HeidelbergCement was founded 1873 in Heidelberg, Germany. Until the 1960s HeidelbergCement was active almost exclusively in its home market of southern Germany. Today, the company employs around 4,000 people throughout Germany. With roughly 51,000 employees at around 3,000 locations in more than 50 countries, HeidelbergCement Group is among the leading global producers of building materials. The company headquarters are located in Heidelberg.

HeidelbergCement is the largest supplier in Germany’s cement market, operating a total of eight cement and three grinding plants. Most of the German production sites are located in the southern and north-western parts of the country. In the aggregates business line, the company maintains an expansive network of sand, gravel, and hard stone mining operations at 40 locations in Germany. A total of 220 plants produce and supply ready-mixed concrete nationwide. The concrete business line also produces paving stones and building blocks as well as precast concrete elements.

Number of Plants

Cement
8
Grinding
3
Aggregates
40
Aggregates terminals
28
Ready-mixed concrete (incl. JV)
178
Concrete products
23

(As of 2022)

Reference Projects in Germany

Western and Southern Europe