World leader in building materials

World leader in building materials

At a glance

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.
Building Solutions

Building Solutions


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.