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The Group at a glance

Lafarge at a Glance

A world leader in building materials and a major player in cement, aggregates and concrete businesses, Lafarge contributes to building better cities around the world, through its innovative solutions providing them with more housing and making them more compact, more durable, more beautiful, and better connected

World leader in building materials

At a global level, Lafarge is:

  • n° 1 in Cement

  • n° 2 in Aggregates

  • n° 4 in Concrete


The Group controls a unique portfolio of Businesses:

  • Cement: 66.5%,

  • Aggregates and concrete: 33.1%,

  • Others: 0.4%.

(Figures at 31/12/2014 as a % of sales)


Company information


Lafarge SA

61 rue des Belles Feuilles

BP 40 - 75782 Paris Cedex 16

Phone: + 33 (0)1 44 34 11 11

Fax: + 33 (0)1 44 34 12 00


Date founded: 1833

Legal structure: stock company (SA)

Register of Commerce and Companies, Paris: 542 105 572

Traded on the Paris Bourse

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer: Bruno Lafont

Lafarge in figures

  • 12.8 billion euros in sales
  • 61 countries
  • 63,000 employees
  • 1st Research center in the world for building materials (located in Lyon, France)
  • 1,612 production sites



Our ambition: contribute to building better cities

Through innovation and performance Lafarge intends to meet the challenges of urbanization. Our ambition is to support urban metamorphosis by contributing to building better cities. To achieve this, we have developed solutions through which cities can:

  • provide more housing, to address the issue of housing for all, including affordable housing;

  • be more compact, with the construction of vertical buildings which help reduce urban sprawl;

  • be more durable, with long-lasting constructions and by taking full account of environmental concerns, including energy efficiency of buildings and water preservation;

  • be more beautiful, enabling architectural creativity and performance;

  • and better connected, with solutions for infrastructure: roads, airports, stations, bridges, tunnels, etc.


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Completed projects

Products at the heart of architectural projects

The innovative properties of Lafarge's range of products stimulates architectural creativity. Residential buildings, foot bridges, road bridges, airports, rail stations: discover examples of projects that make use of Lafarge products.

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