CAPA, headquartered in Palmview, is the largest company south of San Antonio that offers concrete, aggregates, pipe and asphalt all under one roof. With over 250 employees, CAPA operates 4 plants and 1 mobile plant in South Texas.
MAGIC VALLEY CONCRETE (concrete)
Customer satisfaction begins with rigid adherence to quality control. Our ready-mixed concrete is manufactured with the most technically advanced equipment available. Attention is paid to the smallest detail. At CAPA we believe that quality-minded people create quality products.
Our concern for quality is matched by our devotion to service. CAPA sales representatives spend countless hours on job sites, ensuring that production and delivery meet or exceed buyer expectations. Our administrative and support departments continually focus on customer needs. We routinely survey customer satisfaction and stress the values of quality and service to our employees through training and our commitment to the CAPA “Experience”. The process begins with a genuine desire to provide quality and service. The result is customer satisfaction and long-term business relationships.
We have an excellent reputation and we specialize in servicing our customers. Our quality control and operations are managed by trained and certified individuals, consistently improving their education and knowledge with validated instruction classes, video and manuals. Our office staff has many years of experience in accounting procedures, customer service, inventory control and human resources.
RIO VALLEY PIPE (concrete pipe)
CAPA/Rio Valley Pipe has been manufacturing reinforced concrete pipe, culvert boxes, inlets, and manholes in Rio Grande Valley for over 16 years. We manufacture a complete line of reinforced concrete products for various storm water applications, drainage, and Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) projects. Our pipe is made in all standard sizes and meets or exceeds all applicable ASTM standards, TXDOT, and local requirements.
Concrete pipe has a long record of outstanding structural performance under the most severe conditions. For information about the advantages of concrete pipe over pipe made of other materials please contact one of our customer service representatives.
CAPA, with its skilled and knowledgeable work force, continues its commitment to only the best products and service.
Reliability is the cornerstone of everything we do. It’s what makes us the leading manufacturer of precast concrete in the Rio Grande Valley and surrounding areas, and what thousands of satisfied customers have come to expect.
UPPER VALLEY MATERIALS (aggregates and asphalt)
CAPA / Upper Valley Materials staff offers years of specialized experience in the asphalt and aggregate business. They’re on hand when needed for advice on the practical, effective application of the product, new construction, preventive maintenance, surface treatment, or recycling.
Moreover, CAPA has dedicated significant resources through the years to develop a state-of-the-art testing laboratory with the latest computer-controlled testing equipment. Our test accuracies rate among the highest in the industry. It’s the kind of facility where specifications are checked and rechecked for conformance and performance.
When you buy asphalt or aggregates from CAPA, you know it will perform in the field. It’s where the product meets its true test from the effects of use, abuse, and the never-ending assault of Mother Nature. CAPA personnel are on the road—literally—checking and rechecking, learning and improving from research and development. No one does it better than CAPA. We invite you to try the CAPA Experience.
RAMIRO JAIME FLORESJaime Flores is one of the co-owner of CAPA. His strengths in spirit, compassion and business savvy have been vital to keeping the company competitive in the concrete, asphalt, and pipe industry.
Flores was born in La Grulla, Texas, but was raised in Rio Grande City, Texas. He graduated from Rio Grande City High School in 1968. His parents’ advice, engrained at an early age, was, “live on the straight and narrow and you will go far.”
During his downtime he is with his family at his ranch enjoying hunting and fishing.
RUFINO GARZA is a co-owner of CAPA, Rufino Garza, has helped grow the company from a small start-up to a successful business with multiple locations throughout the Rio Grande Valley. Garza brings tenacity and heart, as well as grass roots ethics, essential to a thriving company.
Garza is originally from Rio Grande City, Texas, but was raised in La Rosita, Texas. He graduated from Roma High School in 1975. His parents instilled a strong work ethic early on, which is a trait that has benefited his business. The key moment of accomplishment in his career was when he purchased the first three concrete trucks and leased two more within a month.
Providing jobs for people that in turn provide for their families gives Garza great pride. Family is very important to him and when he is not at work his focus is on his own family.