Oldcastle Architectural acquires modular hardscape furnishing producer

Source: Oldcastle Architectural, Atlanta

Closing on Harmony Outdoor Living Inc., Oldcastle Architectural is set to expand its Belgard Hardscapes collection with a suite of pre-built elements for a range of exterior settings. “This acquisition is a strong strategic fit for our Belgard business and our commitment to bring contractors and installers solutions that will help them serve their customers and grow their businesses,” says Oldcastle Architectural CEO Keith Haas.

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Expocrete Concrete widens Oldcastle footprint to Western Canada

Sources: Expocrete Concrete Products Ltd., Edmonton; CP staff

Oldcastle Building Products has gained expansive territory in block, hardscape and precast products, acquiring one of Canada’s top manufactured-concrete operators and staking claim well beyond Quebec and Ontario, markets its Permacon business serves.

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Oldcastle caps 2012 with Hanson plant swap, two deals in ready mixed

Source: CRH Plc, Dublin; CP staff

In a wrap up of July–December 2012 transactions for its Americas businesses, CRH reported a late-year asset exchange between Oldcastle Precast and Hanson Pipe & Precast—boosting the producers’ Oregon and Washington plus Florida market positions, respectively. The precast plant swap capped a six-month period where the Americas operations completed $330 million in acquisitions, including two two-plant ready mixed businesses joining Oldcastle Materials: Massachusetts’ Morse (October) and Tennessee’s Concrete Materials (December).

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