Via its Americas Distribution Division, CRH is a leading United States distributor of roofing, siding, drywall, ceiling systems and related accessories to speciality contractors in residential and commercial construction.
What we do:
Americas Distribution, trading as Allied Building Products (Allied) is focused on being the supplier of choice to speciality contractors of Exterior Products (roofing and siding), and Interior Products (ceilings and walls), as well as Solar Roofing panels primarily for the residential market. Allied’s business is cyclical in nature and sensitive to changes in general economic conditions, specifically to housing and construction-based markets.
How we create value:
Allied has executed a growth strategy based on focused acquisitions, selective greenfields and investments in private label products. Through CRH’s commitment to continuously making businesses better, we employ state-of-the-art customer facing IT technologies, disciplined and focused cash and asset management, and well established procurement and commercial systems to support supply chain optimisation and enable us to provide superior customer service.
Allied established the private label Tri-Built Materials Group to help differentiate from competitors in the marketplace, establish product brand identity and expand margins. This initiative has expanded to include more than 30 residential and commercial accessory products.
How we are structured:
Allied is structured as two divisions: Exterior Products and Interior Products. We operate in 31 states and employ approximately 3,900 people at 200 locations.