Holcim expands aggregates footprint in Eastern France

Holcim has acquired six quarries from the FAMY Group, a major independent player in the aggregates business in Eastern France.
Screening Static & Mobile / May 4, 2022
By Guy Woodford
Holcim has acquired six quarries from the FAMY Group, a major independent player in the aggregates business in Eastern France. Pictured is FAMY's Lancrans quarry, situated 40kms west of Geneva in east-central France. Pic: Metso Outotec

The quarries are ideally located to serve Dijon, Lyon and Geneva (Switzerland), where there is strong demand for sustainable building solutions. Accelerating Holcim’s expansion in the growing Rhône-Alpes region, this acquisition adds to the aggregate and ready-mix concrete facilities acquired by the company in 2021.

Miljan Gutovic, region head EMEA, said: “This acquisition expands our footprint in the highly attractive Rhône-Alpes region, confirming our ambition to revitalise key urban areas from Lyon to Geneva. This expansion is in line with our strategy to accelerate green growth and play our part in Europe’s net-zero transition. Our combined businesses and improved market access will provide an excellent platform to further strengthen our range of sustainable building solutions, such as ECOPact green concrete. I warmly welcome all FAMY Group employees into the Holcim family and look forward to unleashing our next era of growth together.”

The FAMY Group is an independent, family-owned business founded in 1860 and headquartered in Valserhône, France. As a major regional player in the aggregates business, the FAMY Group is recognised for its leading positions across the Rhône-Alpes area and its commitment to sustainable and safe operations.

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