Martin Marietta Materials | Raleigh, N.C.

Martin Marietta Materials | Raleigh, N.C. – Company continued expanding in 2008 and into 2009, bucking the trend of most concrete and cement producers. Most of the growth came in the aggregates sector, as it bought six quarries in Florida and Georgia from Vulcan in 2008. The purchase was part of an order by the U.S. Justice Department that Vulcan sell certain assets following the acqusition of Florida Rock. In June of 2009 the company bought quarries in Nebraska, Wyoming, and Utah from Cemex. Aggregate makes up most of Martin Marietta’s business.