World leader in building materials and a major player in the cement, aggregates and concrete industries, we contribute to the construction of cities throughout the world. Our innovative solutions provide cities with more housing and make them more compact, more durable, more beautiful and better connected.
The Group operates in 64 countries and employs 65,000 people. It generates annual sales of 15.8 billion euros.
World leader in building materials
At a global level, Lafarge is:
Number 1 in Cement
Number 2 in Aggregates
Number 3 in Concrete
The Group controls a unique portfolio of Businesses:
Cement: Employed 46,468 people in 48 countries, had 160 production sites, including 120 cement plants.
Aggregates and concrete: Had nearly 597 aggregates quarries in operation, and 1,176 concrete plants, employed 23,552 people in 36 countries.
Gypsum: Had 80 production sites in 30 countries, employed 7,974 people.
The Cement Business produces a wide range of cements, hydraulic binders and limes for construction, renovation and public works. Lafarge is the world co-leader in this sector.
Lafarge, N°3 worldwide for concrete, works to reflect and anticipate the needs of the construction industry. As the pioneering leader in concrete research and innovation, Lafarge offers a very diverse range of products.
Lafarge: building better cities
In 2050, 70% of the world population will live in cities, twice as many as there were in 1970. Whether large, medium or small, whether in mature or emerging countries, cities are central to the challenges facing the planet. To improve cities, Lafarge contributes to the construction of cities around the world, through its innovative solutions providing them with more housing and making them more compact, more durable, more beautiful, and better connected.