Advanced mortars

A broad offer of advanced mortars

Holcim delivers the most innovative, high-performance advanced mortars to meet the specific needs of local customers and ensure durable buildings.

Advanced mortar solutions for key building applications

Our range of dry mortar and construction chemicals products ensure the right solution for any challenging construction project. Our product categories cover masonry, plastering, flooring, waterproofing, repair, construction chemicals and 3D printing mortar. Our brands include Tector, PRB Group, PTB Group, Cantillana and Izolbet.

Experts in high-performance building solutions

Holcim brings you decades of expertise in the advanced mortar industry. From coatings and insulations to adhesives and flooring systems, we offer the most advanced, energy-efficient solutions delivering the same high quality everywhere in the world.

Since 2014, Holcim has been piloting 3D printing dry mortar solutions. Our TectorPrint technology is flexible and adaptable for a wide range of 3D printing applications in building and infrastructure projects. 3D printing is a key technology to realize material optimized structures and to build better with less.

An offer targeted to customer needs

Holcim has developed a full range of innovative and sustainable dry mortar and construction chemical products for key construction systems. Our products are designed for walls, decorative façades, floors (basic and heated), bathrooms, flat roofs, swimming pools, foundations and basements.

With over 50 production facilities and a production capacity of more than 2 million metric tons, our experts are on hand to advise you on the best mortar products for your specific requirements.

Innovation: the heart of sustainable construction

At Holcim, our advanced R&D teams develop industry-leading products and solutions to support a sustainable built environment. The Holcim Innovation Center, our state-of-the-art R&D center in Lyon, France, is the hub for a global laboratory network.

More than 200 skilled researchers combine their engineering, material science and artificial intelligence expertise to make sustainable building possible at scale. Our customer-focused approach tailors innovative, low-carbon solutions to each project’s unique specifications.


The Holcim advanced mortar range


  • General purpose masonry, rendering and plastering mortars
  • Lightweight and renovation mortars
  • Colored and one-coat rendering mortars

Tile adhesives

  • Basic and improved cementitious tile adhesives and grout
  • Dispersion and reaction resin adhesive

Floor grout

  • Basic and self-leveling cementitious screeds

Thermal insulation

  • Thermal insulation mortars
  • Components of External Thermal Insulation System (ETICS)

Special mortar products

  • Concrete protection
  • Structural and non-structural reparation
  • Structural bonding
  • Concrete injection
  • Anchoring

3D printing

  • Mortar ink
  • Additives and admixtures for 3D construction printing

Construction chemicals

  • Set deceleration and acceleration
  • Hardening acceleration
  • Water retention and resistance
  • Viscosity modification
  • Air entrainment
  • Plasticizing and super plasticizing

Construction systems

  • Systems for walls, façades, floors, bathrooms, roofs (thermal insulation), swimming pools, foundations and basements

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