Vulcan Materials Co is a construction materials firm based in Alabama, the United States.
Thy company was founded by Solon Jacobs and Henry L Badham in 1909.
It is engaged into the production of construction aggregates. The principal product lines of the company are asphalt mix, aggregates, cement, and concrete. It serves its customers in United Stated of America.
The firm’s stocks are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker of ‘VMC’.
It claims to be among the leading producers of construction aggregates that consists of gravel, primarily crusher stone and sand.
Vulcan Materials Co has a strategic distribution network and claims to have a coast-to-coast footprint.
The US-based company produces materials from natural deposits like limestone, granite and trap rock. Their quarrying process starts with blasting and drilling rocks into smaller pieces.
The materials are processed through different stages of screening and crushing so as to produce the specification and size as desired by the customers.
The construction aggregates are used in different ways such as base materials under the walkways, parking lots, highways, airport runways and railroads to aid purification, filtration and erosion control, used as a material in combination with various other resources for the construction of products like apartments & housing, school and hospitals, retail spaces and commercial buildings, and sewer systems.
The US-based company says that the suppliers play an important role in the success of the company, and it reportedly spends more than $2 billion on the services and goods for the operation of the business.
The company’s construction material segment has been organized into eight operating divisions, namely Central Division, International division, Mideast Division, Southeast division, Southwest Division, Southern and gulf coast division, Mountain West Division, and Western Division.
It has a facility of product calculation where one needs to enter the length, thickness, product density and width and click on the calculate button for calculating the estimate.
Vulcan Materials Co operate through various subsidiaries, namely Florida Rock Industries Inc, US Concrete, Heritage Logistics LLC, The Arudel Corporation, Southeast Division Logistics LLC, Vulcan Lands Inc, Shamrock Building materials Inc, Rockland LLC, Statewide West logistics LLC, and Stone Creek Mira Mesa LLC.