LafargeHolcim is the leading global building materials and solutions company. It has four businesses: cement, aggregates and ready-mix concrete as well as advanced solutions and products that include precast concrete, asphalt and mortar. With its broad portfolio LafargeHolcim solves the toughest challenges facing masons, builders, architects and engineers, bringing industry-leading innovations and services to customers challenged by urbanization, population growth and the demand for sustainability. Headquartered in Switzerland and with leading positions in all regions, LafargeHolcim employs approximately 80,000 employees in around 80 countries and has a portfolio that is equally balanced between developing and mature markets.
LafargeHolcim in China
LafargeHolcim is operating in China via both its local joint venture Huaxin Cement, in which the Group holds a shareholding of 41.8 percent, and LafargeHolcim Sichuan, with a total of around 150 sites in 10 provinces. The company has around 18,000 people across its cement, ready-mix concrete, aggregates, waste treatment, equipment manufacturing and engineering and other businesses.
In China, LafargeHolcim has a cement capacity of around 100 million tonnes per year while capacities for ready-mix concrete is around 23 million m3 and for aggregates is around 22 million tonnes. In addition, Huaxin is able to treat up to 5.5 million tonnes of waste per year.