LASTRADA Partners Featured in California Asphalt Magazine Member Spotlight

Aug 4, 2017 8:32:01 AM / by Dan Ridolfi

LASTRADA Partners, is featured in the 2017 Environmental issue of the California Asphalt Pavement Association (CalAPA) magazine.

“We were pleased to highlight CalAPA associate member LASTRADA Partners in the most recent issue of our association magazine,” said Russell W. Snyder, Executive Director of the California Asphalt Pavement Association. “It is exciting to read about the emergence and deployment of innovative technology to help our asphalt producer members optimize their operations and increase profitability.”

The California Asphalt Pavement Association (CalAPA), originally founded in 1953 in Los Angeles, is a non-profit trade association and is comprised of asphalt producers, refiners, paving contractors, testing labs, consulting engineers, product suppliers, equipment manufacturers and representatives from other companies related to the asphalt pavement industry in California. CalAPA members operate facilities in every part of the state. The association works closely with Caltrans, local agencies, university researchers and regional and national industry associations. CalAPA has strategic alliances with public agencies and the National Asphalt Pavement Association, the Asphalt Institute and the Asphalt Alliance. CalAPA members and activities reflect a broad, comprehensive base of knowledgeable resources available to assist its members, the industry and all others interested in asphalt pavements. CalAPA is dedicated to serving the industry, working in partnership with public agencies, and improving California's asphalt pavement infrastructure for the benefit of all Californians.

LASTRADA Partners is an active member of the California Asphalt Pavement Association. “We feel we should be a partner in industry”, said Dan Ridolfi President of LASTRADA Partners. “Partnership is more than just a part of our name; It’s a core value of our firm”.

LASTRADA Partners offers LASTRADA™ software for construction materials testing and provides consulting services throughout the U.S. and Canada with a strong focus in California. Dan Ridolfi, President of LASTRADA Partners, is a licensed professional engineer in California and has spent a majority of his career in the state. As a result, the recent user configurations for construction materials testing and engineering offered by LASTRADA Partners were built with consideration for California’s unique requirements.

The CalAPA article highlights the extensive background of the founding partners, the 20-year history of the LASTRADA software, and LASTRADA Partners’ unique value proposition. Ridolfi discusses the unique needs-based engineering support that his team provides and the importance of achieving a strong ROI for LASTRADA Partners’ clients.

The member spotlight can be found on page 26 of the 2017 Environmental issue.

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Dan Ridolfi

Written by Dan Ridolfi