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CIMPOR-Indústria de Cimentos, SA (CIMPOR INDÚSTRIA) is a subsidiary of CIMPOR-CIMENTOS DE PORTUGAL, SGPS, S.A., a company which operates in the cement, ready-mixed concrete and aggregates business in Portugal and Cape Verde. It holds three cement integrated production plants, located in Alhandra, Loulé and Souselas, and a grinding and distribution center located in the Azores islands, in Portugal, as well as a cement distribution center, in Cape Verde. It is involved in the production, distribution and sale of cement and dry mortar and the marketing of white cement and hydraulic lime.
Being the biggest player in the Portuguese cement market, it is committed to stringent sustainability goals and to fulfilling its share of global responsibility to keep the temperature rise below 2ºC according to the Paris Agreement.
The company invests in research and development by means of a close cooperation with national and international universities and research institutes in specific areas of interest, including climate change.
CIMPOR is engaged in the creation of a Collaborative Laboratory, in Portugal, for the national cement sector – C5Lab – which will cover topics such as the development of cementitious materials for sustainable solutions, CO2 capture and use, and energy efficiency.