Hanson was initially established in 1963, and today operates 25 concrete plants, two quarries, one asphalt facility and a fleet of trucks for delivering concrete and aggregates, as well as hundreds of trucks for sub-contracting work. In addition, from the beginning of 2019, Hanson began importing cement into Israel
Hanson considers the safety of its employees and environment protection as highly relevant and as an integral part of its operations.
Hanson is one of Israel’s largest building product groups, with 2019 sales turnover of NIS 1.2 billion, and 600 employees, providing about 20% of Israel’s demand for aggregate and concrete products. Hanson has grown along with the country. Its longevity attests to its innovative capabilities and its uncompromising commitment to quality and service.
Hanson maintains 25 technologically advanced concrete, finish and infrastructure production plants, with an annual capacity exceeding 3.5 million cubic meters; two quarries with an annual yield potential exceeding 7 million tons of aggregates; along with an asphalt plant that annually produces various types of asphalt, supplying its products to construction sites all over the country with a fleet of the Company’s own trucks and sub-contractors trucks.
Following on Hanson’s successful bid for Dock 30 at the Ashdod Port, in 2019, Hanson began to import cement, which will total at least 800 thousand tons each year.
Aggregates – A range of stone, gravel, and sand used in construction, infrastructures, etc. Aggregates are quarried from limestone and dolomite sites.
Ready-mixed concrete, infrastructure, and mortar products – Concrete produced, loaded on mixers at the plant and transported to building sites, mortar mixtures, mixtures for infrastructure, flooring, and finishing.
Cement – an essential raw material that is used by the construction and infrastructure sectors.
Asphalt – A mixture of aggregates, sand, and bitumen, used to pave roads, freeways, parking lots and walkways.
Transport – Hanson’s fleet serves both its customers, as well as third-party customers.
Hanson continues to improve its customer service set-up under the motto “Hanson – Your First Choice.” Hanson’s vision for service excellence is to become the customer’s first choice by meeting all customer needs. All Hanson staff attend training sessions designed to instill and implement the values of reliability, responsibility, respect, human dignity, teamwork, professionalism, learning and striving for excellence. The Company operates an innovative customer cellular app for ordering concrete, monitoring the supply using mapping and GPS, and issues a digital confirmation of the concrete supply. The cellular app significantly improves the relationship between the Company and customers, as well as the efficiency and transparency of the process.
For many years, the Company has been operating a central ordering and delivery service for concrete in the center of the country.
The goal is to improve customer service in the competitive Tel Aviv area. From one nerve center, orders are taken and mixers are dispatched from various concrete plants to the various work sites. Operations depend on the use of GPS controls. The system recommends the concrete plant for producing and supplying the particular order, and the most efficient dispatch route, allowing Hanson to provide the most efficient, cost-effective and timely service to customers.
Technology and Quality
Hanson is uncompromisingly committed to high product quality, customer satisfaction and to maintain its reputation. It was among the first companies in its sector to adopt the Israel Standards Institution’s approval system for concrete and asphalt production and quarries. The Institution confirms that Hanson Israel complies with ISO 9002 quality assurance requirements.
Environmental and Safety Quality
Hanson is dedicated to maintaining the highest possible safety and environmental standards and invests in ensuring that these objectives are achieved. The Company rigorously adheres to environmental and safety regulations and is attentive to the needs of communities located near its plants and building sites.
Hanson believes that it must do the utmost to ensure that its employees will not be injured and fall ill during their workday. Hanson has trained many of its employees to be safety wardens and first aid experts to minimize risks at the various plants and to allow for treatment if an employee is injured.
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