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Heidelberg Cement

  • 15 years after the founding of the company, the factory has ramped up annual production volumes to roughly 393,000 barrels (66,800 t).
  • At the Leimen cement plant, all process steps and equipment are brought together in a single production hall with a length of 500 m.
  • Heidelberg Cement celebrated 140th anniversary in 2013,
  • The Group employs 52,000 people at 2,500 locations in more than 40 countries.

With a Group revenue of €13.9 billion, Heidelberg Cement is one of the world’s largest building materials companies. In more than 40 countries, Heidelberg Cement stands for competence and quality. More than 51,000 employees in more than 2,500 locations ensure day after day that our slogan ‘for better building’ is filled with life.

Our core activities include the production and distribution of cement and aggregates, the two essential raw materials for the manufacture of concrete. Our product range is complemented by downstream activities such as ready-mixed concrete, concrete products, and concrete elements; in some countries, asphalt and building products such as bricks and roof tiles, lime, or sand-lime bricks are also manufactured. Furthermore, Heidelberg Cement offers services such as worldwide trading in cement and coal by sea.


Heidelberg Cement:

2013 Heidelberg Cement celebrated 140th anniversary.
2012 The Quarry Life Award, is presented for the first time to promote biodiversity.
2007 Heidelberg Cement completes the largest-ever merger in the building materials sector with its acquisition of UK-based Hanson plc.
2005 Merckle Group acquires nearly 80 per cent of Heidelberg Cement shares.
India’s overall cement production capacity was nearly 545 million tonnes (MT) in FY20 and accounted for over 8% of the global installed capacity in FY20.