Staker Parson Companies Receives Best of State Award 10th Year

October 15, 2014


Ogden, Utah, June 4, 2014:  Staker Parson Companies was awarded with the Utah Best of State medal in the Mining/Quarrying category.  The medal was received at the annual dinner event held on June 4 at the Best of State awards ceremony in Salt Lake City.

Best of State recognizes the people, organizations, and businesses that are achieving, innovating, and improving the quality of life in Utah. Fifty percent of the possible points are for overall achievement and excellence in service, products, or performance – including financial performance where applicable. Another thirty percent is for innovation, creativity and differentiation, and the remaining twenty percent is for contributions that make Utah a better place to live. In every category, there are numerous ways to show that a nominee measured up to the Best of State motto, “Excelling and Surpassing All Else.” ®

For over 60 years, Staker Parson Companies has worked to be the Preferred Source of quality sand, rock & landscape products, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, paving, and construction serving a wide variety of contractors, businesses, government agencies, municipalities, and homeowners. The company has been recognized by numerous organizations for its commitment to safety, quality, and innovation.  It’s not always about work though. The family of employees at Staker Parson Companies recognize their responsibility to help build the foundation of the communities where they live and work. Employees are encouraged to be involved in community and volunteer activities and the company supports many worthy causes including the Red Cross, Habitat for Humanity, homeless shelters, Sub 4 Santa, and assisted living centers.

As a leader in the aggregates, asphalt, and ready-mixed concrete industry, Staker Parson Companies is committed to educating the community about the vital role aggregate resources provide in improving quality of life. For this reason, the company developed an educational program called “Rocks Build Our World.” This program is designed to introduce people to the aggregates industry with the goal of helping people understand the importance of these natural resources and how they relate to each of us in our every day lives.  “Staker Parson Companies employees not only work hard at work, but enjoy working hard for the community,” said Scott Parson, Staker Parson Companies President. I am proud of our company culture and the employees who work so hard every day to make awards like this possible.