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Burnco Acquires Bestway Concrete of Colorado


Burnco Rock Products Ltd. has acquired Bestway Concrete Co., a leading ready mix concrete and aggregate producer in the metro Denver and northern Colorado regions.

"We are extremely pleased that Bestway is joining the Burnco family" said Michael Powell, CEO of Burnco. "The combination of Burnco and Bestway will create a stronger company, with an exciting future. We are also excited to be expanding into the vibrant Colorado economy, where we see tremendous growth potential."

Clifford Hahne, vice president of Burnco USA, said, "We are also very pleased that the Bestway management team has agreed to stay on with the company. Bestway will still be locally managed, providing continuity as well as ensuring our long-term success. Bestway will continue to deliver the same quality products, exceptional service and great value."

Bestway was founded in 1981 and currently has nine ready mix concrete plants, four aggregate operations and more than 200 employees, all of whom are expected to remain with the business. The company provides high-quality ready mix concrete and aggregates for a broad range of applications including commercial, residential, industrial and infrastructure developments.

Bestway President Gene Wagner stated that, "Bestway management and employees are pleased to be joining the Burnco family and we look forward to a strong future together."

Burnco is a fourth-generation family business established in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, in 1912 by James F. Burns. The company has operations across Western Canada and in Texas, supplying ready mix concrete, aggregates, asphalt and landscape supplies to a broad range of valued customers, according to the company.