Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. produces aggregates products for the construction industry, including infrastructure, nonresidential, residential, railroad ballast, agricultural, and chemical grade stone used in environmental applications. Segments The company conducts its Aggregates business through three segments: the Mid-America Group, Southeast Group, and West Group. The company also has the Specialty Products segment, which includes its magnesia-based chemicals and dolomitic lime businesses. Aggregates Business The Aggregates business mines, processes and sells granite, limestone, sand, gravel, and other aggregate products for use in all sectors of the public infrastructure, nonresidential and residential construction industries, as well as agriculture, railroad ballast, chemical, and other uses. The Aggregates business also includes the operation of other construction materials businesses. These businesses include asphalt, ready mixed concrete, and road paving operations in Arkansas, Colorado, Texas, and Wyoming. The company is a producer of aggregates for the construction industry in the United States. In 2013, the company’s Aggregates business shipped and delivered aggregates, asphalt products, and ready mixed concrete from a network of nearly 300 quarries, underground mines, distribution facilities, and plants to customers in 30 states, Canada, the Bahamas, and the Caribbean Islands. The Aggregates business markets its products primarily to the construction industry, with approximately 45% of its aggregates shipments made to contractors in connection with highway and other public infrastructure projects and the balance of its shipments made primarily to contractors in connection with nonresidential and residential construction projects. Seasonality: The company’s Aggregates business is highly seasonal, due primarily to the effect of weather conditions on construction activity within its markets. The operations of the Aggregates business that are concentrated in the northern and midwestern United States and Canada typically experience more severe winter weather conditions than operations in the southeastern and southwestern regions of the United States. Specialty Products Business The company manufactures and markets, through its Specialty Products business, magnesia-based chemical products for industrial, agricultural, and environmental applications, and dolomitic lime for use primarily in the steel industry. These chemical products have varying uses, including flame retardants, wastewater treatment, pulp and paper production, and other environmental applications. Dolomitic lime products sold to external customers are used primarily by the steel industry. Products used in the steel industry, either directly as dolomitic lime or indirectly as a component of other industrial products. Patents and Trademarks As of February 14, 2014, the company owned, has the right to use, or has pending applications for approximately 37 patents pending or granted by the United States and various countries and approximately 77 trademarks related to business. Customers The company’s products are sold principally to commercial customers in private industry. Although large amounts of construction materials are used in public works projects, relatively insignificant sales are made directly to federal, state, county, or municipal governments, or agencies thereof. History Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. was founded in 1993.
martin marietta materials
2710 Wycliff Road
Raleigh, NC 27607
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