CRH today is one of the world’s leading building materials companies, with a business that spans 35 countries and which serves all segments of construction industry demand. CRH subsidiary companies employ approximately 76,000 people at over 3,400 locations around the world, and in 2013, generated sales of €18 billion.

The Group’s major businesses are in the developed markets of Europe and North America, and it has growing positions in certain developing economies in Asia. Operations focus on three closely related core businesses: primary materials, value-added building products and building materials distribution.