89 SHELBY MATERIALS / SHELBYVILLE, IND.
Ready-mix producer credits federal stimulus package for reducing layoffs; 40% of its sales last year were related to infrastructure projects. www.shelbymaterials.com
90 MORAINE MATERIALS / FRANKLIN, OHIO
Supplies ready-mixed concrete to southwest Ohio and northern Kentucky from 13 plants; 135 trucks include region's largest fleet of front-discharge vehicles. www.mormat.com
91 MCCOIGH GROUP / TRENTON, MICH.
Donated materials to Wayne State University engineering students to build a concrete canoe for American Society of Civil Engineers' concrete canoe competition in Michigan.
92 SPEED FAB-CRETE / FORTH WORTH, TEXAS
Structural products producer is one of the few TCP100 companies whose sales increased last year. Has already started some limited hiring. www.speedfab-crete.com
93 GRECO BROTHERS / OZONE PARK, N.Y.
Founded in 1958, this ready-mix producer's two plants, 22 trucks, and one pumper can service anywhere in the New York metropolitan area. www.grecoreadymix.com
94 THE WELLS GROUP / WEST LIBERTY, KY.
Fourteen of this producer's 16 ready-mix plants in Kentucky and one in Ohio were recognized by the Kentucky Ready Mix Concrete Association for their safety records.
95 UNITED PRECAST / MT. VERNON, OHIO
This producer has five indoor production facilities, a bridge beam prestress area totaling over 1100 lineal feet of casting beds, and a fleet of more than 100 vehicles. www.unitedprecast.net
96 SCHMITZ READY MIX INC. / MILWAUKEE
Family-owned producer of ready-mix concrete operates seven plants in southeast Wisconsin and relied heavily on highway work in 2009. www.schmitzmix.com
97 W.G. BLOCK / BETTENDORF, IOWA
Established in 1884, this company has grown from a distributor of coal and ice to a manufacturer of concrete, sand, and fabricated steel products; five ready-mix plants serve the Quad Cities. www.wgblock.com
98 NITTERHOUSE CONCRETE PRODUCTS INC. / CHAMBERSBURG, PA.
Prestressed producer serving the Mid-Atlantic has started to rehire some laid off employees. William L. Nitterhouse founded the company in 1923. www.nitterhouse.com
99 B&B CONCRETE CO. / TUPELO, MISS.
Thirty percent of this ready-mix producer's business was infrastructure-related in 2009, including highway bridges and box culverts. May start rehiring this summer. www.bbconcrete.com
100 GEIGER READY-MIX / LEAVENWORTH, KAN.
Company dates back to the 1860s when Gottlieb Geiger started a small construction contracting business performing odd jobs; now serves 15 counties in Greater Kansas City. www.geigerreadymix.com
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*Ranked by 2009 Revenue
Josh Krol, Shelby O. Mitchell, and Tom Bagsarian researched and wrote the company summaries.