History


Perpetuity is in everything we do

1933 Construction of Votorantim Cimentos’ Saint Helena cement factory, the first Votorantim Cimentos‘ unit, in the city of Votorantim (SP), Brazil.
1936 Start-up of Santa Helena plant
1977 Consolidation of the company‘s leadership position in the Brazilian cement market, with 11 plants in Brazil and approximately 37% market share
1988 Over the years, through is commitment to Brazilian potential, the company achieves 40% of national cement production
1997 First phase of international expansion - acquisition of participation in Bolivia
2000 Over time, after a series of investments, Votorantim doubled the number of its cement plants, totaling 22 in Brazil
2001 First phase of North America expansion: Canada and United States
2002 Acquisition of Engemix, a Brazilian concrete company
2007-2009 Expansion in South America through equity acquisition - Argentina, Bolivia, Chile and Uruguay
2010-2012 Acquisition of participation in Cimpor and exchange of assets, and gaining a foothold in Spain, Turkey, Tunisia, Morocco, India and China
2015 Start-up of the Edealina unit, in the state of Bahia, Brazil, with an installed capacity of 2.0 million tons of cement
2016 Start-up of the Primavera unit, in the state of Par, Brazil, with an installed capacity of 1.2 million tons of cement

Last Update on December 21, 2016

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