Oldcastle Glass® Brand Integration

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Santa Monica, CA – July 18, 2008 –With the strategic acquisition of The Vistawall Group, Oldcastle Glass® is now the leading manufacturer of architectural glass and aluminum glazing systems specified to close the building envelope.

Oldcastle Glass® employs more than 6,400 employees at 72 manufacturing locations in 26 states and four Canadian provinces. Today, we hold leading market positions in:

• Storefront systems and doors
• Custom-engineered curtain wall and window wall
• Operable windows
• Skylights
• Hurricane and blast-resistant windows and walls
• High-performance architectural glass

The Oldcastle Glass® brand has also experienced tremendous growth and has gained exceptional recognition among all the constituencies we serve and encounter. Our customers include architects, contractors, building owners, developers, retailers and the communities in which we operate.

In order to continue our growth and success and leverage our newly acquired assets, we must present a clear and unified brand strategy. To that end, we have created a Brand Strategy that integrates The Vistawall Group, Antamex International, Fulton Windows, Retail Storefronts, Southwest Aluminum Systems and Texas Wall Systems into our brand model. For more information visit www.oldcastleglass.com and select “Welcome to the new Oldcastle Glass®”.

About Oldcastle Glass® - Oldcastle Glass® is the largest North American supplier of Building Envelope Solutions to the architectural and commercial glazing communities, including custom-engineered curtain wall, high-performance and custom-fabricated architectural glass, architectural windows, skylights, and storefronts and doors.

Oldcastle Glass® is a subsidiary of CRH plc, one of the world's top five international building products companies.

For More Information contact
Susan Trimble: Director of Corporate Communications
strimble@oldcastleglass.com Tel: (310) 264-4700