[WorldKings - Wowtimes - Almanac Events and Achievements 2023] Milestones of Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. in 62 years of developing the construction materials production industry (1961)


(worldkings.org) Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. is an American company and a member of the S&P 500 Index. The company is a supplier of aggregates and heavy building materials, with operations spanning 26 states, Canada, and the Caribbean. In particular, Martin Marietta Materials supplies resources for the construction of roads, sidewalks, and foundations.

The company’s milestones:

1939:Superior Stone was founded in Raleigh, NC.

1959:Superior Stone merges with the American-Marietta Corp., a national producer of construction materials, paints, chemicals, and building products. 



1961: American-Marietta Corp. merges with the Glenn L.Martin Company, creating the Martin Marietta Corporation. 

1986: Wins contract to convert Titan II ICBMs into space launch vehicles. The Martin Company built the original ICBMs

1993: Martin Marietta Materials is incorporated as part of the Martin Marietta Corporation. 

1995: Martin Marietta merged with Lockheed Corporation to form Lockheed Martin. 

1996: Lockheed Martin splits off Martin Marietta Materials as a separate and independent entity. 

2001: State-of-the-art aggregates plant and ship-loading facility, the largest new plant investment in the company’s history, is built on Grand Bahama Island. 



2008: The company added two new, highly automated plants - one in Weeping Water, NE and another in Augusta, GA - significantly increasing capacity and efficiencies. 

2009: Fortune Magazine ranks Martin Marietta Materials No.1 on its “World’s Most Admired Company for Building Materials Industry list.”

2012: The company completed the construction of a new dolomitic lime kiln and its Magnesia Specialties’ Woodville, OH facility.

2015: The company hosted the inaugural Analyst and Investor Day event in New York city, simulcast live on the Internet. 

2017: The company introduced its new Mission, Vision and Values, designed to convey the purpose, culture and driving forces that guide its employees. 



2022: Martin Marietta earned 65 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) Awards this year, leading all member companies in total awards for the second year in a row.

According to martinmarietta.com; en.wikipedia.org. Source of photos: internet 


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