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A diversified building materials group


CRH, a FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 company, is a diversified global building materials group headquartered in Ireland.

CRH manufactures and distributes a diverse range of products servicing the breadth of construction needs.  From the fundamentals of heavy materials and elements to construct the frame, through value-added exterior products that complete the building envelope, to distribution channels which service construction fit-out and renewal, CRH products are used for both new-build and repair & maintenance construction needs in the residential, non-residential and infrastructure sectors.  

CRH is the second largest building materials company in the world. It is the largest building materials company in North America, a regional leader in Europe and has a growing presence in the Asian economies of India, China and the Philippines as well as Brazil in South America. CRH employs over 85,000 people at c3,600 locations in 32 countries worldwide, which on a combined basis generated sales of €27.6 billion in 2017 (from continuing and discontinued operations).

CRH’s strategic vision is to be the leading building materials business in the world. Sustainability and corporate social responsibility are integral components of the Group’s performance and growth strategy, and CRH has been ranked among sector leaders by leading Socially Responsible Investment agencies for its sustainability and corporate social responsibility performance.

CRH is a constituent member of the FTSE 100 index, the EURO STOXX 50 index, the ISEQ 20 and the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) Europe. CRH’s American Depositary Shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).


CRH at a glance


  • 32 countries
  • c3,600 locations
  • 85,000 people
  • €27.6bn revenues (2017)
*From continuing and discontinued operations