Argos USA is a subsidiary of Cementos Argos S.A., a multiregional company with a market cap of around $7 billion based in Colombia, South America.
Cementos Argos S.A. is a company with an extensive history with over 76 years in the market focused on the cement, ready mix, and aggregates business. The company is based out of Medellin, Colombia and is the leader in cement, ready mix, and aggregates in Colombia since 1934. Cementos Argos S.A. is the fifth largest cement producer in Latin American and the 4th largest concrete producer in the U.S.
As part of Cementos Argos S.A., we benefit from our parent organization's financial stability, strong corporate governance and resources for continued improvement in technical knowledge, services and products. Argos also reinforces our commitment to environmental and community sustainability.
Argos USA is a high-quality cement and ready-mixed concrete company serving Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, and Virginia. A proud history of innovative products, unparalleled expertise and exceptional customer service has made us an integral partner to our customers in residential, commercial, infrastructure and other public works applications.
We are the fourth largest ready-mixed concrete producer in the United States, with a capacity of nearly 10 million cubic meters of ready mix per year. We have over 220 concrete plants concentrated in two geographic areas. In the southeastern part of the U.S., we operate in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and portions of Alabama, Mississippi, Florida, and Virginia. In the south central part of the U.S., we have operations in the Houston and Dallas-Fort Worth markets in Texas and Little Rock, Arkansas.
We are the second largest cement producer in the southeastern U.S., producing 3.2 million metric tons of cement per year with facilities in Texas, Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, Mississippi, and North Carolina. Argos has five rail terminals (three in Georgia, one in Mississippi, one in North Carolina); and terminals with port facilities in Mobile, Alabama; Houston, Texas and Wilmington, North Carolina.
Today, as Argos, we are part of a strong, integrated brand providing cement, concrete and aggregates in the Americas and the Caribbean. Under the Argos brand, we are building on our heritage of excellence to create an even stronger future.