lications, including as a key component in the construction and maintenance of highways, walkways, parking lots, airport runways, and railways; for drainage, water filtration, purification, and erosion control; as fill material; for sand traps on golf courses, beaches, playing field surfaces, horse racing tracks, and related applications; and to build bridges, homes, and schools. The types of aggregates the company offers its clients include crushed stone and manufactured sand, gravel, sand, and recycled concrete. Related Products The company offers its customers various complementary products for their construction needs, which primarily include asphalt, concrete block, roof tiles, architectural products, pipes, and other precast products. Asphalt: The company offers a range of asphalt products, from its standard hot mix asphalt to highly technical products that could be used on major highway systems, driveways, commercial parking lots, or rural country roads. Roof Tiles: The company offers a range of concrete roof tiles and fittings, designed to meet the requirements of major roofing applications. Available in a selection of sizes, shapes, and colors, its roof tiles serve residential and commercial needs. Architectural Products: The company’s high-end architectural concrete products offer a range of styles for different building or landscaping projects. Specialty rock products, as well as architectural block, in an array of colors, sizes, and textures, take its customers’ design to a new level. Block paving solutions and decorative paving provide a range of applications for any hard landscaping project. Pipe: The company designs and manufactures standard and special concrete pipe for various applications, such as storm and sanitary sewers. Other Precast Products: Among its other precast products, the company offers rail products, concrete floors, box culverts, bridges, drainage basins, barriers, and parking curbs. In selected markets, it further complements its commercial offer with admixtures, gypsum, and cementitious materials, such as fly ash and blast furnace slag. Trading Operations In 2015, the company traded approximately 10.6 million tons of cementitious materials in approximately 100 countries, including 8.8 million tons of cement and clinker. Approximately 7.2 million tons of the traded cement and clinker consisted of exports from its operations in Costa Rica, Croatia, the Czech Republic, the Dominican Republic, Germany, Guatemala, Latvia, Mexico, Nicaragua, the Philippines, Poland, Puerto Rico, Spain and the UAE. The remaining approximately 1.6 million tons were purchased from third parties in countries, such as China, Honduras, Japan, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, the United States and Vietnam. In 2015, the company traded approximately 1.2 million tons of granulated blast furnace slag, a non-clinker cementitious material, and 0.6 million tons of other products. Strategy The company’s strategy includes to recruit, retain and cultivate world-class managers; provide customers with the best value proposition; pursue markets that offer long-term profitability; ensure sustainability is embedded in its business; and provide resilient infrastructure and energy-efficient building solutions. Customers The primary end-users of cement in each region in which the company operates include, among others, wholesalers, ready-mix concrete producers, industrial customers, and contractors in bulk. The end-users of ready-mix concrete include homebuilders, commercial and industrial building contractors and road builders. Major end-users of aggregates include ready-mix concrete producers, mortar producers, general building contractors and those engaged in road building activity, asphalt producers and concrete product producers. Competition The company’s principal competitors in the United States are LafargeHolcim Ltd. (LafargeHolcim), Buzzi-Unicem, HeidelbergCement AG (Heidelberg) and Ash Grove Cement. Its primary competitors in the United Kingdom are Lafarge Tarmac, Heidelberg, Aggregate Industries (a subsidiary of Holcim) and Hope Construction Materials. The company
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