CEMEX (NYSE:CX) and Concrete Supply Co. are pleased to announce that
they have entered into an agreement to form a joint venture company. The
joint venture company will be known as Concrete Supply Co., LLC. With a
production capacity of 2 million cubic yards, the new joint venture will
be a leading concrete producer in North and South Carolina.
The joint venture will be majority owned by Concrete Supply Holdings Co.
who will act as the managing member. The transaction is expected to
close later this year.
“This combination will enable us to substantially improve both the
ability of the combined company to service our customers and the cost
structure of the operations involved, each being essential in a highly
competitive marketplace,” said Henry R. Batten, President of Concrete
Supply Co. and also of the new joint venture.
“The joint venture with Concrete Supply Co. will create a regionally
focused company with strong local management that will be able to
service every facet of the market from the largest to smallest
projects,” said Karl Watson, Jr., President, CEMEX USA. “The new joint
venture will have the ability to apply best practices from CEMEX’s
global operations yet operate as a local, Carolina concrete company.”
Concrete Supply Co., headquartered in Charlotte, NC, has been a leading
producer of ready mix concrete throughout the Carolinas since 1958. The
company has a long history of serving customers with integrity and
dedication to safety, quality, and service, which Concrete Supply will
continue to strongly focus on through the new joint venture. For more
information, visit www.concretesupplyco.com.
CEMEX is a global building materials company that provides high quality
products and reliable service to customers and communities in more than
50 countries throughout the world. CEMEX’s U.S. network includes 13
cement plants, 46 active cement distribution terminals, nearly 100
aggregate quarries and more than 400 ready-mix concrete plants. For more
information, visit www.cemexusa.com.
Copyright Business Wire 2013