CRH is a leading provider of building materials solutions that build, connect and improve our world. Employing 78,500 people at 3,390 operating locations in 29 countries, CRH has market leadership positions in both North America and Europe.

As the essential partner for road and critical utility infrastructure, commercial building projects and outdoor living solutions, CRH’s unique offering of materials, products and value-added services helps to deliver a more resilient and sustainable built environment. The company is ranked among sector leaders by Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) rating agencies.

A Fortune 500 company, CRH’s shares are listed on the NYSE and LSE.

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Our Global Footprint

Our operations span 29 countries, on four continents.

We are the largest building materials business in North America, with operations in 48 US states and 7 Canadian provinces, employing 46,400 people.

We are the largest building materials business in Europe, with operations in 23 European countries.

We also have a regional leadership position in Asia.

Our Leadership Positions | Europe

Top 3 Cement
Regional leader, Asphalt and Paving
Regional leader, Aggregates and Readymixed Concrete
No. 1 Concrete Products
No. 1 Construction Accessories
No. 1 Network Access Products
No. 2 Cement (Philippines)
No. 2 Cement (Northeast China, 26%)
No. 1 Network Access Products (Australia)

Market positions on February 29, 2024.

Our Leadership Positions | Americas

No. 1 Asphalt
No. 1 Aggregates
No. 3 Readymixed Concrete
No. 3 Cement
No. 1 Concrete Products
No. 1 Aggregate Pool Finishes
No. 1 Vinyl/Aluminum Fencing & Railing

Market positions on February 29, 2024.

Our story

No matter where you stand, we’re everywhere you look. What we make at CRH is essential to life and living because our materials, products and services define how our world is built.

That’s why every time we make something, we work to make it better. We rethink, reimagine, and reinvent solutions for the built environment, making homes, buildings and infrastructure that stand the test of time.

To find out more about the Purpose that drives our strategy and decision making, watch our Purpose film below or visit our Purpose page.

Did you know?

Our products are used in some of the most iconic construction projects in the world. Take a look at a snapshot below.