HeidelbergCement subsidiary acquires Corliss 

HeidelbergCement subsidiary LehHigh Hanson has acquired Corliss Resources, an aggregates and ready-mixed concrete companies in the US Pacific Northwest.
Concrete Plants, Equipment & Applications / January 18, 2022
By Ben Spencer
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HeidelbergCement says the combined business is ideally positioned to provide low carbon products in the area (© Jenifoto406 | Dreamstime.com)

The acquisition includes major aggregate operations with annual sales volumes of about 2 million tonnes and reserves and resources of about 170 million tonnes and four ready-mixed concrete plants selling about 0.3 million cubic meters in the Greater Seattle area.

HeidelbergCement says the combined Corliss and Lehigh Hanson business is positioned to provide a range of sustainable, low carbon products to the customers in the area.

Dr. Dominik von Achten, charmain of the managing board of HeidelbergCement, says: “The acquisition of the Corliss operations is a great strategic fit with our already strong presence in cement, aggregates, and ready-mixed concrete in the Pacific Northwest. The transaction significantly enhances our vertically integrated position in one of the fastest growing US markets. We welcome the 230 Corliss employees to the HeidelbergCement family and look forward to accelerating the growth together."

Corliss Resources president Steve Corliss says: “For more than five generations, the Corliss family has proudly served our customers with high-quality building materials and contributed to the growth and development of our communities. We are convinced that Lehigh Hanson is best-suited to continue building on the legacy of growth, excellence and quality that our family has established.”

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