The Precast Concrete Market

In order to position better in a very competitive market, manufacturing companies are betting on strengthening their technical divisions, customer service and infrastructure.

Monday, June 18, 2012

Such is the case of Productos de Concreto (PC) which since its separation from the Holcim group, has been focussing its efforts on strengthening its technical division and developing a customer service area.

Meanwhile Eurobau have announced an investment of about $2 million in its plant, which will allow them to improve its their working capital.

" Concremax Prefabricados ... is focused on prefabricated houses and selling them the whole package, including consulting engineers.

Idecasa, meanwhile, has over 20 years in the market and it is focussing on both the residential and commercial areas. In its portfolio it also offers walls, construction of warehouses, classrooms and two-story buildings", reported

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Holcim Sells Productos de Concreto Subsidiary

March 2012

The company justified its decision on its need to focus on its core business, cement production.

Information on the sale of Productos de Concreto was issued in a statement released by Holcim Costa Rica, although the company did not disclose the name of the firm that will acquire PC, which sells finished products.

Holcim El Salvador Invests $22 Million

March 2010

Holcim El Salvador, formerly CESSA, will enlarge its Maya production facility, located in the Metapan region.

Thomas Knoepfel, member of Holcim’s global executive committee, explained they have slowed down investment due to the global crisis.

“He also detailed that such investment is in addition to what they invest every year, which is normally around $8 to $10 million, used to buy new machinery, filters and vehicles”, reported

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