Innovative products


Create products which are resistant and easy to use, respond to client expectations, anticipate future needs: these are just some of the challenges which Lafarge's R&D teams face as they work to develop innovative products with high added value for the Group's customers.


The launch of Shield Sulfate resistant cement demonstrates the role played by the research & development team in the creation of increasingly innovative products for customers.

Shield offers a number of advantages. For example, its High resistance to sulfate attack due to low C3A & low alkali content. and Guaranteed premium product with high uniformity & consistent quality.


The Group has developed concretes which are easier to use and make life easier on building sites. These concretes are also more resistant, more durable and more esthetically pleasing. Discover Ductal®, Extensia® and Chronolia®.


Synia®, the first plasterboard with 4 tapered edges, and PLAtec® a made-to-measure plasterboard solution, are just 2 of the Group's gypsum products. Learn how easy they are to use and discover their esthetic properties.