Norwalk Ready Mix Concrete, Inc. was founded by Jack and Susan Bohlender in 1971 in Norwalk, Iowa.

Jack started with one only employee and two used ready mix trucks. Jack and his lone employee, Dick Phipps, would take an order, load their trucks, complete the project, come back, and do it all again. Since then, the company and its fleet of trucks have grown.

In 1992, Norwalk Ready Mix purchased Central Ready Mix in Indianola, Iowa. Our newest location opened for business in 2020 in Elkhart, IA. Today, Norwalk Ready Mix operates out of six facilities and employs approximately 150 people.

Norwalk Ready Mix supplies concrete to the best contractors in Central Iowa and the surrounding areas.

Looking to do a pour yourself?  We can help you too!  We have been providing quality concrete to “do-it-yourself” folks since day one.  You won’t be turned away just because you’re not a big account.  As a family-run business, we take pride in producing a superior product for all customers and delivering it with the best possible service.

The numerous accomplishments Norwalk Ready Mix Concrete, Inc. has had over the last 40+ years were made possible by the great commitment it has received from its employees.  We employ the best, and it shows in our results.


We partner with the best in the business to ensure quality products and services.

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