Aggregate Industries, member of Holcim Group, has acquired Eco-Readymix, a producer of mortar and concrete in the North West for an undisclosed sum.
The acquisition will reinforce Aggregate Industries’ position in the region and help establish its place in the UK mortar market, it said.
Eco-Readymix, established in 2004, has sites in Wrexham and Ellesmere Port, with a third due to open in the Midlands. It employs 52 people across its sites.
It produces ready-to-use and dry silo mortars and serves national house builders, groundworkers and civil engineering firms alongside the domestic market.
It also produces ready-mix concrete, liquid and traditional screed, concrete masonry blocks and aggregates.
Dragan Maksimovic, CEO of Aggregate Industries UK, said: “We are delighted to be able to announce the acquisition of Eco-Readymix and welcome them to Aggregate Industries.
“The acquisition supports our long-term strategy to continue to grow our business in order to become the UK’s leading supplier of sustainable construction materials and solutions.”
Gary Billington, MD of Eco-Readymix, added: “We’re really looking forward to taking the business forward with Aggregate Industries. This allows us to continue our ambitious growth plans and to develop our offering. It is really beneficial to be part of a leading UK company which has a clear vision for sustainability and to be able to have access to their networks and expertise.”
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