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VanDerVart Concrete Products has the answer.

VanDerVart’s block production facility produces a wide range of standard and specialty block including standard smooth face block, decorative split face block, colored block, water repellent block, and retaining wall block.

Some of those products are used in commercial/industrial construction, which is a big sector of VanDerVart’s business. A number of years ago the New Holstein plant provided all the concrete for the floor at the Wal-Mart store in Chilton. More recently, VanDerVart is or has provided concrete for expansion projects at Sargento Foods facilities in Kiel and Hilbert as well as for a new building at Road America in Elkhart Lake.

Bosma said VanDerVart worked throughout the winter and the work load looks steady through the next few seasons. “There’s a lot of work all the way around,” he said. The New Holstein facility currently employs about half a dozen people, although Bosma said he is looking for additional qualified drivers with their Commercial Driver’s License.

For more information about VanDerVart Concrete Products stop at the New Holstein location during normal business hours or call 898-5771.