Holcim Inaugurates New Mortar Plant in Argentina

Holcim has inaugurated a 120,000-tpy mortar plant in Córdoba, Argentina, in order to produce different construction products for the local market. Among the new products are cementitious adhesives for ceramic and porcelain tile placement, lime-based mortars for interior and exterior and normal mortars for interior and exterior.

For the start-up of the new production plant, Holcim invested approximately $5 million in Malagueño, in the factory located in the province of Córdoba.

This operation is aligned with the Holcim Group strategy focused on expanding its portfolio with products and services that provide comprehensive solutions for the construction industry.

This new production line was carried out within the premises of the Holcim cement plant and has a surface area of 1,500 sq. meters that includes six silos for storing raw material, each of 100 tons and 8 silos of 1 ton for the additives, a 2,000-liter mixer, one production line with three packaging machines, with automated palletizing and complete narrowing for subsequent transport. In turn, the new production line has a 750-sq.-meter covered structure where the bagging and palletizing area is located.

Currently in the production of the mortar plant, the following stand out: Four products from the Tector Adhesives line, and another four from the Tector Revokes line and all the products are presented in 25-kg bags.

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