Company acquires ready-mixed concrete and aggregates operator in US Pacific Northwest region
HOLCIM have completed the acquisition of Cowden Inc., a leader in ready-mixed concrete and aggregates in Bellingham, Washington. This acquisition expands Holcim’s footprint in the Pacific Northwest region of the US.
Chief executive officer Jan Jenisch said: ‘This acquisition is another step in our ‘Strategy 2025 – Accelerating Green Growth’ to become the global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions.
‘We warmly welcome the more than 100 Cowden employees to join the Holcim family. With Cowden and their strong local roots, we will strengthen our presence in this growing market and contribute to Holcim’s overall strategy to expand our range of low-carbon products and solutions.’
Founded in the Bellingham area in 1945, Cowden’s operations include two ready-mixed concrete plants, eight aggregate facilities and a haulage fleet.
The organization will operate as Cowden, a division of Aggregate Industries Pacific Northwest, and will become a member of Holcim in the US.