Holcim Expands Ready Mix Presence in Louisiana

Holcim has acquired Cajun Ready Mix Concrete, the largest in its sector in the Baton Rouge, La., metropolitan area. The transaction will integrate Cajun’s expertise along with its eight ready-mix concrete plants, 108 employees and 51 mixer trucks. This acquisition adds to Holcim’s recent bolt-ons in ready-mix concrete, in line with its “Strategy 2025 – Accelerating Green Growth.”

Toufic Tabbara, region head North America said, “This acquisition expands our footprint in the dynamic Baton Rouge market, confirming our focus on growth in North America. Cajun’s commitment to innovation, service and quality, along with its industry relationships and engineering capabilities, are an ideal addition to our business. We’re excited to work with the Cajun team to build further partnerships across this highly attractive growth region. I warmly welcome all Cajun employees into the Holcim family and look forward to unleashing our next era of growth together.”

Cajun was founded in 2014 by Ryan Heck, a third-generation ready mix owner-operator in the Greater Baton Rouge Area dating back to 1959. It provides top-of-the-line concrete and customer service to residential, commercial, and industrial partners. Cajun delivers excellent customer service and offers an impeccable safety rating, all while delivering an exceptional product, the company stated.

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