Introducing the Vicat Group
Vicat has been a leader in the cement and concrete industry for over 150 years.
Both a family business and a world-class enterprise, Vicat has achieved a distinguished status as an international flagship French company. The Isère-based corporation operates in 11 countries: France, Switzerland, United States, Turkey, Italy, Egypt, Senegal, Mali, Mauritania, Kazakhstan and India.
Vicat pursues its business objectives by responding to market needs, providing products that are high-performance, high-quality and environmentally conscious, as well as investing in new markets with strong growth potential. The primary key to the company's success is the dedication and expertise of each of its 7,700 employees who work in the Vicat Group's various sites and centers around the globe.
How did a family business, founded over 150 years ago, become a world-class leader in the cement industry?
Performance, innovation, responsiveness to market needs, tenacity and teamwork, a commitment to public safety and product performance ... these values are embedded in our company culture and are the key to Vicat's success.
The Vicat Group's worldwide activities are divided into three sectors: Cement, Ready-Mix Concrete and Aggregates, and Other Products and Services.
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Louis Vicat, inventor of artificial cement
Three distinctive qualities characterized the professional life of Louis Vicat: his curiosity, his tenacity when researching and conducting experiments, and his distinctly modern way of thinking.
The Vicat Group's business strategy is to build upon the company's core competency in cement production with vertical integration into the concrete industry and associated sectors.
The Vicat team
More than 7,700 people make up the Vicat family. Every one of them contributes to the excellence of the Group's products and its overall success.
Vicat's world presence
Operating in 11 countries, the Vicat Group focuses its business development in markets of potentially strong growth, particularly in Africa, the Middle East and Asia.