At Holcim, our ultimate goal is to build progress for people and the planet. Our global network of partners is critical in helping us think outside the box. Knowing that all solutions will not come from within our company, we are convinced that we need the brightest minds to help us lead the next frontier of building solutions. All these collaborations help expand the company’s offering of low-carbon products and solutions as part of its journey to net zero.
Plants of Tomorrow
Our Plants of Tomorrow initiative harnesses Industry 4.0 technologies. Bringing together a range of innovations, the initiative targets performance improvement, circularity and carbon neutrality.
270 plants around the world are involved. To date, we have rolled out more than 1,600 deployments worldwide. Innovations developed include automation, robotics, artificial intelligence, predictive maintenance, digital twin technologies and more.
“Innovation is a cornerstone of our philosophy at Holcim. Yet we know it’s a journey we can’t go alone. That is why we value collaborative initiatives and partnerships with external stakeholders to build progress for people and the planet.”
Our open innovation strategy
To propel our open innovation mindset, we have a number of programs in place aimed at startups and like-minded innovative thinkers.