Since our founding in 1925, Dakota Granite has seen a great many changes in its business, manufacturing and industries. Change always come with challenges and opportunities. Dakota Granite has embraced change throughout the years, continuously meeting the challenges and rising to the occasion and implementing new technology. Yet, through it all, Dakota Granite is dedicated to provide innovative, practical and top-quality stone/granite products. Dakota Granite has never swayed from its founders original core values: Integrity. Quality. Commitment. Innovation.
These values determine the way we work, quality of our products and the commitment we have to our customers and our stewardship to the memorial and construction industries.
The quality of a company is expressed through the quality of its leadership. For nearly 90 years, Dakota granite has benefited from its strong leadership, dedicated to the founding values.
Learn more about the company’s leadership.
Dakota Granite’s Mission is to provide innovative, practical and top-quality stone/granite products.
We believe our first responsibility is to benefit the key stakeholders of the business, which include our employees, customers, and shareholders.
Our strong financial position will enable us to generously compensate our loyal employees, make a profit for our shareholders, and maintain our leading technological position.
In carrying out our day-to-day business we strive to:
- Treat our employees with fairness and respect and as members of the “family”.
- Follow the philosophy that our customers are always #1, deserving of our best efforts, and are partners in our commitment to quality and service.
- Be considered in our community as essential to the economic well being of the area, generous benefactors of our resources, a good neighbor and a great place to work.
Through a long-term commitment to this mission, we will be known as a company that:
- Perpetuates the standards and ideals of its founders.
- Can be trusted to do what we say.
Our strategy for success
For those who serve families in the memorial industry, Dakota Granite is committed to your success. This commitment extends to retail memorial companies nationwide who share the same core values for their business. Our passion and purpose of manufacturing quality products and continuous investments in technology has positioned Dakota Granite as the American manufacturer retailers can rely on for quality products. It is this dedication and promise to our customers that will keep our industry moving forward and our companies successful. Dakota Granite is a proud member of the memorial industry and we have been privileged to help retailers tell American family stories for nearly 90 years.