Holcim (Romania) launches Structo - a new type of cement, with multiple applications

8 Februarie 2012


Holcim (Romania) launches Structo on the Romanian market, an easy-to-use cement for multiple applications. The product complies with the newly established standards.

The new product answers the needs of the clients for a varied range of applications. Structo can be used in plain and reinforced concrete, for various construction elements in both civil and engineer works.

The concrete prepared with Structo is homogeneous and easy to compact, these properties being essential for obtaining sustainable works of superior quality.

"The local constructions market, which is continuously developing, needs competitive products that contribute most efficiently to reducing the work time and the overall construction time. Structo, the newest cement type of Holcim (Romania), is made according to European norms in the field and is compliant with both quality requirements and the requirements for environment and occupational health and safety," said Markus Wirth, General Manager of Holcim (Romania).

Structo is available in 50-kg bags, palletized and wrapped, and has a 60-day validity period if the recommended conditions for transportation and storage are fulfilled.

Structo is produced at the cement plants in Campulung and Alesd and is available nation wide, for end-users both natural persons and construction companies.

The Structo guide, available to clients on the company's website ( www.holcim.ro) or at the selling points of the product, offers detailed information about the product, some recipes, details related to the preparation and use of concrete made with Structo, and also suggestions for protecting it during unfavorable weather conditions.

In addition, through Holcim Infoline, a special telephone line (021/208 2000), technical consultants of Holcim (Romania) are available for any information related to the new product.

Holcim is one of the world's leading suppliers of cement and aggregates (crushed stone, sand and gravel) as well as further activities such as ready-mix concrete and asphalt including services. The Group holds majority and minority interests in more than 70 countries on all continents, and employs some 90,000 people.

Holcim (Romania) S.A. currently operates 3 cement plants, in Turda, Campulung and Alesd, 15 environmentally-friendly ready-mixed concrete plants, and 4 aggregates plants. Holcim (Romania) S.A. currently has approximately 1,300 employees. The website of the company is www.holcim.ro.