N.B.: This evaluation refers to 2020 and is outdated: display the current evaluation.

HOLCIM LTD.Company logo

Switzerland (CH)

OpenCorporation rating: 65.88 on 100

Ranking 2020: 16 on 602 companies

Primary and secondary NACE classification:
• Manufacture of cement (2351)
• Manufacture of concrete products for construction purposes (2361)

Company description

This company, formerly known as HolderBank Financiere Glaris SA, is engaged in the production and supply of cement, aggregates, clinker, concrete and ready-mix concrete. The company also provides asphalt services. The company was founded in 1912 in the village of Holderbank, Canton Aargau. The company's strong focus on core business activities in cement, concrete and aggregates were conceived during the 1990's. The company is registered in CH-8645 Jona, Switzerland.It is one of the largest cement companies in the world and is the world's largest suppliers of cement and aggregates (crushed stone, sand and gravel) as well as further activities such as read-mix concrete and asphalt. The company has an annual production capacity approximately 160 million tonnes. The company holds majority and minority interests in more than 70 countries on all continents that include Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, North America.The company's service companies which include Holcim Trading, Holcim Group Support and Holcim White are a vital hub for transferring knowledge and developing innovative services for clients. Holcim Trading, based in Madrid, is Holcim's internationally-active trading company for cement, clinker and various raw materials, and manages a fleet of cement ships and floating terminals where it can provide personalized services to business partners. The Holcim Group Support, on the other hand, is a vital hub for the Group-wide transfer of knowledge with services, advice and management tools in the fields of environmental performance, development of human resources, information technology, product development, engineering, geology, research, marketing and logistics, whereas Holcim White, is the solution provider of Holcim Group for white cement with market focus on the area of Central and Eastern Europe.The company's mission is to be the world's most respected and attractive company in its field - creating value for all of its stakeholders. Likewise, it vision is to provide foundations for society's future.

[…] show more

OpenCorporation questionnaire

The read only version of the questionnaire submitted to this company is publicly available: view questionnaire.


The rating is calculated on the following metrics (for more information visit the section Methodology).

score (max is 100)
ratings 2019

HQ and subsidiaries

loading subsidiaries

* The position of map pins may not reflect the exact location

Latest news about holcim ltd.

2 April 2020 - 12:00

Argentinian union condemns LafargeHolcim for exposing workers to COVID-19

According to IndustriALL affiliate Asociación Obrera Minera Argentina (AOMA) Holcim (of the LafargeHolcim group) is demanding that employees continue work as normal, in violation of the emergency decrees adopted by the Argentinian government to protect against the corona virus.

› source:  IndustriALL

About this evaluation

This evaluation was made on the basis of data publicly available and information provided by company managment.

Claims and support from the company

If as a company manager or official of HOLCIM LTD. you want to enter in touch with our staff, provide more information to OpenCorporation or get an account to access and compile the company questionnaire, please write an email to support@opencorporation.org.

Tell the OpenCorporation team

If you detect corporate behavior in contrast with what emerges from the OpenCorporation corporate rating card in your country, or in the branch where you work, report it to info@opencorporation.org so that our team can take it in account.

More evaluations

Permament links

The link below will always open the 2020 evaluation:

2020: https://www.opencorporation.org/en/ranking/lafargeholcim-ltd/2020    url copied

The link below will always open the latest evaluation available:

Last: https://www.opencorporation.org/en/ranking/lafargeholcim-ltd/last    url copied