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OUR COMPANY

Our Strategic Intent

Ash Grove is a leader in the manufacture and sale of portland cement and related construction products in the United States. Our intent is to manufacture a reliable supply of consistent, high quality products designed to add value to our customers' enterprises. By achieving operational excellence, Ash Grove will compete effectively as the low cost producer in our markets.

Ash Grove provides outstanding opportunities to talented employees committed to contributing to the company’s success. The company’s ultimate goal is to provide competitive, long-term financial returns to shareholders and to be an outstanding corporate citizen by returning value to the communities in which we do business.

Ash Grove Priorities

We strive to achieve financial success and stability by taking a pragmatic, long-term view focused on strategic and profitable growth opportunities. Our four core strategies are:
Be the Supplier of Choice in the markets we serve through:
Genuine long-term partner relationships
Adding significant value through superior technical product knowledge and support
Consistent product quality and reliability of supply
Customer responsiveness and proactive communication
Fairness in business and market practices
Be the Low Cost Producer by achieving production excellence focused on:
Effective workplace safety programs that produce industry leading results
Manufacturing efficiency and reliability
Continuous improvement in our production and maintenance processes
Consistent product quality
Environmental stewardship and sustainability strategies
Be the Employer of Choice by attracting, developing and retaining talented employees through:
A collegial culture of high performance
Fairness and integrity with workplace policies and guidelines
Career building opportunities based on mutual commitment
Competitive compensation and benefit plan programs
A balanced, high quality of life
Embrace our Social Responsibility by:
Exercising our corporate citizenship as a community builder and environmental steward in the markets we serve
Encouraging employee involvement in our communities to improve existing and future quality of life
Providing financial support to local non-profit organizations through the Ash Grove Charitable Foundation
Being sensitive to current social priorities
Maintaining our social license to operate by being a responsible corporate citizen

Ash Grove Rules of the Road

Respectful, open and honest fair dealing in all business functions.
Responsible, constructive and candid participation of all employees in the continuous improvement of our business process.
Open communication throughout the company to promote the teamwork needed to reach our goals.
Active company participation in the communities we serve to improve the existing and future quality of life.
Shared commitment to develop people and leadership at all levels in the company.


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