Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Shreveport Business Leader Assumes National Role in Top Concrete Association

by BIZ Magazine

Shreveport, LA — G. Carlton Golden, Jr., President of Builders Supply Company, Inc., a prominent regional supplier in Shreveport, Louisiana, has been appointed to a significant leadership position within the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA), the leading advocacy group for the $56 billion U.S. concrete production and delivery revenue industry.

Golden has been elected as Secretary/Treasurer for the NRMCA board of directors, marking a pivotal moment in his longstanding commitment to industry advocacy. With over 14 years of service on the NRMCA board of directors since 2009 and four terms on the association’s executive committee, Golden brings a wealth of experience and insight to his new role.

Expressing his dedication to the industry, Golden stated, “My service to NRMCA has been a long-term career commitment because the decisions we make as an industry have tremendous impact in our country and around the world.” He emphasized the importance of addressing global issues such as sustainability, decarbonization, and innovation in technology to enhance performance while safeguarding the environment.

The concrete industry, valued at $56 billion according to the Concrete Financial Insights Index provided by NRMCA, plays a crucial role in construction. NRMCA members collectively invest an estimated $8.4 billion annually in products and services. The association, along with its Build with Strength coalition, is part of a global initiative aiming for a net-zero carbon emission industry by 2050, with members already achieving a 21% reduction in emissions since 2014.

In addition to his role with NRMCA, Golden serves on several other boards and committees, including the Bossier Public Trust Financing Authority, the Industrial Board of Bossier Parish, and the Greater Bossier Economic Development Foundation.

Golden’s extensive volunteer leadership also includes contributions to organizations such as the Rotary Club of Shreveport, the Shreveport-Bossier Convention & Tourist Bureau, and the Better Business Bureau.

Joining his family’s business at Builders Supply upon graduating from Louisiana Tech in 1985, Golden has served as President since 2009, marking the fourth generation of leadership in the company’s 111-year history.

Established in 1913, Builders Supply Company, Inc. provides ready-mixed concrete and building materials for various construction projects across Northwest and Central Louisiana. Known for its innovation and commitment to safety, Builders Supply continues to lead the industry, pioneering new methods and technologies to better serve its customers.

For more information about Builders Supply Company, Inc., visit www.builderssupply.net.

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