Detroit Ready Mix Concrete, Inc. Approved by City of Detroit Human Rights Department

Detroit Ready Mix has announced the company's approval by the City of Detroit Human Rights Department as a Detroit Headquartered Business (DHB) and Detroit Small Business (DSB).

Detroit, MI, April 16, 2015 --( Detroit Ready Mix Concrete, Inc. on Central St. is pleased to announce that it has been approved by the City of Detroit Human Rights Department as a certified Detroit Headquartered Business (DHB) and Detroit Small Business (DSB). The company received its certificate on Feb. 4, 2015.

In order to become a DHB, a company must first be certified as a Detroit-based business (DBB). DBBs are businesses that have the physical resources to provide services at their Detroit locations, carry out those services, provide references or licenses proving that the firm has provided services for at least one year and verify that they have an adequate number of employees to perform services. DHBs are defined as DBBs that have an administrative office within the city where at least 51 percent of management functions of the chief executive officer and the highest level of management are performed. DSBs are businesses that must be in operation in Detroit for at least one year prior to application and meet certain fiscal limits for three years before applying for certification.

"We are proud to be a part of our city's resurgence," said Bunky Wheatley, owner of Detroit Ready Mix Concrete, Inc. "We've been in Detroit for over 20 years and take our commitment to our customers and community very seriously. We feel that the city is moving in a positive direction, and we are very excited to see so many great things happening and be a part of them as a Detroit Headquartered Business and Detroit Small Business."

Detroit Ready Mix serves commercial, industrial, municipal and residential concrete contractors and delivers directly to work sites while offering competitive pricing. The company's 18 front discharge trucks with GPS tracking units and digital radio communications, combined with its convenient location within five miles of most major freeways, allow for efficient coverage of the entire Detroit area, including Livonia, Dearborn, Royal Oak, Roseville, Grosse Pointe and other suburbs. Its state-of-the-art computer batching program ensures product consistency and the large fleet suits any size project.

To learn more about DHB/DSB-certified Detroit Ready Mix, check delivery areas and services or calculate how much concrete a job requires, Bunky Wheatley invites potential customers to visit the company website at Additionally, staff can be reached to answer questions at 313-931-7043 or at the office location at Detroit Ready Mix Concrete, Inc., 9189 Central St. in Detroit, MI 48204.

Detroit Ready Mix Concrete, Inc. has been a family owned and operated business since 1991. In addition to manufacturing and delivering ready mix concrete, the company offers bagged materials, concrete-related products such as wire mesh and rerod, and related building products including pavers, blocks, steps, ADA warning tiles, sand, stone and more. In addition to its certification as a DHB and DSB, Detroit Ready Mix is a member of the National Ready Mix Concrete Association (NRMCA) and Michigan Concrete Association (MCA).
Detroit Ready Mix Concrete, Inc.
Amy Pounds