Summit Materials has announced that it has completed the acquisition of LeGrand Johnson Construction Company, a vertically integrated construction materials company based in Utah.
LeGrand operates five sand & gravel pits along with four ready mix concrete plants and five asphalt plants. LeGrand will become part of Summit’s Kilgore Companies business in Utah.
Tom Hill, CEO of Summit, stated, “This acquisition is consistent with our materials-based growth strategy and is a great fit with our Kilgore business in Utah and the surrounding states. LeGrand has established many strong customer relationships and an excellent reputation for high-quality products and services over its long history. We are very pleased to welcome Legrand and its employees to Summit Materials.”
Larry Jardine, CEO of LeGrand, commented, “We are excited that this acquisition will enable our company to continue the legacy of its founders, LeGrand and LaRee Johnson, and their family members who, together with hundreds of employees over the years, have worked so hard to make the company a success.”
Adapted from press release by Joseph Green
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