Founded in 1951, Texas Industries is one of the leading suppliers of cement, aggregate and consumer product building materials in the United States. It also supplies ready-mix and packaged concrete and expanded shale and clay aggregate products in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas. The company provides masonry, well, plastic, block, rapid strength and white cement. Texas Industries offers products for various applications, such as swimming pool plaster, roofing tile, precast curtain walls, architectural panels, terrazzo surfaces, stucco, cement paint, decorative grouts and mortars. It operates TXI Energy Services, which provides specialized drilling products and petrochemical support services to the energy industry. The company uses recycled tires, concrete, waste fuels and water in its manufacturing process.