HeidelbergCement Strengthens U.S. Footprint with Meriwether Acquisition

HeidelbergCement’s North American subsidiary Lehigh Hanson Inc. has acquired all assets of Meriwether Ready Mix, a leading producer of ready mixed concrete with a well-established residential and commercial customer base in the Metro Atlanta area. 

The acquired assets include four ready mixed concrete plants and a fleet of mixer trucks. 

“After the acquisition of Corliss Resources in the U.S. Pacific Northwest at the beginning of the year, we are now strengthening our position in the U.S. Southeast,” said Dr. Dominik von Achten, charmain of the managing board of HeidelbergCement. “The acquisition of the Meriwether Ready Mix assets will enhance our integrated footprint in the rapidly growing Metro Atlanta area.”

The Metro Atlanta area is growing market with significant infrastructure projects planned in the coming years. The addition of the Meriwether business better positions Lehigh Hanson to capture this growth potential and serve a broader customer base with a wide range of more sustainable, lower carbon concrete products and digital solutions.

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