91 Doan Companies | Ypsilanti, Mich.
Company has been in business since 1970. Doan became a Redi-Mix producer in 1988 when it acquired redi-mix operations in Ann Arbor, Mich. Doan has nine plants in the Detroit area. Its Web site says that the Doan Companies “live to outdo yesterday's performance daily.” Since 2000, Doan has acquired Clark Block & Supply and Ernst Concrete & Supply, as well as opening its Dundee Concrete Plant in Dundee, Mich. www.doancompanies.com92 Shelby Materials | Shelbyville, Ind.
Ready mix accounts for 80% of business; aggregates, trucking and precast make up the rest. Like the rest of the industry, Shelby Materials expects 2009 to be another down year, after a disappointing 2008. Shelby has been a family-owned company for more than 50 years, starting in 1946 as the Cave Stone Co. in Norristown, Ind. Has 10 ready-mix plants and eight locations around Central and South Central Indiana. Shelby has the capacity to produce 400 yards of concrete an hour and has two portable plants. www.shelbymaterials.com93 Speed Fab-Crete | Fort Worth, Texas
Texas Construction magazine ranked Speed Fab-Crete one of the top builders in Texas. The producer manufactures precast concrete wall panels, highway retaining walls and highway bridges. Its plant is considered the oldest, continually operating precast concrete manufacturer in the Southwest. Was also ranked one of Dallas' 100 fastest-growing private companies in 2009. It attributes its success to a repeat customer base and almost 60 years of customer referrals. www.speedfabcrete.com94 United Precast Inc. | Mount Vernon, Ohio
Precast and prestressed account for 75% of business, the remainder is aggregate and trucking. The company's motto: “If you want it to last…call United Precast!” Under the umbrella of United Precast sits Ellis Brothers Inc., a ready-mix and building materials company, and United Aggregates Inc. United was founded in 1970 and has grown to five indoor production facilities and a staff of more than 250. www.unitedprecast.net95 Nitterhouse Concrete Products | Chambersburg, Pa.
This is the sister company of Nitterhouse Masonry Products, which produces interlocking pavers, architectural block, brick, and retaining walls. The concrete division creates parking structures, wall panels, double-tees, and hollow-core planks. Nitterhouse serves New England and New York and was founded in 1923 by William Nitterhouse. It serves the industrial, commercial, and residential markets. www.nitterhouse.com96 Greco Bros | Ozone Prak, N.Y.
Revenue increased in 2008, but this producer forecasts a decline in 2009. The producer sees its “ability to produce the finest quality product at a Kenneth Hayden reasonable pace, along with its hands on approach” as its greatest strength. Web site boasts there is always a family member available to guide its customers throughout their projects. Greco uses less water in its concrete to increase strength and maintain entrained air. www.grecoreadymix.com97 Altaview Concrete | Sandy, Utah
Producer has been vertically integrating its business with its sister companies in the aggregate and concrete pumping industries, to make the company more successful, more stable, and better-equipped to deal with the economy. Because of its efforts, Altaview does not expect a decline in sales in 2009. All of the producer's business is in ready-mix concrete. The company was founded in 1986. www.altaviewconcrete.com98 Theut Products Inc. | Romeo, Mich.
Producer has been a family-owned business since 1936 in central Michigan. Ready-mix accounts for one-half of business; block and aggregate make up most of the rest. Theut has seven locations in Michigan and a full line of precast products. The company's president, Edwin C. Theut Jr., has been working at Theut for 56 years. He is the son of company founder Edwin Theut Sr. www.theutproductsinc.com99 Fizzano Bros. | Crum Lynne, Pa.
Business is concentrated in the Mid-Atlantic states, which it serves with three plants in the Philadelphia area. Each location has a full-service masonry and hardscape supply outlet handling a complete line of masonry and hardscape building materials, including pavers. The company has been family-owned and –operated since it was founded in 1935. www.fizzano.com100 Kentucky Concrete Inc. | Cecilia, Ky.
This producer was founded in 1979 by Kentucky builders and developers to ensure a readily available source of concrete for their projects. The company only produces ready-mix concrete, which it supplies to all or part of 14 counties in Kentucky. Kentucky Concrete has five plants and 38 trucks in its fleet. www.kyconcrete.com