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LafargeHolcim has been collaborating with start-up companies and scientists for several years. With Solidia, a US start-up, the Group is working on new cement and concrete technology that could reduce CO2 emissions by up to 70 percent. LafargeHolcim has also teamed up with the French start-up XtreeE in an alliance that has made it possible, to market a concrete structural element created using a 3D printer for the first time in Europe.
LafargeHolcim also partners with renowned universities such as the ENPC (Ecole nationale des Ponts et Chaussées) and the ESPCI (Ecole Supérieure de Physique Chimie Industrielle de la ville de Paris) in France and the EPFL (École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne), and ETH (Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich) in Switzerland. The company also sponsors the Chair of Sustainable Construction at the ETH and has an extensive network of leading architects through its LafargeHolcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction.
With a well-balanced presence in 90 countries and a focus on cement, aggregates and concrete, LafargeHolcim (SIX Swiss Exchange, Euronext Paris: LHN) is the world leader in the building materials industry. The Group has 100,000 employees around the world and combined net sales of CHF 29.5 billion in 2015. LafargeHolcim is the industry benchmark in R&D and serves from the individual homebuilder to the largest and most complex project with the widest range of value-adding products, innovative services and comprehensive building solutions. With a commitment to drive sustainable solutions for better building and infrastructure and to contribute to a higher quality of life, the Group is best positioned to meet the challenges of increasing urbanization.