Aggregates Manager

October 2013

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COMPANY PROFILE preclude that if I have a very good deal somewhere that I'm not looking, but our focus is definitely around our existing operating footprint. "We stuck to our knitting," says U.S. Concrete, Inc. President and CEO Bill Sandbrook. The margins for concrete have been particularly good. Is there a focus on serving your own aggregate demand first? The aggregate operations are there to supply the concrete as a primary customer, however, concrete plants can't consume all of the products produced at an aggregate plant, so we do go to market with our non-internally consumed aggregates, and we are running it as an aggregates company should, trying to maximize the profitability of our externally sold aggregates. Are there any markets you'd like to expand into, or are you focused on the markets you are already in? For the next 18 to 24 months, we are very focused on strengthening within our existing footprint or concentrically growing our footprint so we can utilize our existing management teams and don't have to go into a new area with a new management team. That doesn't U.S. Concrete is a material supplier for One World Trade Center, and you've always been extremely patriotic. Did that project take your career full circle? A graduate of U.S. Military Academy in West Point, The Wharton School of Business, the Naval War College, and Salve Regina University, patriotism has always been important to Sandbrook, whether helping to build One World Trade Center or by taking the helm of a U.S. company. It is full circle. When you and I first met, it was under what we had done to help with the World Trade Center. Coming out of the army, it was very, very close to me. I had a very close friend who I had worked with on my last army assignment on the plane from Boston that hit the towers. Being on the site and then coming full circle and rebuilding the site was bitSAND/FRAC SAND PROCESSING TECHNOLOGIES tersweet. It shows Pre-Conditioning Through Fines Recovery/Water Recycling Sand Processing Fines Processing the resilience of AS Attrition Cells HG Hydrocyclone Separators America. For me, KISA-PHOENIX Bucket Wheels HiFlo™ Thickeners HYDROSORT™ Classifiers WX Belt Filter Presses it was completion. Auxiliary Equipment PHOENIX Filter Presses It was destroyed; I helped in that aftermath, and then I helped rebuild 2402 Watterson Tr, Louisville, Kentucky 40299 p: 502.499.6198 f: 502.499.1079 it. AM Text INFO to 205-289-3782 or visit Untitled-20 1 CompanyProfile_AGRM1013.indd 17 17 9/18/13 9:40 AM AGGREGATES MANAGER October 2013 9/19/13 9:41 AM

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