(Houston, TX) -- U.S. Concrete, Inc. USCR +4.98% today announced its membership in the Regenerative Network (RN), the exclusive, by-invitation-only, national network of leading green building product manufacturers and service providers dedicated to advancing the best green building practices and innovative solutions for the commercial building market.
RN facilitates profitable, strategic business relationships between its high-tech green building product manufacturers (Members) and architects, engineers, contractors, real estate developers and portfolio owners (Affiliates). U.S. Concrete joins RN as its exclusive ready-mix concrete supplier.
U.S. Concrete's membership brings to RN tangible expertise in sustainability practices and a solid track record of reducing carbon footprints through its high-performance, low-CO2,concrete technologies and mix designs (EF Technology(R)). Since 2006, U.S. Concrete and its operating companies have prevented more than 2 million tons of CO2 emissions from entering the atmosphere.
"We're so proud to be invited to join such an action-oriented organization with an impressive group of companies that are committed to the growth of the green building industry," said Wally Johnson, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, U.S. Concrete. "U.S. Concrete recognizes the inherent value in aggressively supporting sustainable construction and green building initiatives through environmentally responsible, high-performance products and operations."
Through its operating companies, U.S. Concrete offers multiple points of service. The company has established USC Technologies, Inc., the U.S. Concrete National Laboratory, to further pursue concrete advancements. Through in-house research and collaboration with academic and industrial institutions, U.S. Concrete is committed to driving the creation of innovative, cost-effective concrete solutions that deliver the highest level of performance.
"The Regenerative Network is committed to accelerating business development for its members by facilitating profitable business relationships with building designers and specifiers. We bring together companies that have demonstrated their commitment to addressing the environmental challenges in the built environment through disruptive technologies," said Regenerative Network CEO and Founder, David Gottfried. "U.S. Concrete will be an outstanding resource for our members and affiliates -- providing them tangible solutions for significantly reducing the embodied energy in their building structure."
ABOUT U.S. CONCRETE
U.S. Concrete services the construction industry in several major markets in the United States through its two business segments: ready-mixed concrete and concrete-related products; and precast concrete. The company has 94 fixed and 11 portable ready-mixed concrete plants, seven precast concrete plants and seven facilities producing aggregates. During 2011, these plant facilities produced approximately 4 million cubic yards of ready-mixed concrete from continuing operations and 3 million tons of aggregates.
The following U.S. Concrete operating companies are members of The Regenerative Network:
-- Central Concrete, serving Northern California Bay Area -- NYC Concrete Materials, serving New York -- Eastern Concrete, serving New Jersey -- Ingram Concrete, serving West Texas -- Redi-Mix Concrete, serving Dallas/Fort Worth For more information on U.S. Concrete, visit http://www.us-concrete.com .
ABOUT THE REGENERATIVE NETWORK The Regenerative Network elevates the triple-bottom-line profitability of Member and Affiliate companies by fostering deep business relationships and accelerating the adoption of sustainable products and services. CEO David Gottfried founded the Network to extend the sustainable building vision he started with his founding and funding of the U.S. Green Building Council (GBC) in 1993, the World Green Building Council in 1998 and Regenerative Ventures in 2008. There are now GBCs in 90 countries.
Network Members comprise an exclusive group of companies that come from every area of the green building industry. Membership is highly selective and offered to choice companies following a comprehensive evaluation. Membership is limited to one company in any product category, making the Network completely collaborative and never competitive. For more information, visit http://www.regen-net.com/ .