Aggregates Manager

October 2013

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On the Upswing U.S. Concrete's growth shows that, even in a down market, its fortunes are on the rise. by Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief 14 J ust over a year ago, I got a phone call from Bill Sandbrook, president and CEO of Euless, Texas-based U.S. Concrete. He asked me to include the company in the Data Mining section of the magazine (see page 31), noting that the company had numerous aggregate operations and should be included in the magazine's overview of publicly held companies. I immediately agreed and, knowing Sandbrook's management skills, paid particularly close attention to the com- pany's stock performance. What I've seen during the last year is pretty remarkable stuff. When I first started tracking its stock prices, U.S. Concrete was trading at $6.70 per share, with a 52-week low of $1.90 per share. On the day of our interview, one day before Sandbrook marked his second anniversary with the company, the stock price was at $18.95. Read on to learn how Sandbrook worked with the U.S. Concrete team to achieve the nearly three-fold growth. AGGREGATES MANAGER October 2013 CompanyProfile_AGRM1013.indd 14 9/19/13 9:36 AM

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