Oldcastle Architectural acquires Expocrete Concrete Products

Acquisition Includes Seven Production Facilities in Western Canada

April 08, 2013

Oldcastle® Architectural has acquired Expocrete Concrete Products Ltd., giving North America’s largest producer of concrete masonry and hardscape products an increased presence in the high-growth region of western Canada.

Expocrete manufactures a diverse range of concrete hardscape, masonry and precast products that meet high standards in quality, safety and sustainability. The company operates seven manufacturing facilities in the Edmonton, Calgary, Vancouver, Saskatoon and Winnipeg markets.

“In addition to closing an important gap in our geographic footprint, Expocrete will serve as a platform for future growth in Western Canada,” said Tim Ortman, president of masonry and hardscapes for Oldcastle Architectural. “The combination of capabilities between Expocrete and Oldcastle will provide significant opportunities for our collective business, customers and employees.”

Headquartered in Edmonton, Expocrete will continue to be led by President David Johnson.

About Oldcastle® Architectural
Oldcastle® Architectural is a leading supplier of innovative and sustainable masonry and hardscape products for North America’s building and landscaping markets. Oldcastle Architectural is the innovator behind many of the industry’s well-known brands including Belgard® Hardscapes, Glen Gery Brick®, Trenwyth™ masonry products and EnduraMax® High Performance Wall System among others. Oldcastle Architectural is a division of Oldcastle Building Products™, a subsidiary of Oldcastle®, Inc., the North American arm of CRH plc; one of the top five international building materials companies--www.crh.com. For more information, call (770) 392-5922 or visit www.oldcastlearchitectural.com.

         
 

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