As a leader in infrastructure construction and maintenance, Colas USA companies’ goal is to set the pace in our industry and to be a model of excellence by providing safe, innovative, sustainable and cost-effective solutions for our customers.
Colas USA companies are part of the Colas Group, the worldwide leader in transportation infrastructure construction and maintenance. The Colas Group is active in the construction and maintenance of road, air, rail and maritime transport infrastructure, urban development projects and recreational facilities. With 70,000 employees spanning 5 continents around the world, the Colas Group carries out over 100,000 projects each year, backed by a tight international network of construction materials facilities, including: aggregates mining sites, asphalt plants, ready-mix concrete plants, liquid asphalt terminals and emulsion plants.
In 1979, Colas USA began operations in the Northeast with the acquisition of Barrett Industries, a 150 year old company. Since then, we have continued to expand throughout the US through a number of acquisitions as well as organic growth. Today, our network of companies now allows us to provide most of our products and services anywhere in the United States, from Alaska to Florida and Maine to Southern California. Our 5,000 plus employees operate from more than 50 regional offices located in more than 25 states.
Our strong decentralized network of local business units work closely with our customers to provide them with solutions in the areas of preservation, maintenance and expansion of their infrastructure as well as new construction. We are committed to developing and improving products and construction services based on recycling of material, improving of energy efficiency and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Our association with the Colas Group gives us access to a world of expertise and resources that we make available to our customers through our various local business units.