Tag: Illinois

Photo: Clint Allen, CRH

Allen: Exemptions, spring provide reason for optimism

March 25, 2020By

Clint Allen of CRH Americas Materials provides a guest commentary on the current state of the industry and how to best get through the coronavirus pandemic.

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LafargeHolcim’s Becky Kazmierski, left, presents a plaque to Donald Mikulic during the IAAP Annual Convention. Kazmierski serves IAAP as chairperson of its Public Information & Education Committee. Photo: IAAP

Illinois geologist recognized for industry contributions

March 25, 2020By

The Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers recognized Donald Mikulic’s contributions to the aggregate industry during its annual convention.

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Philippi-Hagenbuch has remained family-owned since its founding in 1969. The company is now led by Danette Swank (middle right), L.B.’s granddaughter and LeRoy’s daughter. LeRoy (left) continues with the company as chief engineer. Also pictured are Josh Swank, vice president of sales and marketing, and Pat Hagenbuch. Photo courtesy of Philippi-Hagenbuch

Philippi-Hagenbuch earns manufacturing honor

December 12, 2019By

The Illinois Manufacturers’ Association bestowed its 2019 Barry L. MacLean Manufacturer of the Year award on the third-generation company.

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Montabert's new Nashville, Illinois-based distribution center will serve customers in both the Midwest and East Coast regions. Photo by Zach Mentz

Montabert opens Midwest distribution center

October 28, 2019By

The 50,000-sq.-ft. facility houses both Montabert products as well as the company’s customer care and inventory planning teams.

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John Deere plans to welcome dealers, technicians, customers and others to the new facility. Photo courtesy of John Deere

Deere facility to foster dealer, technician training

July 12, 2019By

The building is part of John Deere’s Construction & Forestry Training Campus and includes three classrooms that can be used separately for training purposes.

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Growth of Wendling Quarries continues with acquisition

June 12, 2019By

Wendling Quarries, which has multiple quarry locations in the Midwest, recently purchased the assets of Coots Materials Co. (CMC) in Iowa.

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Prairie Material site opens after three-year hiatus

September 11, 2018By

The company reopened a sand and gravel site in Illinois that was closed since 2014

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Bridgestone bringing OTR tire production to the states

July 17, 2018By

The company announced a $12 million investment plan in its plant in Bloomington, Illinois, for off-the-road (OTR) tire production.

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