Distributor Alley-Cassetty gains masonry production in LoJac deal

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Nashville-based Alley-Cassetty Companies Inc., one of largest independent and family owned masonry distributors, has entered a purchase agreement to acquire the block, brick and stone assets of LoJac Materials, Inc., serving the middle Tennessee market from three locations. Projected to close this month, the transaction will expand Alley-Cassetty’s reach from 11 to 14 locations in the Southeast.

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Florida block makers open their wallets for voluntary, check-off-modeled fund

Sources: Florida Concrete Masonry Education Council Inc., Orlando; CP staff

Independent and major operators representing 60–70 percent of the Sunshine State’s concrete masonry production capacity assembled earlier this month to sign a commitment, effective April 1, to contribute 1 cent per concrete block sold to support the Florida Concrete Masonry Education Council (FCMEC).

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