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Summit Materials Acquires LeGrand Johnson


Summit Materials Inc. has completed the acquisition of LeGrand Johnson Construction Co., a vertically integrated construction materials company based in Utah and servicing the northern and central Utah, western Wyoming and southern Idaho markets.

LeGrand operates five sand and gravel pits along with four ready mix concrete plants and five asphalt plants. LeGrand will become part of Summit’s Kilgore Companies business in Utah.

“We are excited that this acquisition will enable our company to continue the legacy of its founders, LeGrand and LaRee Johnson, and their family members who, together with hundreds of employees over the years, have worked so hard to make the company a success,” Tom Hill, CEO of Summit, stated, “This acquisition is consistent with our materials-based growth strategy and is a great fit with our Kilgore business in Utah and the surrounding states. LeGrand has established many strong customer relationships and an excellent reputation for high-quality products and services over its long history. We are very pleased to welcome Legrand and its employees to Summit Materials.”

Larry Jardine, CEO of LeGrand, commented, “We are excited that this acquisition will enable our company to continue the legacy of its founders, LeGrand and LaRee Johnson, and their family members who, together with hundreds of employees over the years, have worked so hard to make the company a success.”

Summit Materials has now completed more than 35 acquisitions since its founding and continues to pursue growth opportunities in new and existing markets, according to the company.