Oldcastle® Architectural Acquires Anchor Block Company and Anchor Wall Systems

Oldcastle® Architectural Acquires Anchor Block Company and Anchor Wall Systems

Acquisition Includes Access to Robust Patent Portfolio and Leading Brands

ATLANTA, GA – July 7, 2015 – Oldcastle® Architectural has acquired Anchor Block Company and Anchor Wall Systems, giving North America’s largest producer of concrete masonry and hardscape products an increased presence in the high-growth region of the upper Midwestern United States, as well as a strong patent portfolio from one of the most recognized and trusted brands in the segmental retaining wall industry. These brands join Belgard, Trenwyth, Bonsal American and others under Oldcastle Building Products.


Anchor Block Company manufactures a broad range of concrete masonry and hardscape products and is the licensed manufacturer of Anchor Wall Systems products. The range of Anchor products includes retaining walls, pavers, edgers, architectural block, concrete masonry units and outdoor living products. The company’s primary manufacturing facility is located just outside of Minneapolis, Minnesota.


“The additions of Anchor Block Company and Anchor Wall Systems to Oldcastle’s masonry and hardscapes business will serve as a platform for continued growth throughout the Midwest,” said Tim Ortman, president of Oldcastle Architectural. “Each company brings expertise and commitment to product innovation that will ultimately benefit Oldcastle’s collective business, customers and employees well into the future.”


About Oldcastle® Architectural
Oldcastle® Architectural is a leading supplier of innovative and sustainable masonry and hardscape products for North America’s building and landscaping markets. Oldcastle Architectural is the innovator behind many of the industry’s well-known brands including Belgard® Hardscapes, Trenwyth™ masonry products and EnduraMax® High Performance Wall System among others. Oldcastle Architectural is a division of Oldcastle Building Products™, a subsidiary of Oldcastle®, Inc., the North American arm of CRH plc; one of the top five international building materials companies--www.crh.com. For more information, call (770) 392-5922 or visit www.oldcastlearchitectural.com.
 

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