(IRVING, TEXAS) – Hanson Pipe & Precast has appointed Cory R. Mayo as its vice president of operations. Mayo will succeed Greg Minteer, who is retiring in the first quarter of 2015 following 33 years of service to the company.

Mayo joins Hanson Building Products from Rockwell American, manufacturer of trailer axles, brakes, and hub components. Mayo was director of manufacturing and engineering, responsible for four plant locations with combined sales volume of more than $100 million. Prior to Rockwell, Mayo served as president/CEO for metal parts maker Woodlawn Manufacturing; director of operations for components engineer Stoneridge; and numerous other plant and engineering leadership positions in the U.S. and Mexico.

“Cory’s experience managing plant and operations across a range of component and material manufacturing, including internationally, makes him ideally suited for Hanson Pipe & Precast’s diverse mix of product types,” said Scott Szwejbka, SVP of Hanson Pipe & Precast. “We’re confident he will help continue our operations’ ongoing track record of quality production, efficient operations, and safety.”

About Hanson Pipe & Precast
Hanson Pipe & Precast is the largest manufacturer of concrete drainage products in North America. Hanson Pipe & Precast products are used in residential and commercial applications that support our infrastructure’s needs, including stormwater drainage and water transportation. For more information, visit www.hansonpipeandprecast.com.

About Hanson Building Products
Hanson Building Products North America is comprised of Hanson Pipe & Precast, Hanson Pressure Pipe, Hanson Structural Precast, Hanson Brick, and Hanson Roof Tile. Based in Irving, Texas, Hanson Building Products North America employs approximately 3,500 people and operates 86 facilities with products available throughout the U.S. and Canada. To learn more about Hanson's sustainability efforts and quality products, services and building technology, visit www.hansonbuildingproducts.com.

Hanson Building Products North America and its divisions are part of Lehigh Hanson, Inc., one of the largest manufacturers and suppliers of heavy building materials to the construction industry. Based in Irving, Texas, Lehigh Hanson, Inc. and its affiliated companies are part of the HeidelbergCement Group, one of the largest building materials manufacturers worldwide. HeidelbergCement is the global market leader in aggregates with leading positions in cement, concrete, and other downstream activities. Visit www.lehighhanson.com for more information.