CRH is the leading building materials business in the world, with operations in 32 countries, serving all segments of construction industry demand.
CRH supplies raw materials and finished products for residential, non-residential and infrastructure construction applications. It also has distribution businesses that supply products to the professional building contractor and to the home-owner.
CRH is the largest building materials company in North America, the largest heavyside player in Europe and has a growing presence in the Asian economies of India, China and the Philippines. Western Europe and North America contribute about 90% of sales from Group operations (subsidiaries plus share of equity accounted investments), while operations in the developing economies in Central and Eastern Europe, South America and Asia contribute about 10%.