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
Expansion project in Yacuses unit, in Bolivia, adding 1.0 million tons of installed capacity
2017 Expansion project in Sivas unit, in Turkey, adding 1.2 million tons of installed capacity
Sale of non-strategic assets in Florida, China and Chile

Last Update on May 09, 2018

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