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About APAC-Atlantic
At APAC-Atlantic, we know that as a project owner or contractor you want to hit your deadlines every time. In order to do that, you need a paving or construction project that’s done on time and on budget. The problem is paving and construction projects often come with unforeseen and complicated problems, which can leave you feeling unsure about who to trust to help you solve those problems. We believe you should have a partner that’s committed to doing the project right, with quality only coming second to safety. We understand all kinds of different projects and problems you face, which is why we have been in business for over 70 years serving Coastal Georgia and the Low Country of South Carolina.
Many Names - Still the Same
Great Company
At APAC-Atlantic, we’ve gone by many names throughout the years (most recently Preferred Materials), but we’ve always upheld our values of safety, quality, and efficiency. We’re a people-focused business that does things the right way to exceed expectations every time.
We’re based in both the Low Country of South Carolina and Coastal Georgia and have been proud to call them home for over 70 years. We understand all kinds of different projects and are here to help you pull them off, no matter how big or small. From paving and project management to materials, we have you covered.

APAC-Atlantic is a CRH Company

Our sole focus is to serve the Coastal Georgia and Low Country South Carolina markets. But we’re also apart of the CRH family. CRH is the leading globally diversified construction materials business in the world. With over 1000 locations all over the United States, CRH is a name you can count on for quality and reliability. In everything we do, we uphold CRH’s values of safety, creating value, leading with integrity, and building lasting relationships.

About Our Parent
Company CRH

CRH is a leading global diversified building materials group, employing over 87,000 people at more than 3,800 operating locations in 31 countries worldwide. CRH is the largest building materials company in North America and the second-largest worldwide. The Group has leadership positions in Europe as well as established strategic positions in the emerging economic regions of Asia (India, China, Philippines, Malaysia) and South America (Brazil).
CRH is committed to improving the built environment through the delivery of superior materials and products for the construction and maintenance of infrastructure, housing, and commercial projects. CRH is recognized as a Fortune 500, a FTSE 100 and a EURO STOXX 50 company, and by leading sustainability rating agencies such as Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) Europe.
For more information, please visit: www.crh.com

Our CRH Core Values


We value safety. We protect and look out for each other. Safety is a shared uncompromising value.

Continuously Create Value

We constantly seek new and sustainable ways to take on challenges and improve every day for the benefit of our shareholders, customers, employees, and the communities in which we operate.

Do what we say and lead with integrity

We do the right things the right way, comply with the law and work responsibly. We are ethical and honest.

Operate locally, but act as one company

Working locally but together as OneCRH, our entrepreneurial spirit is built on a determination to succeed, seize opportunities, win customers, and grow our business.

Build Enduring Relationships

We are straight talkers, down-to-earth, open and trustworthy. We develop partnerships, handshake by handshake, that stand the test of time.

How APAC-Atlantic Can Help You Get the Job Done Right Every Time

Operate locally, but act as one company

We work on both public and private projects. No matter how big or small the job is, APAC-Atlantic has you covered. Our customers range from DOT's to small business owners and everything in between.

Project Management

Avoid rework and make sure your project is finished on time and on budget. With over 70 years of experience in this business, we know how to manage all kinds of construction projects. APAC-Atlantic will manage and support you in planning your project. Get ahead of project problems, get it done safely, and build it to last.

Asphalt Sales

Get the best quality materials at the best price on time. At APAC-Atlantic we are a leader in the production of high-quality hot mix and warm mix asphalt. Don't get poor formulations that don't match your job specs. We'll talk to you about your project and get you exactly what you need.

Other Materials

CRH has Aggregate facilities in South Carolina. Tell us what you need and we can help you source high quality materials to complete your project.

Monrissa James bio.

My name is Monrissa James. I have been actively involved in the construction and traffic control field since 2015. My knowledge and experience have brought me here to APAC, where I currently hold a position in Quality Control. In a nutshell, my job consists of ensuring the quality production of hot mix asphalt, plant and production material inspections, data collection and reporting, and upholding safety policies and procedures. What I love most about APAC is, we genuinely take care of our own. There is an engraved culture that values opportunity for developmental growth. These characteristics are what set this company apart from the rest. I have been here only a few months, and from the highest echelon down, I have never come across more professional, thoughtful individuals. “The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it” – Steve Jobs. I am blessed to say, I’ve found “it” in APAC. I am motivated to continue evolving with the finest international asphalt company there is.

Willie Hanna bio.

My name is Willie Hanna, and I have been working for APAC-Atlantic for 26 years. I started out as a shovel man and moved my way up as a foreman and my career is still growing. I believe my skills are recognized and appreciated by all of management, and I’m always willing to learn and grow. 

What makes APAC-Atlantic different than other companies is that APAC has a culture of working safely. APAC’s management works together and communicates well. Safety is the number one focus at this company, and that makes me feel confident about our work environment.

I describe my job at APAC as challenging and adventurous. Doing new jobs every day is like a puzzle ready to be solved.

Jason Speth

I absolutely believe my skills are recognized, I also see other peoples skills being recognized. I truly believe APAC is a company where anyone can work hard and be successful. I am pushing myself to be the best I can be, and APAC helps with that process by appreciating and rewarding my hard work. I believe I am paving a path for myself with hard work and dedication to move up in the company. 


Emanuel Pontikakis

1. How long have you been working in your field, or at APAC-Atlantic? – 5 years

2. What makes APAC different than other companies you have worked for? – Commitment to safety

3. What do you enjoy about your job? – I enjoy my co-workers I work with on a daily basis and the new people I meet. I’m thankful for the training I have received to help me get to the point I’m at now. I knew nothing about asphalt when I first started.

4. How does safety measure up at APAC vs. other jobs you have held? Its definitely the priority and we preach it everyday.

5. Do you think your skills are recognized? Do you think there is room to grow? – Yes and Yes. Yes!! I take pride in all the work I do. And yes I’ve already seen it happen.

6. How would you describe your job, APAC or what you do each day to a friend or family member? – Make sure quality of mix is good. I’ve had 2 close friends of mine I helped to get a job, because I felt this was a good company all around and that are there for you.