Eagle Materials Inc. manufactures, distributes, and sells basic materials with application as construction products, building materials, and basic materials used for oil and natural gas extraction. The company sells cement in six regional markets, including northern Nevada and California, the greater Chicago area, the Rocky Mountain region, the Central Plains region and Texas. Segments The company has five different business segments, which are Cement, Concrete and Aggregates, Gypsum Wallboard, Recycled Paperboard, and Oil and Gas Proppants. Cement, Concrete and Aggregates Operations Cement: This segment’s production facilities are located in or near Buda, Texas; LaSalle, Illinois; Laramie, Wyoming; Sugar Creek, Missouri; Tulsa, Oklahoma and Fernley, Nevada. All of its cement subsidiaries are wholly-owned except the Buda, Texas plant, which is owned by Texas Lehigh Cement Company LP, a limited partnership joint venture owned 50% by the company and 50% by Lehigh Cement Company LLC, a subsidiary of Heidelberg Cement AG. The company’s LaSalle, Illinois plant operates under the name Illinois Cement Company; the Laramie, Wyoming plant operates under the name Mountain Cement Company; the Fernley, Nevada plant operates under the name Nevada Cement Company and it Sugar Creek, Missouri and Tulsa, Oklahoma plants operate under the name Central Plains Cement Company. Concrete and Aggregates: This segment produces and distributes readymix concrete from company-owned sites north of Sacramento, California; Austin, Texas and the greater Kansas City area. The company conducts aggregate operations near its concrete facilities in northern California; Austin, Texas and the greater Kansas City area. Aggregates are obtained principally by mining and extracting from quarries owned or leased by the company. The company sells readymix concrete to various contractors and other customers in each plant’s marketing area. Its batch plants in Austin, the greater Kansas City area and northern California are strategically located to serve each marketing area. Concrete is delivered from the batch plants primarily by company-owned trucks, as well as third party contractors in certain markets. The company sells aggregates to building contractors and other customers engaged in various construction activities. Sales and Distribution Cement: Cement is distributed directly to the company’s customers primarily through customer pickups, as well as by common carriers from its plants or distribution terminals. Concrete and Aggregates: The company sells readymix concrete to various contractors and other customers in each plant’s selling area. Its batch plants in Austin, the greater Kansas City area, and northern California are located to serve each selling area. Concrete is delivered from the batch plants primarily by company-owned trucks, as well as third party contractors in certain markets. The company sells aggregates to building contractors and other customers engaged in various construction activities. Environmental Matters Cement: The company’s cement operations are subject to various federal, state and local laws and regulations pertaining to health, safety and the environment. Some of these laws, such as the federal Clean Air Act and the federal Clean Water Act (and analogous state laws) impose environmental permitting requirements and govern the nature and amount of emissions that may be generated when conducting particular operations. Some laws, such as the federal Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (and analogous state laws) impose obligations to clean up or remediate spills of hazardous materials into the environment. Gypsum Wallboard and Recycled Paperboard Gypsum Wallboard: This segment owns five gypsum wallboard manufacturing facilities. Gypsum wallboard is used to finish the interior walls and ceilings in residential, commercial and industrial structures. The company’s gypsum wallboard production totaled 2,244 million square feet in fiscal 2015. Total gypsum wallboard sales were 2,210 million square feet in fiscal 2015. Recycled Paperboard: This segment’s manufacturing operation, which it refers to as Republic Paperboard Company is located in Lawton, Oklahoma, and has an advanced paper machine designed primarily for gypsum liner production. The company’s paper machine allows the paperboard operation to manufacture gypsum liner that is approximately 10-15% lighter in basis weight than generally available in the U.S. The company also operates a recycled paperboard business, which sells internally to its wallboard business, as well as to external customers. Sales and Distribution Gypsum Wallboard: The company sells gypsum wallboard to various building materials dealers, gypsum wallboard specialty distributors, lumber yards, home center chains and other customers located throughout the United States, with the exception of the northeast. Recycled Paperboard: The company’s manufactured recycled paperboard products are sold to gypsum wallboard manufacturers and other industrial users. Oil and Gas Proppants This segment owns two frac sand mines, two frac sand wet processing plants and three frac sand drying facilities. Its frac sand mines and wet plants are in New Auburn, Wisconsin and Utica, Illinois. The company’s frac sand drying facilities are in New Auburn, Wisconsin and Corpus Christi, Texas. The company owns CRS Holdco LLC, CRS Proppants LLC, Great Northern Sand, LLC, and related entities (collectively, CRS Proppants). CRS Proppants is a supplier of frac sand to the energy industry, and its business consists of a frac sand mine in New Auburn, Wisconsin, a wet processing plant, a drying facility and a transload network into Texas and southwest Oklahoma. State and Local Regulation: Some states, including Wisconsin where one of the company’s operations is located, have state laws similar to National Environmental Policy Act. History Eagle Materials Inc. was founded in 1963.
eagle materials inc (EXP:New York)
3811 Turtle Creek Boulevard
Dallas, TX 75219
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