Summit Materials, LLC (Summit), a building materials company, today announced that it has concluded the acquisitions of Kilgore Paving and Maintenance, LLC, an asphalt production and paving company, and the aggregates, ready-mix concrete and construction assets of Harper Companies. Both businesses, which are based in Salt Lake City, Utah, have merged to form Harper-Kilgore, LLC, an integrated materials and construction company.
Jason Kilgore, the former owner of Kilgore Paving and Maintenance, LLC will run Harper-Kilgore, LLC post-closing with support from a strong management team across the combined operations.
Tom Hill, CEO of Summit stated, “We are very pleased to form our third regional platform in Salt Lake City, Utah through these acquisitions. Utah is an attractive business environment and we are delighted to establish a position in this market. Harper-Kilgore comprises many skilled and experienced employees and we would like to welcome them all into the Summit group of companies.”
Jason Kilgore remarked, “This marks a significant and exciting development for Harper and Kilgore. The two companies complement each other very well and the combined employee group brings many skills and synergies to the new Harper-Kilgore company. We look forward to building upon our existing strengths to further improve our products and services for our customers and community.”