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06 Apr


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GRI and the Coronavirus

April 6, 2020 | By | No Comments

George Reed, Inc is taking several steps to help reduce the spread of COVID-19, while keeping our commitment to protect the health and safety of our customers and our employees. 

We take this obligation very seriously.

We remain open for business at this time with a special focus on our critical mission of maintaining a safe workplace for all we encounter during the course of our work. We ask that our customers respect the safe space that we are all working under for your safety and for our most important asset, our employees.

There are no plans to stop, or suspend construction because of this health crisis at this time. Workers who support the construction of critical, or strategic infrastructure are considered essential by the Department of Homeland Security and have a special responsibility to maintain a normal work schedule. With our partners in industry, we will strive to keep all your projects on schedule.

Throughout this crisis, George Reed, Inc remains in constant contact with all our government agencies and our associations which have been essential during this time.

As public awareness is key during the spread of this coronavirus, we have also begun sharing safety information with all our customers and will continue to partner with our customers to make sure their employees are safe and our employees can do their job with safe distancing.

We will continue to ask all our business partners and our employees to follow commonsense guidelines of maintaining 6 foot distant, washing your hands, covering your mouth when you cough and staying home when you’re sick. We will continue to add information as it changes for any information please use

George Reed, Inc is an essential business in the construction industry. With that distinction comes a huge responsibility that our company is prepared to meet while making sure we do our jobs safely for all our customers, and all George Reed, Inc employees.



10 Jan


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Flood Prepared?

January 10, 2017 | By | One Comment

Are you prepared for flooding? George Reed Inc. is prepared to supply you with any of your flooding needs. From sand for sandbags to rip rap for slope protection, George Reed Inc. has 4 locations that can provide the materials that you may need. Our sales reps are standing by to answer questions, provide pricing and direct you to where your needs can be fulfilled.

23 May


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Jr. Navy Seals Honored

May 23, 2016 | By | No Comments

Friday night we opened the Reed Carseum to the Stanislaus Junior Navy Seal Annual Dinner honoring an amazing group of kids who recently competed in the 2016 Navy Seals Trident Challenge at the Naval Seal Base in Coronado, CA. Led by mentor Buddy Wesson, our Companies and the Norma and Wendell Reed Family Foundation been annually supporting this endeavor for the many years.

26 Apr


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A Decade for Delwyn!

April 26, 2016 | By | No Comments

Delwyn Falk celebrates 10 years with George Reed this week.  He began in April of 2006 as our Material Sales Representative and has played a key role in our Sales Staff ever since.  Delwyn’s exceptional customer service skills have enabled George Reed to build and maintain strong relationships with its customers.  He has also bridged the gap  between George Reed and its sister companies, serving as a liaison who facilitates vital communication between departments.  We couldn’t be happier to congratulate him on this milestone and look forward to celebrating the next one!

30 Jul


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GR gets Ergonomics Training to reduce injuries

July 30, 2015 | By | No Comments

George Reed Staff Personnel receive Dynamic Ergonomics Training that helps office professionals beat Repetitive Stress Injuries and Back Pain. The Sittingsafe® training is a new generation of job-specific, on-site ergonomics training. Designed to reduce office-based injuries such as repetitive stress injuries and carpal tunnel syndrome, Sittingsafe is geared to those who work with computers or perform other job activities while in a seated position. The training consisted of:

1. Job site analysis/pre-assessment.

2.  Design and customization of workshop.

3. Introduction – Get employees to understand the program and become motivated to be responsible for their own wellness.

4. Employees learn proper office ergonomics and other pertinent information to prevent harmful accumulation of physical stress that leads to pain, fatigue and injury.

5. Sittingsafe 3-minute stretching routine.

6. Practical learning module – each participant gets to apply what they learned to ensure they can set up any workstation properly for their bodies.

Cumulative Trauma Disorders are a result of continuous stress on the body. The key to preventing these costly injuries is to reduce the amount of stress incurred on a daily basis by properly adapting the environment to be more user-friendly, correcting improper biomechanics and through a proper stretching routine, rid the body of accumulated stress.

The class was conducted by Dougg Gerard, IPS
10 W Locust Street
Lodi, CA  95240

10 Jun


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Wendell Reed to be Grand Marshall

June 10, 2015 | By | No Comments

Wendell Reed to serve as Grand Marshall at this years’ Graffiti Summer classic car parade in Modesto, California and will drive a car from his pristine collection.

19 May


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Brett Case receives VBE Scholarship

May 19, 2015 | By | No Comments

Congratulations to Brett Case, son of George Reed employee Stacy Case. He is a 2015 recipient of one of the Scholarships awarded by the Valley Builder’s Exchange. Recipients are selected based on criteria from categories such as scholastic achievement, construction related career goals and participation in school and community activities. The award was presented by George Reed employee, Delwyn Falk. Brett aspires for a career in the IT field and will be attending Portland State. Way to go Brett!

19 Feb


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Reed hosts MSHA annual refesher

February 19, 2015 | By | No Comments

This week George Reed hosted MSHA Annual Refresher training at the Carseum in the Modesto yard.  Other companies attending included Basic Resources, GCU, 711, and Layman Electric.  The 8 hour annual refresher is requirement of MSHA for operators to provide to their employees.  The training revolves around miner safety and health, best practices, hazards in mining, and recent fatalities.  This year, as in past years, CalOSHA Mining and Tunneling Unit’s state grantee Mark Hirzy led the training with informative videos, PowerPoint presentations, and educational games.  Approximately 110 people received training over the two days.

23 Dec


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George Reed supports Oakdale Educational Foundation

December 23, 2014 | By | No Comments

Here is a thank you letter from the foundation. With the help of local sponsors, they were able to raise over $100,000.00 in grants this year. We are proud to support our local teachers and kids!




28 Aug


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Foreman Brian James to the rescue!

August 28, 2014 | By | No Comments

Open letter to George Reed Inc:

This week as I was stuck at the Exit of Twain Harte, Ca.  The wait to proceed was over 20 minutes.  I turned off my car, and waited even longer. My car would not turn over again, and I had to back it up with no power steering 🙁 I got it partially  off the road into someone\’s driveway and feared that I would be hit by oncoming traffic.  I was ready to call AAA when along came this big white truck and a man jumped out.  Being a Senior Citizen at first I was frightened. It was your Foreman Brian James with a big smile on his face asking if I needed help.  Boy did I ever :).  Brian pulled his battery cables out of his truck and had me on my way in what seemed like seconds.  he then advised me to get to a Gas Station or repair shop. Which I did.  I asked Brian for a business card and I have emailed all of my friends in the area your email address as we are short of contractors up here with good work ethics. All I can say is what a wonderful man he was to assist me.

I can’t thank him enough, especially due to the fact that cars where going by at a fast rate to due to the repaving of 108.  I thank your company for having such a compassionate employee, who would stop to help a Senior in distress. Everybody on my email list has received your companies name and email for future contractors information.  I also posted it on Facebook to let people know there are still good  samaritans out there!

Sincerely,  Ardee J. Mucha