Façade systems

Specialized solutions for each building application

Façade systems respond to a number of building challenges and serve many functions. Our offer spans different applications to meet the needs of architects, contractors, developers and public administrations.

Plastered façades

We support customers in meeting their needs for functional plastered façades with masonry dry mortars and colors.


Holcim offers a portfolio of External Thermal Insulation Composite Systems (ETICS), a widely used system for the efficient and cost-effective insulation of new builds and renovations.

Cladding and shading

Our solutions can meet demanding architectural specifications for ventilated façades with decorative or customized cladding and shading systems.

Nearly 2,000 Ductal® panels revitalized the façade of the Part-Dieu shopping center in Lyon, France. The use of Ductal® yielded optimal panel thickness and lowered the façade’s weight.

A diverse façade systems offer

Drawing on our longstanding expertise, our local teams around the world provide support in selecting the right solution for your building needs. Through innovative solutions, we help enable thermally efficient design and circular construction.

Our façade systems offer is continuously growing as we expand our portfolio of brands:

  • PRB Group is a leader in special mortar solutions and façade systems, offering advanced energy efficiency and renovation solutions.
  • A leading player in the repair and refurbishment sector, Izolbet supplies products for thermal insulation and finishing. 
  • Our dry mortar and construction chemical offer also includes the high-performance Tector range, available for a wide range of applications. 
  • Cantillana offers a broad range of façade construction and external thermal insulation systems, expanding Holcim’s building renovation and energy efficiency solutions.


Making buildings sustainable in use 

Façade systems play a key role in the insulation and energy efficiency of buildings, which is why we are constantly working to further develop high-performance and energy-efficient solutions.


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