U.S. Concrete acquires Architectural Precast

Houston-based building products company U.S. Concrete has acquired Architectural Precast, a designer and manufacturer of architectural and structural precast concrete products. Terms of the deal were not disclosed

Middleburg, Pa.-based Architectural Precast had 2006 revenue of $14.3 million. The company serves markets in the Mid-Atlantic region.

"The combination of [Architectural Precast’s] E products with our existing ready-mixed concrete products will allow us to provide our customers in our Atlantic region with a full range of products and services," said Michael Harlan, U.S. Concrete's president and CEO.

U.S. Concrete has appointed Douglas McLaughline as vp-U.S. concrete, precast division. McLaughlin has served as regional vp-southwest precast operations. McLaughlin formerly served in various positions at San Diego Precast Concrete, a company that was acquired by U.S. Concrete in 1999.

U.S. Concrete serves the construction industry in several major markets in the United States through its two business segments, ready-mixed concrete and related products and precast concrete.