Bringing collective technical expertise and sustainable, ready-mixed concrete to the greater Hilton Head community


Ridgeland, South Carolina, December 16, 2021 – Thomas Concrete Inc. announces the acquisition of Palmetto Ready Mix Inc., located in Ridgeland, South Carolina.  With this acquisition, Thomas Concrete now extends its offer of total concrete solutions with emphasis on high-performance, sustainable mix designs and personalized customer service, to the commercial, residential, and infrastructure markets of Ridgeland, South Carolina. 

Today, we welcome the Palmetto Ready Mix employees as new members of Team Thomas.  Together, as one strong team, we will continue the Thomas mission “to be the closest to the customers” and demonstrate industry leadership in safety, quality, and sustainability.

“Our acquisition of Palmetto Ready Mix complements our offering in the greater Hilton Head area.  This investment represents another important strategic opportunity to better serve our existing customers, expand our service area, and welcome new customers to Thomas.  I am very excited about today’s announcement in this growing area.  Combining Palmetto’s impressive team and location with Thomas current team and facilities will enhance our position as the Concrete Specialists.” Alan Wessel, CEO Thomas Concrete, Inc.

“We are very excited to combine our teams and expand our service radius in Beaufort and Jasper counties.  The Palmetto team will be a terrific addition and our customers will benefit tremendously,” said Jim Ryder, General Manager and Vice President Thomas Concrete Coastal Division.

About Thomas Concrete Inc. –

Thomas Concrete has been serving customers as a leading supplier of high quality ready-mixed concrete in the Southeast for over 30 years.  By combining delivery of concrete with our wide range of services, we can provide complete and effective solutions for commercial, residential, and infrastructure projects.  We are The Concrete Specialists.

At Thomas Concrete, we have a vision to reduce our long-term environmental impact in all local and global processes. We will continually strive to develop products for a sustainable society of tomorrow.

Thomas Concrete is a member of the Swedish, family-owned company Thomas Concrete Group, established in 1955, operating in USA, Germany, Sweden, Poland and Norway.