CRH plc (previously known as Cement Roadstone Holdings) is a leading global building materials company, headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. Established in 1970 through the merger of Cement Limited and Roadstone Limited, CRH has grown to become one of the largest and most diversified building materials suppliers in the world. The company operates through a network of subsidiaries and divisions, with a presence in more than 30 countries, primarily in North America and Europe.
CRH’s business is organized into three main segments:
- Americas Materials: This segment includes the production and sale of aggregates, asphalt, cement, ready-mixed concrete, and paving and construction services in North America. CRH is one of the largest suppliers of these materials in the region, with a strong presence in both the United States and Canada.
- Europe Materials: This segment focuses on the production and sale of cement, aggregates, asphalt, and ready-mixed concrete in Europe. CRH operates in several European countries, including Ireland, the United Kingdom, Poland, Finland, and Switzerland.
- Building Products: This segment covers the manufacture and sale of construction accessories, architectural products, and other building materials, such as precast concrete, glass, and clay products. CRH’s building products are used in residential, non-residential, and infrastructure construction projects.
CRH has a strong commitment to sustainability and has implemented various initiatives to reduce its environmental impact, such as investing in renewable energy sources, reducing CO2 emissions, and promoting the use of recycled materials. The company also places a strong emphasis on safety, employee development, and community engagement.