Oldcastle acquires US MIX

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Oldcastle acquires US MIX

By HBSDealer Staff - 03/02/2020
Oldcastle APG has acquired dry mix manufacturer US MIX.

Atlanta-based Oldcastle said the acquisition fills a “key gap” in its dry mix manufacturing footprint and further expands its worldwide network of facilities to the growing Denver, Colo. market.

Additionally, the acquisition provides APG with materials science expertise and adds another strong brand, US SPEC, to its existing dry mix product portfolio of Sakrete and Amerimix.

US MIX primarily operates out of a manufacturing facility in Denver, with a secondary specialty bagging location in Fontana, Calif.

Founded in 1968, US MIX has been privately owned by the Peterson family for over 50 years. Its product offerings align with APG’s product portfolio and include bagged concretes, mortars and specialty cement mixes, in addition to liquid repair products.

US MIX currently operates as a Sakrete and Amerimix licensee and offers a variety of specialty products under the US SPEC brand.

“We are excited about our acquisition by an industry-leading company like Oldcastle APG,” said Bruce Peterson, CEO of US MIX. “Furthermore, as a family business, we strongly identify with APG’s commitment to family heritage and a local-first customer service mindset. As longtime licensees of Sakrete and Amerimix, we stand behind the quality of APG’s products and look forward to the mutual success we will bring each other and the market.”

US SPEC products are professionally engineered concrete and masonry repair products used in a variety of applications, formulated and tested in laboratory conditions under ASTM testing methods and specifications.

“This is a significant acquisition for Oldcastle APG that will allow us to better service our customers in this growing region with enhanced manufacturing capabilities of our Sakrete, Amerimix, and now US SPEC brands,” said Oldcastle APG President, Tim Ortman. “From geography to product portfolio to brand power, APG and US MIX’s complementary strengths will help establish our positioning and strategic growth possibilities for long-term success in the packaged products category.”

Oldcastle APG is a CRH company and a provider of outdoor living materials, with positions in concrete masonry, hardscapes, bagged dry mixes, lawn & garden and composite decking. APG’s brand portfolio includes Sakrete concrete mixes, Amerimix mortars, and Belgard hardscapes.


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