January 27, 2023
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Santa Maria’s cable guys: Okonite products power world’s biggest utilities


Murphy Weirich, left, and Rick Flory, at Okonite Co.’s production plant in Santa Maria. The firm has invested about $150 million in the facility since 2000. The company had a record-breaking sales year in 2012. (Alex Kacik photo) When a heater turns on, a gas stove ignites or a dryer starts its spin cycle in…


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