Aggregate Industries, part of LafargeHolcim, Acquires Kendall Group

Aggregate IndustriesConstruction materials supplier Aggregate Industries, a member of the LafargeHolcim Group, has acquired the Kendall Group, a leading aggregates and ready-mix concrete manufacturer with net sales of around £25 million in 2017, operating in the South of England.

The acquisition of the Kendall Group will allow Aggregate Industries to expand its operations in the South of England.

The region where Kendall is active is expected to benefit from above national average growth, especially in the housing segment. It will also enable Aggregate Industries to enter the dredging business and secure a long-term position in this attractive market segment.

François Pétry, CEO of Aggregate Industries: “The Kendall Group perfectly complements our existing activities, both in the geography of its operations and its product offering. The company has a great track record, employs great people and shares our dedication to providing our customers with high quality products and services.”

Richard Kendall, Director of Kendall Group: “The Kendall Group has always been a family-run business. It was very important to us to find a company to take over Kendalls who would take care of the both the business and the people we have nurtured for almost 100 years. I believe that we found this in Aggregate Industries and I look forward to watching Kendall Group continue to flourish under their ownership.”

About LafargeHolcim

LafargeHolcim is the leading global building materials and solutions company serving masons, builders, architects and engineers all over the world. Group operations produce cement, aggregates and ready-mix concrete which are used in building projects ranging from affordable housing and small, local projects to the biggest, most technically and architecturally challenging infrastructure projects. As urbanization increasingly impacts people and the planet, the Group provides innovative products and building solutions with a clear commitment to social and environmental sustainability. With leading positions in all regions, LafargeHolcim employs around 90,000 employees in more than 80 countries and has a portfolio that is equally balanced between developing and mature markets.

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About Aggregate Industries

Aggregate Industries is a leading player in the construction and infrastructure industries. It produces and supplies a wide range of construction materials including aggregates, asphalt, ready-mixed concrete and precast concrete products. It also produces, imports and supplies cementitious materials and offers a national road surfacing and contracting service.

It prides itself on best practice in sustainability having become the first company to be certificated to BES 6001, The Framework Standard for the Responsible Sourcing of Construction Products, developed by the BRE (Building Research Establishment) and a founding member of the UK Green Building Council. Aggregate Industries is a proud member of the LafargeHolcim Group.

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