Northstone (NI) Limited is an integral part of the Europe Materials Division of CRH plc. Europe Materials is a major vertically integrated producer of primary materials and value-added manufactured products operating in 19 countries and is actively involved in the CRH development efforts in Asia. Its principal products are cement, aggregates, readymixed concrete, concrete products, asphalt and lime. The major markets are Ireland, Poland, Finland, Switzerland, Spain, Portugal and Ukraine, together with India and China in Asia and Turkey in the Mediterranean basin. In total Europe Materials employs approx 14,500 people at over 550 locations.
Northstone (NI) Limited has a divisionalised structure, which focuses on the 3 core markets of construction, building materials and utility chambers. The structure has been recently rationalised to deliver ongoing and significant improvements in service level and product innovation for the benefit of clients and customers.