Testimonials: Why Manufacturer Pole Base?

Pole Base manufacturers get involved in producing Pole Base products for a variety of reasons. Take a look at the testimonials from current Pole Base manufacturers to learn how and why they got started, and what their experience has been like while building their Pole Base business.

Turner Concrete

Finding Growth Beyond the Burial Vault Business

With decades of experience in the burial vault business, Turner Vault Company wanted to expand their product offerings and added a new precast concrete construction division in 2005. They began offering precast site lighting bases because of the sales potential, but the production process was inefficient and cumbersome. After finding success producing Redi-Rock precast, modular retaining wall blocks (part of the Aster Brands family of solutions), they decided to produce their precast site lighting bases using the Pole Base forming system (also part of Aster Brands) to streamline their precast pole base process.

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Minnick Services

Business Expansion and Growth

When cremation started to take over the funeral and burial vault industry a few decades ago, Mark Minnick of Minnick Services decided to diversify his precast product offerings to make up for the decline in his company's burial vault sales. In 2016, after visiting the Wilbert Precast plant in Spokane and learning about their success producing Redi-Rock and Pole Base, Mark did his research, crunched the numbers, and decided that diversifying his business with Redi-Rock and Pole Base was an opportunity he needed to take advantage of.

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Brutsche Concrete Products

Diversication is Key

Brutsche Concrete Products in Battle Creek, Michigan, has a thriving precast concrete business. Diversification has been a key to success in the long term, and Pole Base has been an extension to their business that has kept the team going when other product lines were lagging.

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Adding In-Demand Product Lines

Continually seeking to innovate and expand, the CalPortland team saw a much-needed gap in the light pole base market. After adding Pole Base to their product line, CalPortland saw their sales revenue skyrocket in just two short years.

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Mid State Concrete Products

Tools and Resources Help with Fast Start

After receiving inquiries from local electrical contractors who had found Pole Base online, California-based precaster Mid State Concrete Products brought Pole Base into their portfolio. The started with two Pole Base forming systems and steadily increased their investment. They are currently casting six forms a day, five days a week to meet the steady demand. The tools and resources provided with the Pole Base manufacturing system allowed Mid State to train their staff and get off to a fast start.

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