29 VICAT GROUP / STOCKBRIDGE, GA.
Joseph Vicat started the French company in 1853. Current projects include flight terminals at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson Airport and a high-performance concrete block house. www.vicat.com
30 METROMONT CORP. / GREENVILLE, S.C.
Precast producer is planning a new plant in Florida. In June 2010, CEO Rick Pennell was named chairman of the board for precast entity AltusGroup Inc. www.metromont.com
31 MEADOW VALLEY / PHOENIX
This heavy construction contractor has been providing ready-mix to Las Vegas and Phoenix since 1980. Has been awarded three Utah Department of Transportation projects in the past eight months. www.meadowvalley.com
32 CEMSTONE / MENDOTA HEIGHTS, MINN.
Offers ready-mix, decorative concrete, high-performance concrete, aggregates, concrete block, brick, and decorative stone. Supplied decorative concrete for the Minnesota Twins' new Target Field. www.cemstone.com
33 LATTIMORE MATERIALS / MCKINNEY, TEXAS
Founded in 1961. With facilities located throughout the state, LMC is a major concrete producer in Texas; owns more than 400 ready-mix and haul trucks. www.lmctx.com
34 VALMONT INDUSTRIES / OMAHA, NEB.
Steel and spun concrete utility poles accounted for a third of Valmont's 2009 revenue. Sales were down 13%, partly due to lower spending on transmission structures by North American utilities. www.valmont.com
35 GATE CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS GROUP / JACKSONVILLE, FLA.
The oldest non-petroleum division of Gate Petroleum produces prestressed concrete for infrastructure, commercial, and industrial projects throughout the Southeast U.S. www.gateprecast.com
36 A&A READY MIXED CONCRETE / NEWPORT BEACH, CALIF.
Along with A&A Concrete Supply, the Caillier family runs Associated Ready Mixed Concrete Inc. and Cemak Trucking Inc. They also specialize in onsite, portable batch plants. www.aareadymix.com
37 NEW ENTERPRISE STONE AND LIME / NEW ENTERPRISE, PA.
By mid-2009, NES&L and its subsidiaries received nearly $34 million in federal stimulus projects. The group performed almost $9 million of the work during June and July. www.nesl.com
38 CONCRETE SUPPLY CO. / CHARLOTTE, N.C.
In the past decade, this producer has grown by acquisition and now has a stake in seven local ready-mix and prestress producers. Now operates more than 30 plants in the Carolinas. www.concretesupplyco.com