Expocrete

Corporate Profile

Expocrete is a recognized leader in western Canada which manufactures and distributes specialized, high-quality concrete hardscape and masonry products. Our corporate office is located in Edmonton with state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Edmonton, Acheson, Calgary, Vancouver, Saskatoon and Winnipeg with sales offices located across Western Canada.

With its diverse product range the company custom manufactures paving stones, stack stones, retaining walls, concrete slabs, cornerstones, concrete drainage pipe, precast manholes, hollow core flooring, wet cast products, specialty precast. Expocrete brings value to a wide variety of segments including the general contractors, architects, engineering firms, and the home owner through the retail distribution channels and independent dealers.

Expocrete recognizes the role it must play in helping to develop the economic, social and environmental solutions that will meet today's demands while preserving the promise of the future. We're committed to using our resources to develop innovative technologies that drive economic growth and social value – while using fewer natural resources and less carbon. The company has won a number of awards recognizing superior employment and production standards.

Expocrete is committed to providing aesthetically pleasing, industry leading quality concrete hardscape and masonry products.

We are committed to the achievement of a workplace free of accidents or incidents; and one that fosters the development of each person to their fullest potential. Expocrete is a responsible corporate citizen in communities where we live and work.

Acquisitions

Tricor Pacific acquired Expocrete in November 2007 recognizing its numerous opportunities in the robust Western Canadian markets of Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan.

In 2008, Expocrete acquired Weldon's Concrete Products Limited ("Weldon's"). Weldon's is Saskatchewan's leading concrete pipe, manhole, pre-cast, masonry, and hollow core manufacturer, serving customers in Saskatchewan, Alberta and Manitoba. Located in Saskatoon, Weldon's manufactures specialized concrete products for the infrastructure (government and other), construction (residential, commercial and industrial), and agricultural markets.

In 2009, Expocrete acquired CCI Industries, Western Canada's and Washington State's leading manufacturer and marketer of concrete hardscape, masonry and industrial precast products.

In March 2013, Expocrete Concrete Products Ltd has been acquired by Oldcastle Building Products, a wholly owned subsidiary of CRH plc, has purchased Expocrete Concrete Products Ltd.

Oldcastle Building Products is the leading North American manufacturer of hardscapes, retaining walls, concrete masonry, utility precast, architectural glass, and a variety of other building products. With over 400 locations and ~14,000 employees, Oldcastle Building Products operates across 43 US states and now 6 Canadian provinces. Oldcastle’s philosophy is to operate in a decentralized business model, meaning each company works with great autonomy to service their local markets, while leveraging the group’s resources and best practices.

CRH plc, headquartered in Ireland, has operations in 35 countries, employing approximately 75,000 people at over 3,600 locations. Their operations focus on three closely related core businesses: Primary Materials, Value-Added Building Products and Building Materials Distribution. CRH shares are listed on the Irish and London Stock Exchanges and on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).

The acquisition of Expocrete’s Western Canadian footprint will add to Oldcastle’s existing network and will enable Oldcastle the ability to serve customers throughout western Canada. Most importantly, it will provide the foundation to drive growth and future investment within this important region of the country.

We are very excited to become part of the Oldcastle family which brings the opportunity to better serve our customers and provide our employees additional career opportunities and as we move toward the next phase of our development, from a regional business to a North American business within the Oldcastle family of companies.


Expocrete Vision Statement:

Together we create,
inspire and deliver innovative sustainable concrete solutions to bring our customers vision to reality.


Our Aligned Values:

Respect and Integrity
Trusted Stewardship
Winning Team Spirit
Safety is our way of Life