Nashville, TN—Smyrna Ready Mix Concrete, LLC, a concrete manufacturer based in Nashville, Tennessee announced today the acquisition of Paragon Ready Mix Inc located in Utica and Waterford, Michigan, and a leading value-added provider of ready mix concrete and related products and services to the construction industry in metro Detroit. 

“The Paragon Ready Mix plants are a natural fit for SRM Concrete. We continue to seek opportunities to strengthen our presence in existing markets while growing in new markets. This acquisition allows us to continue providing excellent products and services in the Detroit market,” said Jeff Hollingshead, CEO of SRM Concrete.

After meeting with the company’s new employees, SRM Concrete President Mike Hollingshead stated, “We look forward to building relationships with the Paragon team and welcoming them into our Smyrna Ready Mix family.”

SRM Concrete also announced this week the acquisitions of Argos Ready Mix Concrete plants in Dallas, Texas; Southeast Ready Mix in Savannah, Georgia; and St. Johns River Concrete Company in Palatka, Florida.

SRM Concrete is the largest privately-owned ready-mix concrete manufacturer in the country. Founded in 1999 by Mike and Melissa Hollingshead in Smyrna, Tennessee, the family-owned company owns and operates a network of ready-mix concrete plants and trucks focused on producing and delivering ready-mix concrete as well as providing ancillary services across the commercial and residential construction segments.

SRM Concrete has pursued an active acquisition strategy, having successfully acquired and integrated over 64 companies since 2005, and currently has over 4,000 employees with locations that span across thirteen states including Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia. For a list of our complete locations and to learn more about SRM Concrete, please visit

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