We offer a broad range of high performance building solutions, from coatings and insulations to adhesives and flooring systems with advanced energy-efficiency and renovation solutions.


Dry mortars

The TECTOR brand brings together Holcim’s global expertise in dry mortar, with the broadest range of dry mortar products to meet our customers’ most challenging needs.

TECTOR offers seven categories of innovative products for masonry, plastering, flooring, waterproofing, repair and construction chemicals all the way to 3D construction printing.

Our mortars at a glance

  • Present in 30 countries
  • More than 20 production facilities
  • 1 central R&D laboratory


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Global solutions and products for local customers

More than 500 Holcim employees work to offer dry mortars in over 30 countries. From foundation to rooftop, Holcim’s affordable and sustainable dry mortar solutions help to improve living standards for all.

Our dry mortar offers:


  • Brick-laying mortars
  • General purpose plastering and rendering mortar
  • Colored rendering mortar
  • One-coat rendering mortar
  • Skim coat and decorative mortar
  • Renovation mortar


  • Basic cementitious tile adhesives and grout

  • Improved cementitious tile adhesives and grout


  • Cementitious Basic screed
  • Cementitious Self-leveling Screeds


  • Thermal insulation mortar


  • Cementitious waterproofing membrane
  • Adhesion mortar
  • Shotcrete
  • Concrete repair mortar
  • Grout and injection


  • Mortar Ink
  • Complementary additives and admixtures for 3D construction printing


  • Plasticizing/Super Plasticizer
  • Set retarding
  • Set accelerating
  • Hardening accelerating
  • Water resisting
  • Viscosity modifying
  • Air entraining
  • Water retaining

Tector Systems

  • Wall and facade system
  • External thermal insulation
  • Floor system
  • Bathroom system
  • Roof system (thermal insulation)
  • Swimming pool system
  • Foundations and basements Industrial floor system

Answering market demands

With more than 30 production facilities and an overall production capacity of over two million tons, Holcim dry mortar products are used in building projects ranging from affordable housing and residential buildings to major infrastructure.


Innovation at your service

With an entirely customer-focused approach, Holcim Research & Development (R&D) develops the most innovative products to support a more sustainable built environment. Our R&D is headquartered at the Holcim Innovation Center in Lyon, France, the hub of a global network of local laboratories that spans five continents. Our solutions are tailored to local project specifications.


Our business promise

Together with our customers, partners and our R&D teams, we provide the most innovative solutions and products to meet the specific local customers’ needs and support them in building better, greener and smarter.

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