Worldwide Operations


Worldwide Operations


CRH is one of the world’s leading building materials companies, with a business that today spans 31 countries and which serves all segments of construction industry demand.

CRH supplies raw materials and finished products for residential, non-residential and infrastructure construction applications. It also has distribution businesses that supply products to the professional building contractor and to the home-owner.

CRH is the largest building materials company in North America, the largest heavyside player in Europe and has a growing presence in the Asian economies of India, China and the Philippines. Western Europe and North America contribute about 90% of sales from Group operations (subsidiaries plus share of equity accounted investments), while operations in the developing economies in Central and Eastern Europe, South America and Asia contribute about 10%.

Sector Exposure and End Use charts 2015 


CRH at a glance


  • 31 countries*
  • c3,800 locations
  • 87,000 people
  • €27.1bn revenues (2016)
*including equity accounted investments