PRODUCERS – March 2022

Vulcan Materials Co. has appointed Vice President – Finance Mary Andrews Carlise as successor to Senior Vice President and CFO Suzanne Wood, who has announced a September 2022 retirement. Also within the producer’s C-suite, Vice President – Human Resources Darren Hicks has been named to a newly created post, senior vice president and chief human resources officer, effective this month. …

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Eagle Roofing pegs Colors of the Year, Month series

With an eye to remaining on top of current design trends, California-based Eagle Roofing Products has launched its first ever Color of the Year and Color of the Month series to highlight concrete tile portfolio offerings that will complement popular paint preferences and architectural styles, while embracing “transformative times.” A roof can make up to 40-50 percent of a structure’s…

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MANUFACTURERS – MARCH 2021

David de Garis will retire as branch manager of Columbia Concrete Block Machine Australia in July, capping a nearly four-decade career with Columbia Machine Inc., Vancouver, Wash. He will assist in a leadership transition over the next five months. Concurrently, Columbia Machine has appointed Nigel Butler to the new position of CCBM Australia general manager. He arrives with extensive experience…

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PRODUCERS – JANUARY 2020

ConcreteDirect, a digital solutions brand ofLafargeHolcim Ltd., has selected Amsterdam-basedHERE Technologiesas mapping and location services provider. ConcreteDirect manages orders and tracks deliveries of ready mixed concrete through a mobile application, available on iOS and Android. Customers can place, amend and confirm orders in just a few taps, and subsequently view upcoming deliveries and receive important notifications at their fingertips. They can likewise track the progress of ongoing pours, always informed of where their concrete is and when it arrives.

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PRODUCERS – APRIL 2019

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Oldcastle Infrastructure, Atlanta, has grown a market footprint established through one of its inaugural businesses, Utility Vault, by acquiringQuality Concrete Productsof Mukilteo, Wash. The producer serves the greater Seattle market with manhole, catch basin and companion drainage structure offerings. They complement output from Oldcastle Infrastructure plants in Auburn and Spokane, Wash., and expand a customer base in the Puget Sound region, a key growth area.

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PRODUCERS – FEBRUARY 2019

Eagle Roofing Productsmarks a milestone in concrete tile production and innovation this year. Headquartered in Rialto, Calif., the company has been family owned and operated since its 1989 founding by Robert Burlingame. Over the course of 30 years and counting, the producer has grown from a small business with one high-pressure extrusion machine and five employees to the largest domestically owned concrete roof tile operator, with four plants and a payroll of 700.

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PRODUCERS – MARCH 2018

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Summit Materialshas acquiredMetro Ready Mixin Salt Lake City, along with Price Construction Co., a west Texas aggregates and asphalt producer and contractor and Mertens Construction Co., a central Missouri aggregates producer. At $120 million combined, the early-2018 deals strengthen the integrated producer’s platform businesses祈戈因为., West Valley City, Utah; Troy Vines Inc., Midland, Texas; and,ConAgg of Missouri.

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Eagle concrete roof tile tests answer insurers’ hail damage concerns

Sources:Eagle Roofing Products, Rialto, Calif.; CP staff

Eagle Roofing has demonstrated “Class 4 Impact Resistance” for its flat and Malibu (medium profile) tiles, an achievement Vice President of Sales & Marketing John Campbell calls “paramount to our efforts to expand the market for concrete tile in the United States and Canada. “Hail is a phenomenon that drives a multi-billion dollar replacement market for asphalt shingles and other temporary roof coverings every year. Our goal is to expose architects, developers, builders and roofing contractors across the country to the performance-based superiority of concrete roof tiles.”

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PRODUCERS – MAY 2016

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United Kingdom-based clay and concrete building product specialistIbstock Plcrecently appointed Doug Rende as president ofGlen-Gery, a leading brick producer in the U.S. Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest regions. He succeeds Steve Matsick.

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