ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oldcastle APG, a CRH Company, announced the grand re-opening of its Permacon hardscape production facility in Anjou, Quebec, after extensive renovation and the addition of state-of-the-art MASA equipment. This site will focus on manufacturing and producing residential hardscape and masonry products.
"The upgrades at the Anjou facility will create more opportunities for Permacon to provide the highest quality outdoor living solutions to our customers throughout the region," said Tim Ortman, President, Oldcastle APG. "The Anjou enhancement is an important strategic project for Oldcastle APG, set to boost production and almost double current local manufacturing capabilities to meet increased demand in the residential market in the area."
Oldcastle APG invested in the implementation of the latest paving technology at the facility, including the installation of a new MASA machine, which will improve production capacity, product reliability and inventory availability. This highly effective new machine and renovation, coupled with Oldcastle APG’s commitment to providing premier products and service to customers across North America, further solidifies the outdoor solutions provider’s position in the region and demonstrates its determination to pursue continued growth in Quebec.
"We take pride in our recognition as a leader in the hardscapes market in Canada, and we remain steadfast in our commitment to meeting our customers' diverse outdoor living requirements," added Ortman. "This opening represents the culmination of diligent efforts across all of Oldcastle APG. I am eager to see its impact and look forward to continuing to invest in our Permacon footprint.”
Oldcastle APG operates 46 hardscape facilities across North America, serving residential and commercial customers. Permacon’s comprehensive plant network offers extensive national and regional customer service throughout Quebec and Ontario. The Anjou facility supports Montreal’s growing hardscapes market.
For more information about Oldcastle APG, visit www.oldcastleapg.com.
About Oldcastle APG
Oldcastle APG, a CRH Company, is an international provider of outdoor living and building materials, with industry-leading positions in hardscapes, concrete masonry, fencing and railing, bagged dry mixes, lawn and garden, pool finishes and composite decking. Oldcastle APG’s signature brand portfolio includes Belgard, Echelon, Barrette Outdoor Living, Sakrete, Amerimix, Pebble Technology International and MoistureShield. For more information visit oldcastleapg.com.
CRH (NYSE: CRH, LSE: CRH) is the leading provider of building materials solutions that build, connect and improve our world. Employing c.75,800 people at c.3,160 operating locations in 29 countries, CRH has market leadership positions in both North America and Europe. As the essential partner for road and critical utility infrastructure, commercial building projects and outdoor living solutions, CRH’s unique offering of materials, products and value-added services helps to deliver a more resilient and sustainable built environment. The company is ranked among sector leaders by Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) rating agencies. A Fortune 500 company, CRH’s shares are listed on the NYSE and LSE.