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Holcim is a Swiss-based global building materials company.[2] and aggregates (crushed stone, sand and gravel). The company also supplies ready-mix concrete and asphalt including associated construction services.

Holcim Group

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The Holcim Group holds majority and minority interests in more than 70 countries on all continents. From its origins in Switzerland, the Group has grown into a global company with market presence in over 70 countries on all continents. The Group employs some 90,000 people. Holcim initiated production of cement in 1912 in the village of Holderbank, (Lenzburg district, Canton of Aargau, ca. 40 km from Zürich) and used the name Holderbank AG until 2001 when they changed it to Holcim from Holderbank and ciment. It is currently (2010) the largest cement manufacturer in the world, just ahead of Lafarge.[3]

See also

Main Holcim competitors are:


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Annual Report 2010 (PDF). Holcim. Retrieved on 31 March 2011.
  2. "World Business Briefing, Americas: El Salvador: Swiss Cement Maker Expands Stake". New York Times (The New York Times Company). 2005-05-31. Retrieved 2007-06-18. 
  3. Volumes shipped 2010 (2009 and 2008 in brackets), million tonnes: Holcim 136.7 (2009 - 131.9, 2008 - 143.4) ; Lafarge 135.7 (2009 - 141, 2008 - 155);. Source: 2010 company reports. Source: 2010, 2009 company reports.

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