Votorantim Cimentos

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Votorantim Cimentos
Type Private
Industry Cement
Founded 1933
Headquarters São Paulo, Brazil
Key people Walter Dissinger, (CEO)
Products Cement, concrete, aggregates
Revenue Increase US$ 5.2 billion (2013)
Net income Decrease US$ 631.5 million (2013)
Employees 12,950
Parent Votorantim Group
Website www.vcimentos.com.br

Votorantim Cimentos is the largest cement company of Brazil and one of the 10 largest in the world, the company was founded in 1933 and is headquartered in São Paulo. In February 2010, the Votorantim Cimentos acquired 21.2% of the Portuguese cement company Cimpor.[1] But in 2012 exchange its shares by some assets of the company in Asia, Africa and South America.

The company operates plants in Brazil, Argentina, Bolivia, Canada, Chile, United States, Uruguay, Paraguay, Peru and Portugal, being 50 production units of cement, mortar, lime, limestone and aggregate and 90 concrete centers in Brazil and 6 units of cement, 150 units of aggregates and concrete centersin North America with a total capacity of 57 million tons/year of cement; 12.0 million m³/year of concrete and 29.0 million tons/year of aggregates.

The company's main competitors are InterCement, Holcim, Cemex, Cimentos LIZ among others.

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