Kilgore Companies Announce Acquisition of Westroc, Inc.
Washington, D.C. [April 2, 2012] – Kilgore Companies (“Kilgore”), a division of Summit Materials (“Summit”), is pleased to announce the acquisition of Westroc, Inc. (“Westroc”), one of the premiere aggregates and ready-mix concrete companies in Utah. Westroc, based in Pleasant Grove, Utah, operates two aggregates sites and seven ready-mix concrete plants along the Wasatch Front.
Westroc was established in 1987 and serves Utah, Salt Lake, Juab, Sanpete and Sevier Counties with consistent, high quality ready mix concrete and aggregate products. Westroc’s existing management team will remain in place and continue to develop and grow the business as part of the Kilgore group of companies.
Summit CEO, Tom Hill commented, “We are delighted to welcome Westroc and its employees to Summit. The addition of Westroc is a great fit with Summit’s existing business in the Salt Lake area, and we are excited about the combined strength of the operations.”
Kilgore CEO, Jason Kilgore added, “The acquisition will expand our footprint into Central Utah. Westroc is a very well run company with an excellent management team and a highly skilled group of employees.”
Westroc Executive Vice President, Harold Ruf noted, “We are very pleased to team up with Kilgore and Summit, and look forward to providing the highest quality products and services to our valued customers for many years to come.”