KriStar eyes second precast plant, in tandem with Northgate Ready Mix

Sources: KriStar Enterprises Inc., Santa Rosa, Calif.; CP staff

Stormwater management products specialist KriStar plans a February 2013 production start at a Windsor, Calif., site along Highway 101—about 30 miles north of the Golden Gate Bridge. Designed as a Caltrans Section 51 Certified Facility, it will more than double the company’s capacity for structural precast components collecting, filtering and treating runoff.

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Northgate Ready Mix extends ‘green’ market with new plant, solar-powered quarry

Source: CP staff

About one year ago, Dean Soiland, the principal in Santa Rosa-based aggregates producer BoDean Company partnered with brother Troy to purchase the seven-year-old Northgate Ready Mix name and brand, and proceeded to use the still-struggling Northern California economy to its advantage by buying a new plant and 11 relatively new mixer trucks at reasonable prices.

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