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Bonsal joins Oldcastle

May 3, 2002
CHARLOTTE, NC -- W. R. Bonsal, founded in 1895 and headquartered in Charlotte, NC, has joined Oldcastle Architectural Products Group (APG), a division of Oldcastle, Inc. Oldcastle APG is headquartered in Atlanta, GA. Oldcastle Inc. is the North American arm of CRH plc, a publicly held international building materials company based in Dublin, Ireland.

CRH plc is listed on the Irish and London Stock Exchanges and its ADRs are listed on the NASDAQ in the U.S.

Bonsal packages and distributes dry mix concrete, related repair products, ceramic tile-setting materials, and mineral gravel with locations in the Southeastern U.S. Bonsal holds the Sakrete¿ license for Florida, Georgia, the Carolinas, Tennessee and Alabama.

Oldcastle APG serves customers including professional builders, contractors, engineers, architects, municipalities, state and local governments, and home centers. The company envisions a seamless transition as it continues to provide products and services to its customers.