Indonesian producer joins WCA

Indonesian cement producer Cemindo Gemilang has become the latest international member of the World Cement Association (WCA).
Concrete Plants, Equipment & Applications / January 28, 2020
By Liam McLoughlin
WCA membership spans 34 countries. Image: © Sergeychernov
WCA membership spans 34 countries. Image: © Sergeychernov

The company joins as a corporate member of the WCA, whose membership spans 34 countries.

Cemindo Gemilang produces Semen Merah Putih brand cement as well as ready mix concrete, which is available throughout Indonesia. Cemindo is also a major producer in Vietnam, through its Chinfon Cement subsidiary.

Welcoming Cemindo Gemilang as a member, WCA chief executive Ian Riley said: “As we work to address the key global challenges facing the cement industry, in particular the goal of full decarbonisation, it is important that we engage dynamic emerging-market players."

Vince Indigo, president commissioner of Cemindo, said that the company wants to become one of the world’s leading building materials companies by adopting innovative and eco-friendly solutions."

She added: “In today’s rapidly-evolving global cement sector we believe the new and significant challenges can best be tackled together. The WCA has provided a strong global voice for the cement industry and we look forward to contributing to future discussions, working with its leaders and members to share ideas, insights and best practice.”