Concrete Products

MAY 2019

Concrete Products covers the issues that attract producers of ready mixed and manufactured concrete focusing on equipment and material technology, market development and management topics.

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Page 30 of 63 May 2019 • 29 BRIEFS PRODUCERS ability to service mid-Atlantic hard- scape and masonry installers with a full line of Belgard paver and wall products; Techniseal paver sand and sealers; plus, Echelon masonry and Amerimix mortars for residential or commercial projects. The acquisition adds two locations to APG's footprint: An advanced paver and concrete masonry operation in Richmond and a concrete masonry plant in Chesa- peake. They bring infill capacity to longstanding APG block & paver pro- duction along the Atlantic Seaboard. "With a shared dedication to hardscape and masonry profession- als, Allied is a well-established, quality manufacturer of products that nicely align with Belgard and Echelon Masonry brands," says Old- castle APG Chief Operating Officer Steve Berry. "Having Allied/Eagle Bay join Oldcastle APG will expand our manufacturing facilities from the Washington, D.C. area to the Caroli- nas to give customers better access to our quality brands." ENVIRONMENTAL STONEWORKS TURNS CORNER WITH NCI, PLY GEM Months after joining the Ply Gem Building Prod- ucts business, precast concrete veneer producer Environmental StoneWorks will be among Corner- stone Building Brands, based in Cary, N.C. The latter spans the exterior products businesses of NCI Building Systems and Ply Gem, which merged in 2018, and is set to begin New York Stock Exchange trading under the ticker symbol "CNR" pending shareholder approval this month. The new name represents what manage- ment notes is a unified commitment to business transformation that will drive future growth and effectively serve customers and communi- ties across North America. The term Cornerstone emphasizes the essential role the company's products and solutions play in residential and commercial projects, from churches, schools and government buildings to hospitals and homes. "We are well positioned to lead the residential and commercial markets as Cornerstone Building Brands, and to make positive contributions to the places where people live, work and play," says Chairman and CEO James Metcalf. "Through con- tinued operational excellence and innovation, Cornerstone Building Brands is creating industry solutions that will become the cornerstone of countless communities. "Our all-encompassing transformation will drive sales, efficiencies, customer satisfaction and enhance employee and community support. The combined strength and balance of our residential and commercial sectors uniquely positions us to lead the market," he adds. "We are dedicated to delivering an unmatched portfolio of products." NCI and Ply Gem profit centers will continue to go to market through their existing brand names, positioning the parent company as a one-stop shop for manufactured stone veneer, windows, vinyl siding, insulated metal panels, metal roofing and wall systems and metal accessories. With facilities strategically located across North America, manage- ment notes, Cornerstone Building Brands brings a commitment to advanced manufacturing, innova- tion and research and development. The company is also dedicated to implementing and executing several community-focused programs including the Home for Good project, a campaign that will con- tinue to serve as a key corporate initiative and has helped build and remodel more than 500 homes in 90 communities across the U.S. since 2016. Everyday CONCRETE is within your reach. Without going out of your way, add Placing Profits to your mix. Attract new business, control truck rotation, keep jobs on schedule by offering the most economic and convenient placing solution. Team up with THEAM. TODAY. Serving the Ready-Mix Industry since 1981 STAND OUT PERFORMANCE QUALITY SERVICE 800.635.6729 T O U G H N ' T R U S T E D

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