The 2024 MCA Plant Manager of the Year Award goes to Paul Finkler from Consumers Concrete Corporation.

As we delve into the story of Paul’s remarkable career spanning decades with Consumers Concrete Corp., it becomes evident why Paul stands as a shining example of dedication, leadership, and excellence in plant management.

Paul Finkler Jr


With a career that began 30 years ago as a mixer driver across five different plants, Paul's journey exemplifies the quintessential rise through the ranks. His unwavering commitment to excellence and his inherent drive to take pride in every task set before him have been constants throughout his tenure.

What sets Paul apart is not just his diligence but his ability to lead by example. Paul's meticulous approach to plant management has been pivotal in steering the Holland Ready Mix Plant towards unparalleled success. Under his stewardship, the plant has not only met but exceeded expectations, especially in its ability to service large-scale projects with remarkable accuracy and efficiency. Paul has demonstrated unparalleled resourcefulness, batching four times the number of yards in 2023 compared to 2021 without compromising on safety or quality.

One of Paul's most notable achievements lies in his leadership in safety. His unwavering dedication to fostering a culture of safety at the Holland Plant has not only garnered recognition from the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) but has also earned the plant the prestigious Gold Award for Excellence in Safety for three consecutive years. This accolade proves Paul's unwavering commitment to ensuring the well-being of his team and upholding the highest standards of safety protocols.

Moreover, Paul's knack for innovation and continuous improvement shines through in his approach towards plant operations. His eye for detail and proactive stance towards enhancing plant efficiency have not only optimized production processes but have also minimized waste. Paul's skill extends to craftsmanship, evident in the high-quality bin blocks produced under his supervision.

Paul’s remarkable journey from a mixer driver to a plant manager stands as a testament to his relentless pursuit to improve and advance. As we celebrate Paul's remarkable achievements, we also acknowledge his invaluable contributions to the concrete industry, Consumers Concrete, and as an inspiration for future generations.