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Profile: CRH PLC (CRH)

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CRH plc, incorporated on June 20, 1949, is a building materials company. The Company manufactures and distributes a range of products servicing the construction needs, from the fundamentals of heavy materials and elements to construct the frame, through exterior products that complete the building envelope, to distribution channels, which service construction fit-out and renewal. The Company operates in six segments: Europe Heavyside, Europe Lightside, Europe Distribution, Americas Materials, Americas Products and Americas Distribution. The Company operates in approximately 30 countries around the world.

Europe Heavyside

The Company's Europe Heavyside segment is engaged in the manufacturing and supply of cement, aggregates, ready mixed and precast concrete, concrete landscaping and asphalt products. Europe Heavyside is organized into two regional divisions: Western Europe, which includes its cement, aggregates, asphalt, concrete and clay operations primarily in Switzerland, Germany, the United Kingdom, Benelux, France, Denmark, Ireland and Spain, and Eastern Europe, which includes its cement, aggregates, asphalt and concrete businesses in Poland, Ukraine and Finland.

Europe Lightside

The Europe Lightside segment is organized into four business areas: construction accessories, shutters & awnings, fencing, and cubis access chambers. Lightside customers are specialist end users, including architects and engineers. Under construction accessories, the Company supplies a range of connecting, fixing and anchor systems to the construction industry. The Company's operations in shutters & awnings serve the renovation, maintenance and improvement (RMI) and residential end use markets, supplying sun protection, energy-saving and outdoor living technologies.

Europe Distribution

The Europe Distribution segment is engaged in supplying Do-It-Yourself (DIY), General Merchants and Sanitary, Heating and Plumbing (SHAP) businesses. The segment caters to the general public and small and medium-sized builders, selling a range of bricks, cement, sanitary, heating, plumbing and other building products. The DIY Europe platform operates under over four different brands, such as GAMMA (the Netherlands and Belgium), Karwei (the Netherlands), Hagebau (Germany) and Maxmat (Portugal) selling to DIY enthusiasts and home improvers.

Americas Materials

Americas Materials segment is engaged in the production and sale of aggregates, asphalt and readymixed concrete products, and provides asphalt paving services. It operates nationally in over 40 states with over 10 billion tons of aggregates reserves.

Americas Products

The Americas Products segment is organized into three product groups under the Oldcastle brand. The product groups include Architectural Products, such as concrete masonry and hardscapes, and packaged cement mixes; Precast, such as utility, drainage and structural precast and construction accessories, and BuildingEnvelope, which includes architectural glass, aluminum glazing systems, customized hardware products to glass and glazing industry.

Americas Distribution

The Americas Distribution segment is engaged in supplying Exterior Products and Interior Products. The Exterior Products consist of commercial and residential roofing, siding and related products. The Interior Products business specializes in the distribution of gypsum wallboard, metal studs and acoustical ceiling systems and related products to specialty contractors. Americas Distribution operates in approximately 30 states.

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Stonemason's Way ,Rathfarnham, D
DUBLIN     D16 KH51
P: +3531.4041000
F: +3531.4041007

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