Here’s the latest news from Preferred Materials, keeping you updated with our corporate announcements, most recent events, and industry information.


Oct 24 2015

Breast Cancer Walk

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, nearly 100 Preferred Materials employees, family members and friends went out to the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk at The Shops at Wiregrass in Pasco County. The team was able to raise $2,340 and Preferred Materials matched the donation, to total $4,680.

Preferred Materials Volunteers at Ronald McDonald House

Mar 18 2015

From Left to Right

Preferred Materials’ Green Team volunteers cooked a taco dinner for families being assisted by Ronald McDonald House of Tampa Bay on Tuesday March 10th. Adrienne Coppock, Green Team member, received the following note from Maggie Somerville, Tampa Assistant Manager, Ronald McDonald House: …Read more

SE Division Grand Opening

Feb 6 2015


From left to right Jack Mariano, Pasco County Commissioner District 5; Nat Fisher, President, Preferred Materials Asphalt; Rob Duke, President, Oldcastle Materials SE Division; John Hagan, President, Pasco County Economic Development Council; Congressman Gus Bilirakis, US Representative 12th District; Darryl Fales, President, Preferred Materials Concrete; Mike Wells Jr., Pasco County Commissioner District 4; Ryan Patmintra, Regional Director for Senator Marco Rubio; Shahra Anderson, Regional Director for Senator Bill Nelson; Bob Burleson, President, Florida Transportation Builders Association.

Oldcastle Materials SE Division and Preferred Materials held a Grand Opening of their new corporate office in Lutz, Florida on February 6, 2015. The event was hosted by Rob Duke, SE Division President, and was well attended by valued customers, important politicians, prominent business leaders, and our fantastic employees. It was a perfect day and we were able to showcase our company, network with old friends and make new ones. Everyone enjoyed the music and, of course, a great BBQ lunch from local favorite, Hungry Harrys.

2014 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

Nov 5 2014


Preferred Materials Inc. put on their pink shirts and pink tutus and walked 3.1 miles in the Pasco County, FL Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K walk on Saturday, October 25, 2014. …Read more

Preferred Materials Wildlife Team Digs In To Wildlife Project

Sep 24 2014

In June, Oldcastle Materials employees in Odessa, Fla., joined by the OMG Environmental Best Practice Group, planted 2,500 flowers, trees and shrubs, resulting in a pollinator garden with more than 90 different species of native plants. This is the first wildlife habitat site by the Preferred Materials – Concrete Division as part of the 2014 Preferred Materials Wildlife Garden Project. The 8-acre site houses a ready-mix facility where 1-acre will be used for wildlife garden and outdoor learning space. …Read more