With leading market positions around the globe, our cement segment is at the core of enabling our world’s urbanization and growth to improve living standards for all. Putting sustainability at our core, we offer the world’s broadest range of green cement, ECOPlanet, delivering low-carbon and circular benefits with no compromise on performance.

ECOPlanet ranges from 30% to 100% lower CO2 based on our leading green formulation expertise, innovative low-emission raw materials and use of alternative fuels. In this range, we launched the world’s first cement with 20% recycled construction & demolition waste inside.

Our cement segment is the foundation of our ambition to lead in innovative and sustainable building solutions.


ECOPlanet & low carbon cements

Holcim launched ECOPlanet, its global range of green cement delivering at least 30% lower carbon footprint with equal to superior performance compared to ordinary (CEM I/OPC) cement, with the objective of enabling low-carbon construction at scale.

Holcim offers cements with less clinker and lower CO2 emissions, but with high level mechanical performance and great workability. They can contribute to the achievement of world-class environmental certifications (LEED®, BREEAM® and HQE®), for all types of constructions and infrastructure, including large structures with very specific requirements, such as stadiums, bridges, dams, high-rise buildings, etc.

In this category, Holcim also offers Kawach, a water-resistant cement designed to prevent rain water from penetrating concrete structures.

Susteno, resource-saving cement

With Susteno, Holcim embraces a circular business model with leading operations in demolition waste upcycling. Susteno is the first and only resource-saving cement in Europe that uses fine mixed granulate from demolished buildings as an additive.


Distribution players

Because each market is different, Holcim distribution is tailored to the local needs of our distributors, retailers, and individuals. Holcim offers in-store animations, product knowledge, digital platforms and apps, and financing schemes for retail customers and end-users, both individuals and professionals.

Ready-mix manufacturers

Holcim provides a full range of bulk Portland cements for civil engineering, building applications, ready-mixed concrete, and concrete products. Holcim cements are quality-assured with independent third-party certification and guarantee compatibility with the most advanced admixtures for satisfactory placing and effective curing.

Cement for precasters

Holcim has developed an advanced range of high early strength cements to help precasters build faster and in a more efficient way. Our cements are an economic solution to improve worksite productivity: thanks to their specific formula, precasters benefit from faster demolding times and increased cycles. Their rapid hardening properties also allow fast concreting, even in cold weather, on major infrastructure projects (airports, roads).

Fine surfaces

Every project is different, and each client has different expectations of cements. This is why Holcim has brought together a series of high level cements for specific applications that can meet each project’s requirements:

  • Ultrafine products for cost-effective repairs and water ingress prevention
  • White cements to create unique architectural designs
  • Sulfate-resisting cements for applications subject to sulfate attack or seawater: ports, sewage treatment structures, underground structures, etc.
Roads and stabilization

Road construction and soil remediation require specific cements with longer setting and hardening time properties. Holcim has specially developed a range of cements and binders that bring strength and soil compatibility to roads and soil applications. Our solutions require less road layer thickness, thus generating savings in raw materials and reducing the overall cost of projects.

Oil & gas well cements

Holcim provides a wide range of state-of-the-art API certified cements characterized by consistent quality, the latest innovations, and unmatched supply chain execution for worldwide availability. Our oil and gas cement solutions also ensure high sulfate resistance, adjustable density, mechanical resistance, predictable setting and pumping time, as well as water tightness for drilling operations.

Limestone filler

Limestone filler: rich, yet cost-effective, for construction and non-construction use Read more Finely ground in our cement and aggregates quarries, Holcim’s limestone filler solutions are a cost-effective and high quality answer to the specific needs of our customers from various industries: whiteness to improve quality for the paper industry, purity and calcium level for animal feed and fertilizing purposes, and particle size distribution for asphalt and concrete manufacturers.


Holcim’s lime is the product of choice for old construction repairing: white in color, it can be mixed with pigments, additives, and colored aggregates to mimic the finishes of ancient buildings while providing good workability. Our lime products can also be suitable for the specific needs of other industries and applications, such as soil stabilization, mining, steel and paper, or agriculture.

Cement services

Our Group does not only provide products. As part of Holcim cement solutions, we also offer a series of services to our customers, such as:

  • Training
  • Lab testing
  • Technical assistance and consulting

In some countries, our teams can also provide specific high-value services: 24/7 delivery, inventory management, e-billing, and payment or CO2 footprint calculators.

Innovative solutions

Holcim Research & Development (R&D) is driven by our customer's needs. Our best-in-class R&D teams develop the most innovative products, solutions, and services, as well as advanced manufacturing processes.


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