Lehigh Cement Company's Mason City Plant Celebrates

MASON CITY, Iowa, Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Lehigh Cement Company is pleased to announce its plant in Mason City, Iowa, celebrated 100 years of production with a picnic lunch and a day of activities and fun for its employees, retirees, customers and other key stakeholders on Saturday, Sept. 8. The event was held on the plant's grounds with company executives and local dignitaries in attendance to commemorate the rich history of the Mason City plant and share their thoughts on its significance in the community.

"It was a very special day for all of us at the Mason City plant," said Tom O'Neill, Plant Manager. "We enjoyed the opportunity to celebrate our achievements and share this very important milestone with those that have contributed to the plant's success over the years."

Dan Harrington, President and CEO of Lehigh Hanson, Inc., and Gordon Smith, President, Iowa Concrete Paving Association, were on hand to share in the celebration and address the attendees. Elected officials in attendance included State Sen. Amanda Ragan, D-Mason City; State Rep. Sharon Steckman, D-Mason City; State Rep. Linda Upmeyer, R-Garner; State Sen. Merlin Bartz, R-Grafton; State Rep. Henry Rayhons, R-Garner; and Mayor Eric Bookmeyer, Mason City, Iowa.

About the Lehigh Cement Company LLC and Lehigh Hanson, Inc.

Founded 1897 in Allentown, Pa., the Lehigh Cement Company LLC is owned and operated by Lehigh Hanson, Inc. Based in Irving, Texas, Lehigh Hanson is part of HeidelbergCement, one of the largest building materials manufacturers worldwide. Visit www.lehighhanson.com for more information.

Media Contact: Jeff Sieg, Lehigh Hanson, 972-653-6011, jeff.sieg@hanson.com

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SOURCE Lehigh Hanson


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