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MANUFACTURERS - AUGUST 2018

Command Alkon has named Craig Tate as chief revenue officer, charged with driving deeper integration and alignment across sales and services teams, while “ensuring current and prospective customers realize maximum business value from their investments in Command Alkon solutions.”

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ORGANIZATIONS - AUGUST 2018

The American Society for Concrete Contractors will hold its 17th annual conference September 20-23 at the Sheraton Charlotte Hotel, Charlotte, N.C. Concrete contractors, manufacturers, designers and other industry professionals will gather for three days of educational events and networking.

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Agreement expands Terex Advance parts and service program

Terex Advance and Terex Services have announced a cooperative agreement to enhance customer service to concrete producers and mixer truck owners across the United States. It will augment the services and repairs of Terex Advance customer equipment by providing on-site support and parts at Terex Services facilities. The program will start at Charlotte, N.C., and Whitehouse, Tenn., facilities, with intentions to expand the support offerings coast to coast.

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PRODUCERS - AUGUST 2018

LafargeHolcim has acquired Tarrant Concrete Co., which operates three ready mixed plants on two sites, and builds on a Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex platform created under Holcim (US). With 90 employees and annual sales hovering $40 million, Tarrant Concrete becomes the first bolt-on transaction in domestic ready mixed production since the Aggregate Industries U.S. and Holcim (US) businesses, along with Lafarge North America, were brought under LafargeHolcim Ltd. in the 2015 Lafarge Group and Holcim Ltd. merger.

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MANUFACTURERS - JULY 2018

Duane Rondeau, a 30-year Besser Co. veteran, has been promoted to executive director of Sales – Masonry & Hardscape, responsible for national and international sales teams. Upon graduating with a Mechanical Engineering degree from Michigan Technological University, Rondeau joined the Besser Engineering team in 1988, later moving into sales administration and ultimately a leadership role in international sales in 2012.

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