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Introducing the Vicat Group


Like Louis Vicat, the engineer who in 1817 invented artificial cement, the family firm founded 160 years ago looks to the future. We propose a range of high-performance materials, products, and services consistent with the constant evolution of the construction industy.

Through its cement plants, aggregate quarries, concrete baching plants, finishing product for the building industry, etc., wherever it is located the Group is devoted to furthering local development, fostering local employment, and treating the environment responsability.

Through our technical expertise and the commitment and passion of our workforce, we nurture long-term relationships of trust with our customers and partners. Contributing to progress in the art of construction, together with our cistomers: that is our everyday objective for every project and in every place.

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These numbers will help you learn more about the Vicat Group.

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Our men and women

More than 8,000 people make up the Vicat family. Every one of them contributes to the excellence of the Group's products and its overall success. 

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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Vicat Group offering

All the Vicat Group's businesses advance the art of construction.

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Company culture

Community focus, technical expertise, shared fervor, commitment to partership, long-term responsibility... Our employees share five values which guide the Group's work on a daily basis.

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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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How did a family business, founded over 160 years ago, become a world-class leader in the cement industry? 

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