Holcim El Salvador Invests $22 Million

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

Thursday, March 18, 2010


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 Elsalvador.com.

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