Oldcastle APG Extends Production Capabilities with Acquisitions

Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, has acquired the packaging operations of Sterling Sand and the soil business of Soil Mender Products. The acquisitions of its co-packing partners enable Oldcastle APG to extend its geographic position and production capabilities in high-demand, high-growth markets to best serve its customers. 

With operations in South Carolina and North Carolina, Sterling Sand is a leading regional manufacturer and distributor of specialty sands for industrial, construction, recreation and other end-market uses. An established co-packer for Oldcastle APG’s Techniseal business, Sterling Sand is a key partner in the bagging and distribution of its polymeric sand products for customers in the Southeast U.S. The acquisition of Sterling Sand’s packaging operations will enable Techniseal to achieve increased production capacity and market share growth potential in southeastern markets. 

Soil Mender Products is a leading regional manufacturer of lawn and garden solutions that promote soil health, biodiversity and outdoor aesthetics while supporting a thriving ecosystem. Located in northwestern Texas, it operates as a co-packer for Oldcastle APG’s large retail customers in the Texas market. Soil Mender’s advantageous geographic position, coupled with its exceptional product offerings and industry knowledge, effectively strengthen Oldcastle APG’s Lawn & Garden business in the region.

“As North America’s leading provider of integrated and sustainable outdoor living solutions, we are excited to welcome Sterling Sand and Soil Mender Products to the APG Family as we enhance our Techniseal and Lawn & Garden manufacturing capabilities,” says Tim Ortman, president, Oldcastle APG. “With increased production and growth in the Carolinas, Texas and surrounding markets, we can continue to provide end-to-end outdoor living solutions to customers across the country.”

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