The ARIZONA ROCK PRODUCTS ASSOCIATION (ARPA) is a trade organization, that for 58 years has represented companies producing nearly all the aggregate materials in the State of Arizona. ARPA is the oldest Mining Association in Arizona and our membership includes producers or suppliers of aggregate, asphaltic concrete, ready mix concrete, asphalt and portland cement, as well as trucking firms, paving contractors and other aggregate end users, material testing labs and ancillary companies. Members benefit from the Association’s professional and knowledgeable staff that is dedicated to preserving the sustainability of the rock products industry. With our outstanding safety and environmental record, substantial economic benefits and active social and political involvement, ARPA members, associates and employees are proud of our contribution to the growth of Arizona and to the future of our people and communities.
In 2014, the Arizona Rock Products Industry created a direct economic impact valued at nearly $1.6 billion with a direct indirect effect of $2.9 billion. The producers of aggregates, stone, cement, asphalt, and ready mix concrete employ over 6,124 employees and supply essential materials to the construction industry that employs an additional 112,577 workers. The Rock Products industry is a significant and dynamic force in Arizona’s economy.
Our Mission Statement
Revised by the ARPA Board of Directors March, 2013
Arizona Rock Products Association promotes and preserves the sustainability of the rock products industry through active involvement in the community, regulatory, and political processes.–ARPA Board of Directors
ARPA provides substantial benefits to our members and the communities in which we serve and operate. ARPA supports numerous technical and educational committees focused on environmental, safety, quality and transportation issues and these committees form the nucleus of ARPA‘s aggressive participation in state and community affairs. ARPA and its members strive to work productively within the political and regulatory infrastructure in order to continue to improve the lives of others and invest in the future of our communities.
ARPA, our members and employees care about the communities in which we live and work. As such, member companies, and associations are active participants in charitable, educational, and social issues, and work diligently to ensure that the benefits of our organization and industry span the diverse social and economic needs of our State.