Our Operations


Americas Products Overview


CRH’s Americas Products Division is one of North America’s leading suppliers of construction products. Its businesses manufacture, supply and deliver the products needed to shape and enhance the built environment for modern communities.

What we do:

CRH Americas Products is a leading supplier of value-added building products, primarily to residential, and non-residential construction projects across the US and Canada. Our broad product range and extensive geographic footprint allow us to serve large national customers as well as providing smaller customers with the personal touch of a local supplier. Our architectural, precast concrete and building envelope products businesses serve the needs of local customers mainly in the residential and non-residential building sectors.

How we create value:

As part of our ongoing focus on value creation we consistently invest in talent development, commercial and operational excellence processes, innovation and technology to ensure continuous improvement in everything we do.

Our commitment to building better businesses is demonstrated in our approach at national and regional levels to facilitate best practice sharing. We leverage our unique scale, breadth and capabilities to build competitive advantage in key segments and channels. We maintain a pipeline of innovative and value-added products and design-solutions through our research and development centres.

Americas Products’ development strategy is to build a portfolio of networked and scalable businesses with leading market positions across a balanced range of products and end-use markets. Focusing strategic accounts and influencers in the construction supply chain on CRH’s broader product and capability portfolio, our Building Solutions group provides an additional avenue for market share growth.

How we are structured:

Americas Products is organised into three strategic product groups, Architectural Products, Precast and BuildingEnvelope® which maintain distinct organisations for their business-specific strategies, with the centre supporting finance, talent management, business development and strategy, strategic account development and procurement. Each group has smaller national or regional positions in product lines that support and complement its core businesses. The Division employs approximately 17,100 people at nearly 350 locations.


At a glance


  • 39 US states
  • 5 Canadian provinces
  • 17,100 employees
  • 350 operating locations

 

Products


Americas Products - Products Pie Chart

Americas Products Countries & Regions


  • US states:

  • Alabama
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  •  

  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • Wisconsin


  • Canadian provinces:

  • Alberta
  • British Columbia
  • Manitoba
  • Ontario
  • Quebec

Americas Products Leadership Positions

Activities Market Leadership Positions
Concrete masonry, patio products and pavers No. 1 Paving & patio: North America
  No. 1 Masonry: North America
Packaged cement mixes No. 2 United States
Packaged lawn & garden products No. 2 United States
Precast concrete products No. 1 Precast concrete utility products: North America
Building envelope solutions No. 1 North America
Construction accessories No. 2 United States
Custom glazing hardware and installation products No. 1 North America

Americas Products Sector Exposure

Americas Products - Sector Exposure Pie Chart


Americas Products Volumes


Material Annualised Sales Volumes*
Concrete masonry, patio products & pavers 8.2m tonnes
Pre-packaged concrete mixes 4.2m tonnes
Pre-packaged lawn & garden products 6.5m tonnes
Precast concrete products 1.8m tonnes
BuildingEnvelope® products 7.2m m2, 67,000 SKUs

*Volumes shown are on an annualised basis which reflects the full-year impact of acquisitions made during the year and may vary from actual volumes sold.