Arizona crew builds artful, calming element amid Masonry Madness

The Arizona Masonry Council, Inc. (AMC) demonstrated new approaches for site wall treatments and outdoor living spaces with a crafty exhibit adjacent to the World of Concrete 2021 Masonry Madness center stage. The group credited a solid and screen block display to material, design assistance and labor donations from AZ Best Block, Spec Mix and Oldcastle APG. AMC runs Arizona’s…

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Oldcastle APG closes on consummate target: EP Henry

Sources: CP staff; Oldcastle APG, Atlanta Oldcastle APG has deepened its paver, segmental retaining wall and concrete block production and distribution footprint throughout Mid-Atlantic markets, acquiring New Jersey-based EP Henry. The June 21 transaction nets seven sites across the Garden State, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Virginia. They align with Oldcastle APG’s existing portfolio and fortify its manufacturing and distribution capabilities in…

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PRODUCERS – DECEMBER 2020

U.S. Concrete Inc. has closed on the assets of Sugar City Building Materials Co. in San Francisco’s East Bay area, adding two ready mixed concrete sites, two concrete recycling systems plus a retail store to its San Jose-based Central Concrete Supply Co. flagship. The deal extends the producer’s Westside Concrete Materials network to six locations and northern California ready mixed…

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PRODUCERS – NOVEMBER 2020

SiteOne Landscape Supply of Roswell, Ga., has gained a deeper foothold in Canada through the acquisition of Burnco Landscape Centres Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Alberta-based Burnco Rock Products Ltd. The business serves Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan from 12 locations, and will continue to operate with long-time president Morgan Martel at the helm.

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Oldcastle APG sites $25M South Carolina greenfield

Source: South Carolina Department of Commerce, Columbia; CP staff Oldcastle APG plans a fourth South Carolina concrete masonry production site: A greenfield plant in Ridgeway, north of Columbia and along the Interstate 77 corridor linking the state capital to Charlotte, N.C. The $25 million operation will be dedicated to Belgard hardscape units; serve trade and retail accounts; and, build to…

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Oldcastle APG packaging business unit goes from sand to sanitizer

The Oldcastle APG division specializing in paver jointing sand and concrete hardscape unit surface treatments has added a medical-grade sanitizer aimed at supporting the industry and trade professionals during the current pandemic and beyond. Techniseal Hand Sanitizer abides World Health Organization-recommended guidelines for handrub formulas and is manufactured according to U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulations. With 75 percent alcohol content, it quickly rids hands of germs, bacteria and viruses in the workplace, public spaces or at home. The product is shipped in 5-gal. boxes, their built-in lockable dispensers allowing for easy use at sanitary checkpoints or mess-free filling and refilling of smaller-scale containers.

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Oldcastle APG packaging business unit goes from sand to sanitizer

Sources: Oldcastle APG, Atlanta; CP staff

The Oldcastle APG division specializing in paver jointing sand and concrete hardscape unit surface treatments has added a medical-grade sanitizer aimed at supporting the industry and trade professionals during the current pandemic and beyond. Techniseal Hand Sanitizer abides World Health Organization-recommended guidelines for handrub formulas and is manufactured according to U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulations. With 75 percent alcohol content, it quickly rids hands of germs, bacteria and viruses in the workplace, public spaces or at home. The product is shipped in 5-gal. boxes, their built-in lockable dispensers allowing for easy use at sanitary checkpoints or mess-free filling and refilling of smaller-scale containers. 

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US Mix fills market void, extends bagged product program for Oldcastle APG

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Sakrete and Amerimix brand owner, Atlanta-based Oldcastle APG, has acquired a third pillar in dry mix and related compounds, US Mix Co. The transaction addresses a key production footprint gap; expands the APG network of aggregate and cementitious material packaging facilities to the thriving Denver, Colo., market; and, brings valuable materials science expertise plus US SPEC, another strong brand with department of transportation, engineer and specifier recognition.

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Oldcastle APG to boost Carolinas Sakrete, Amerimix capacity

Sources: Oldcastle APG, Atlanta; CP staff

Oldcastle APG plans to commence work on a 27,000-sq.-ft. dry mix operation and warehouse at an existing concrete paver plant in Cowpens, S.C. A new 11-silo batch system and dual bagging lines, scheduled for late-2020 completion, will support high volume output of Sakrete and Amerimix brand concrete and mortar products. 

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