Votorantim Cimentos won the award Melhores e Maiores (Best and Biggest), in the Construction Industry Category. In its 43rd edition, the award, sponsored by the leading business magazine in the country, selects the companies that stood out in 18 sectors of the economy last year, based on a study in partnership with FIPECAFI - the Institute for Financial and Actuarial Accounting.
Among the factors for the good performance of Votorantim Cimentos are operational efficiency, productivity and innovation as a strategy to overcome obstacles and break new ground. The company developed the new customer-focused business model and launched the most innovative portfolio in 83 years of history with a cement for each type of work.
The good results of 2015 also counted in favor of the company, the year in which the company presented financial strength, with net revenue of R $ 14 billion, up 7 % over the previous year.
Votorantim Cimentos ended 2015 with a production capacity of 55.5 million tons / year and with the addition of Primavera, recently opened unit, reached 56.8 million tons. It is currently the seventh largest global cement production company in terms of installed capacity.
Votorantim Cimentos' CEO, Walter Dissinger, shares this achievement with all the teams of the company. "To be recognized for the third consecutive year as the best building industry company in Brazil is a source of great pride. The recognition is the result of dedication and constant commitment of the entire team of Votorantim Cimentos".