Furthermore, the project highlights the commendable “patient cooperation” demonstrated by local businesses and property owners. This collective effort underscores the importance of collaboration and synergy.

Folsom Ready Mix Joins Battle of the Bags: Breaking Records and Supporting Military Families

Folsom Ready Mix Joins Battle of the Bags: Breaking Records and Supporting Military Families

In a spirited display of community and camaraderie, Folsom Ready Mix is thrilled to announce its participation in the “Battle of the Bags Roebbelen Charity Cornhole Tournament” event. The tournament, set to take place Wednesday, February 7, 2024, at the Roebbelen Event Center in Roseville, California, aims to break the world record for the largest cornhole tournament. Folsom Ready Mix will join with two teams of four players each.