CRH is the leading building materials business in the world, employing 71,000 people at 3,155 locations in 28 countries. CRH is the largest building materials business in both North America and Europe and we also have regional positions in Asia.

We manufacture and supply a diverse range of integrated building materials, products and innovative end-to-end solutions, which can be found throughout the built environment, from major public infrastructure projects to commercial buildings and residential homes.

A Fortune 500 company, 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 NYSE.

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Our Global Footprint

Our operations span 28 countries, on four continents.

We are the largest building materials business in North America,
with operations in 46 US states and 6 Canadian provinces.

We are the largest building materials business in Europe, with operations in 18 countries.

We also have a regional leadership position in Asia.

Our Leadership Positions | Europe

Top 3 Cement
Regional leader, Aggregates
Regional leader, Readymixed Concrete
No. 1 Concrete Products
No. 1 Construction Accessories
No. 1 Network Access Products
No. 2 Lime

Our Leadership Positions | Americas

No. 1 Asphalt
No. 2 Aggregates
No. 2 Readymixed Concrete
No. 3 Cement
No. 1 Concrete Products
No. 1 Aggregate Pool Finishes
No. 2 Construction Accessories

Our Leadership Positions | Asia Pacific

No. 1 Cement, Philippines
No. 2 Cement, Northeastern China (26%)
No. 1 Network Access Products, Australia

Our story

From humble beginnings in 1970 to being a global leader today, we take great pride in leading globally while delivering locally, in our many markets and communities worldwide.

We strive to bring the benefits of our broad product range, our technical expertise and our extensive geographic footprint into play for the benefit of all our stakeholders, while maintaining the personal touch of a local supplier and partner.

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.