CRH Plc manufactures and distributes building materials and products for the construction industry. It operates business through the following segments: Americas Materials, Europe Materials, and Building Products. The Americas Materials segment provides asphalt paving services and produces materials such as cement, aggregates, ready mixed concrete, and asphalt. The Europe Materials engages in the manufacture and supply of cement, lime, asphalt, and other materials in Europe as well as in the Philippines and Asia. The Building Products segment includes business operating across a portfolio of building product related platforms including architectural accessories and building envelope. The company was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Rathfarnham, Ireland.