LafargeHolcim Expands Operational Footprint in Denver Through Acquisition of Concrete Company, Metro Mix
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 2, 2018--Today, construction materials supplier LafargeHolcim acquired the assets of Metro Mix, LLC, a ready-mixed concrete manufacturer in Denver.
“Over the past 10 years, Denver has been a dynamic and growing market, and Metro Mix has been a part of that growth by successfully meeting customer needs,” said Guy Edwards, CEO for LafargeHolcim’s US Aggregates & Construction Materials business. “We see significant synergies between the Metro Mix operations and our local Aggregate Industries business that will allow us to strengthen our customer service and offerings in the region.”
Founded in 1999, Metro Mix has more than 50 employees at its two ready-mix plants situated in Denver and Castle Rock. Metro Mix will continue to operate under its current name.
“The building construction business is very competitive and to grow, you need to be teamed with a partner who values talented employees and quality customer service,” said Keith Minor, co-owner, Metro Mix, LLC. “We believe in surrounding ourselves by the best employees, products, equipment and resources, and I am confident that partnering with LafargeHolcim will enhance our ability to serve our customers.”
According to Eric Tyrrell, also co-owner, Metro Mix LLC, the two businesses complement each other. “This is an opportunity for both teams to share expertise, networks and resources across our businesses, and to learn from one another’s experiences to help grow the greater Denver market.”
With a well-balanced presence in 80 countries and a focus on cement, aggregates and concrete, LafargeHolcim (SIX Swiss Exchange, Euronext Paris: LHN) is the world leader in the building materials industry. With a commitment to drive sustainable solutions for better building and infrastructure and to contribute to a higher quality of life, the Group is best positioned to meet the challenges of increasing urbanization.
In the United States, LafargeHolcim companies include close to 350 sites in 43 states and employ 7,000 people. Our customers rely on us to help them design and build better communities with innovative solutions that deliver structural integrity and eco-efficiency.
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Jocelyn Gerst, US Communications
KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA COLORADO ILLINOIS
INDUSTRY KEYWORD: MANUFACTURING CHEMICALS/PLASTICS NATURAL RESOURCES MINING/MINERALS CONSTRUCTION & PROPERTY OTHER CONSTRUCTION & PROPERTY
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