About Votorantim Cimentos

We are a building materials and sustainable solutions company.

We seek sustainable growth and continued competitiveness through solutions and initiatives that generate a positive impact for the company and society.
Our building materials portfolio includes not only cement but also concrete, mortars and aggregates. We also operate in the areas of aglime, waste management and co-processing.

We are a company made up of people who do, believe and build – always together and with excellence, to go further and further. We continuously nurture our ability to win and grow, delivering sustainable results with great pride.

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We operate in Africa, Asia, Europe, North America and South America


Biggest company

In installed capacity in the cement sector worldwide

R$ 16.7 billion

Net revenue

52.8 million

Tonnes of installed cement production capacity worldwide

32.4 million

Tonnes of cement sold in 2020​

R$ 1.1 billion

In capex investments​​

R$ 175 million

Allocated to environmental initiatives worldwide in the last three years

R$ 43 million

Invested in social initiatives in the last three years. In 2020 alone, we sponsored a total of 389 social initiatives in all regions where we operate​

R$ 35.7 million

Allocated to environmental initiatives worldwide in the last three years

R$ 67.7 million

Invested in IT projects and innovative solutions​

More than 80 years of history

Our trajectory began in 1936, with the inauguration of our factory in Santa Helena, in the city of Votorantim, in the interior of São Paulo. During almost a century of existence, we expanded our business and markets, crossed borders and today we are one of the largest companies in the sector in the world..


Start of operation of the new plant in Pecém (CE)

Our new mill will supply our Poty Cement – All Constructions to the Metropolitan Region of Fortaleza; this cement provides greater resistance and protection against the sea air and incorporates technologies and innovations for more sustainable production.


Acquisition of Heidelberg Cement in Southern Spain

Located in the Malaga region, in Spain, the plant has an installed capacity of 1.4 million tonnes per year.


Acquisition of Cementos Balboa

Located in the Extremadura region, in Spain, the plant has an installed production capacity of 1.6 million tonnes of cement per year.


Combination of cement operations in North America

St Marys Cement Inc. and McInnis Cement begin joint production, distribution and sale of cement in Canada and the United States.


Launch of Viter

A brand that combines the strength of Votorantim Cimentos with an exclusive focus on the agricultural segment.


Acquisition of United Materials LLC

In line with our growth and geographic diversification strategies, we expanded our operations in North America.


Verdera branding

Waste association business unit.


New acquisition in Ananindeua

Acquisition of mortar plant in Ananindeua.


Expansion of the mortar business in Cuiabá

Cuiabá plant starts to produce our mortar product.


Opening of Manaus port

The operation consists of a terminal for receiving, storing, bagging and selling cement.


Creation of Votorantim Cimentos International (VCI)

Located in Luxembourg, a new international company that will concentrate all investments outside Brazil.


Start of Juntos Somos + operations in Brazil

Largest national loyalty program for the construction material retail in Brazil, with shareholders Votorantim Cimentos, Gerdau and Tigre.


Inauguration of the Turkey plant

Inauguration of the Sivas, in Turkey


Inauguration of the Bolivia plant

Inauguration of the Yacuses, in Bolivia


Operations in 14 countries

A young multinational, present in 14 countries: Brazil, Canada, United States, Spain, Turkey, Tunisia, Morocco, India, China, Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Peru, and Uruguay


Presence in Europe, Asia and Africa

After an asset swap, we started operating in Spain, Turkey, Tunisia, Morocco, India and China


Expansion in South America

Expansion in South America though acquisition of equity interests – Argentina, Bolivia, Chile and Uruguay



Acquisition of the concrete producer Engemix in Brazil.


International expansion

First phase of international expansion: North America – Canada and the United States



Consolidation of leadership of the Brazilian cement market, with a 37% share.


Viaduto do Chá

The company wins a public tender for refurbishing the Viaduto do Chá in the city of São Paulo, substituting its metallic structure with the current reinforced concrete one.



Inauguration of the Santa Helena plant.


First Votorantim Cimento’s factory

The kick-off of the construction of Votorantim Cimentos’ first cement factory in the city of Votorantim, in São Paulo, Brazil.

Votorantim S.A.

Votorantim, with more than 100 years, is a permanently capitalized investment holding company, with a long-term investment approach, that seeks to deliver superior financial returns allied with positive social and environmental impacts.
Its portfolio companies operate in 16 countries in various industries: building materials, finance, aluminum, clean and renewable energy, metals and mining, orange juice, long steel, real estate and infrastructure.

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