As demand for cement picked up through the decade, the plant improvements paid off as production records were made. On June 13, 1996 a record was made with the production of 6,498 tons of cement in a 24 hour period. That record has been passed many times since as the people of Permanente are consistently working to improve the cement production operation.
Always mindful of our neighbors, sound walls and a photo radar system were installed on Stevens Creek Blvd. for the purpose of reducing truck noise. A new street sweeper began regular sweeping of Stevens Creek.