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Holcim brand is coming to Russian market

March 01, 2011

Since March 1st, 2011 ALPHA CEMENT, having majority stakeholder of Shurovsky cement (Moscow region) and Volskcement (Volga region) will start to operate under the Holcim brand, that is common for all the Group Companies.

Founded in Switzerland in 1912, Holcim is one of the world's leading producers and suppliers of cement and aggregates (crushed stone, sand and gravel), as well as ready-mix concrete and asphalt.

For the Holcim Group investing in Russian cement industry since 1993, Russia is one of the main players on a fast growing market of building materials. By introducing Holcim brand to Russian market the Company plans to strengthen its positions by combining rich resource base and a century history of its plants in Volsk and Shurovo with Holcim global experience.

At the first stage the Company plans to place Holcim brand only on its products, promotional materials, corporate cars, as well as on plants and ALPHA CEMENT office. Names of 3 legal entities of the Company will initially remain the same.

Since March 1st, 2011 you will be able to find all the information you are interested in on the new Company web site - or get the answers to your inquiries by sending request at
Domain names in employees’ e-mails will be changed to, while domains will stay active in parallel until September 2011.

Holcim thanks you for loyalty and hopes for long-term mutual collaboration.
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