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Overview of world’s leading precast concrete companies.

The world’s precast concrete market is witnessing rapid growth thanks to rising demand from builders seeking cost-effective, time-saving, and eco-friendly construction solutions. Prefab Concrete Wall Panels

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Indeed, the market size is expected to hit $174.1 billion by 2025 from $130.6 billion in 2020 – yielding a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.9%.

Big-dollar infrastructural developments in the Asia-Pacific region are expected to be the main drivers of the growing adoption of precast concrete solutions.

Here are the leading precast companies in the world.

Oldcastle Infrastructure (formerly Oldcastle Precast) is one of the largest precast concrete companies in the world and the biggest building materials supplier in North America.

With US headquarters based in Atlanta, GA, Oldcastle Infrastructure produces aggregates, ready-mix concrete, asphalt, and cementitious products.

The company’s concrete offerings include standard, porous, flowable fill, colored, and reinforced concrete with steel, poly, and plastic fiber.

Oldcastle Infrastructure is a part of CRH plc, a Dublin-based international group of diversified building materials companies that operate in 32 countries.

Based in Eichenzell, Germany, Elementbau Osthessen GmbH & Co. ELO KG (ELO Beton) is one of the most powerful precast concrete panel manufacturers in Germany.

ELO Beton, which has existed for more than 45 years, manufactures precast reinforced concrete parts in a wide range of shapes, colors, and purposes for the diverse needs of its customers.

The precast concrete company says it applies modern technologies and innovative technical systems to shorten the planning, manufacturing, and delivery times for its products.

For more than 70 years, Spancrete, Inc., based in Wisconsin and Illinois, has been a major manufacturer and seller of high-quality precast and prestressed concrete structures in the Midwestern U.S.

The company boasts innovations such as RePlenish pervious concrete and RibSlab flooring systems, which provide users with maximum design freedom and flexibility.

It also produces and sells extrusion machines that are used for precast concrete production.

Tindall Corp., an American precast concrete giant, was founded in 1932 as a small concrete manufacturing business in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Many years later, the company is today a market leader in precast concrete, with six precast manufacturing facilities in South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Mississippi, and Texas.

Tindall Corp., which has tackled projects across the U.S., Canada, and internationally, prides itself on delivering innovative precast and prestressed concrete solutions that solve tough customer challenges.

Based in Irving, Texas, Forterra, Inc., an American manufacturer of pipes and precast concrete products, is one of the leading precast concrete companies in the United States and Eastern Canada.

The company produces precast modular bridges and drainage inlets, prestress bridges, pipe end sections, junction boxes, wingwalls, headwalls, as well as storm and sanitary manholes.

In July 2021, Forterra acquired Barbour Concrete Company, a Missouri-based manufacturer of precast concrete products used in drainage, stormwater, utility, and other infrastructure applications.

Forterra said the acquisition was aimed at accelerating its growth in the global precast market.

CEMEX S.A.B. de C.V., popularly known as Cemex, is a Mexican building materials giant that produces and sells cement, aggregates, and ready-mix concrete in more than 50 countries.

Headquartered in San Pedro, near Monterrey, Mexico, the company, whose U.S. operations are run from Houston, TX, also produces asphalt and precast concrete products such as concrete blocks and pipes.

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Cemex is the world’s second-largest building materials supplier after Holcim.

The company operates on four continents, running 66 cement factories, 2,000 ready-mix concrete plants, 260 distribution centers, and 80 marine terminals.

Created through the merger of Lafarge and Holcim in July 2015, Holcim is the world’s largest cement company, with a presence in 90 countries.

Holcim, whose headquarters are in Switzerland, is also a top producer of precast concrete products, dry mortar, aggregates, asphalt, and ready-mix concrete.

In the US, the company operates 13 plants with a capacity of 22 million metric tons per year.

After operating in Germany for over 140 years, HeidelbergCement, a German building materials giant, decided to expand globally 30 years ago by acquiring businesses in North America and Western Europe.

The plan succeeded, and the company turned into a multinational corporation operating at 3,000 sites in more than 50 countries, offering jobs to 53,000 people.

HeidelbergCement, which operates as Lehigh Hanson in the U.S., has diversified from being a cement manufacturer into a major producer and seller of concrete.

The company also provides additional products such as concrete pipes, asphalt, precast concrete parts, and ready-mixed concrete.

Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, Boral Precast Holdings (Pty) Ltd., is a major producer of precast concrete panels, columns, beams, retaining walls, barriers, and structures.

In addition to being one of the top concrete companies in Australia, the company has ventured internationally – establishing extensive operations in the United States and Asia.

Boral is the parent company of Georgia-based Boral North America.

With more than 30 years of precast manufacturing, Gulf Precast Concrete Co. L.L.C is the leading precast concrete company in the United Arab Emirates.

The company, which is based in Abu Dhabi, operates six fixed precast plants – four in Abu Dhabi and two in Dubai – with a production capacity of 1,240M3 per day, the biggest precast capacity in the UAE.

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Jane Mwangasha is a gifted reporter with a degree in Journalism from the University of Nairobi. Her passion for covering the latest in construction news is backed by years of experience in the industry.

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