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National Cement
of Alabama, Inc.

The National Cement Company of Alabama, Inc. has been producing cement in St. Clair County, Alabama for over 100 years. Cement operations began in July 1910 at the current plant site in Ragland, Alabama.

2000 Southbridge Parkway
Suite 600
Birmingham AL 35209

Phone: (205) 423-2600

Ragland, Alabama Operation
The company was purchased by the Vicat Group of France in 1974. The plant ships manufactured cement products via truck and rail to a diverse customer base across Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Mississippi and Florida. We maintain distribution facilities in Georgia and South Carolina, and our territory managers are strategically located throughout the southeastern states to ensure prompt customer service and delivery of our products.
Our business objective is to offer the highest quality cement at the best possible price while maintaining our core corporate values of integrity, quality, and customer service and loyalty. As a corporate citizen in the state where many of our employees also live, we strive to be environmentally responsible in the operation of our facilities. Our diligent efforts in this regard were recognized by the Ragland plant being awarded the ENERGY STAR designation by the EPA.

ConcreteSouth Ready Mix Operations

In addition to manufacturing cement, National Cement of Alabama's ready-mix subsidiaries serve the Southeast region's needs for high-quality residential and commercial concrete products from their numerous batch plants which cover the diverse markets of Alabama and Georgia.


Kirkpatrick Concrete, Inc. started operations in 1892 and is one of the oldest concrete companies operating in Alabama.


Hodgson Concrete, operating as Kirkpatrick's Southern Division, serves metropolitan Montgomery, AL with four ready-mix plants.


Walker Concrete Company is one of the oldest and largest concrete companies operating in the Metro Atlanta area.

Building Materials

National Cement of Alabama operates a number of complementary businesses that generate value-add for its customers. We package and distribute high-quality masonry cements at our Ragland, Alabama facility, produce concrete masonry units in Northeast Alabama and distribute concrete products and construction materials in the Atlanta, Georgia market.

Bulk Cement

Orders for bulk products are processed at a series of distribution terminals in Georgia, Alabama and South Carolina.

Coosa Masonry Cement

The Coosa masonry name has been trusted brand in the Southeast for over a 100 years.

Guntersville Block

Our concrete block operation, based in Guntersville, Alabama, provides high quality lightweight concrete masonry units manufactured to exacting standards.

Walker Concrete Products

Walker Construction Products was established in 1999 to meet the growing need for quality landscaping and stonework products.

The History of National Cement, Ragland