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Lafarge selects CG electrical motors

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Lafarge has selected Avantha Group Company CG for an electrical motors supply agreement.

Commenting on the agreement, Mr. Michel Edmont, Senior Vice President - International Sourcing, Lafarge Cement said, “We are extremely pleased to have entered into this agreement and have CG as a preferred partner for Large Motors. CG’s ability to provide flexible designs, high quality and cost effective solutions were key factors that Lafarge considered while making this decision.”

With over 40 000 CG-made motors running in various cement factories, CG is one of the major motor suppliers to the industry. For decades now, CG has been providing the cement industry with electric motors for various applications, including unique construction of slip-ring, twin drive slip-ring and double squirrel cage motors. CG’s low maintenance-energy efficient motors are specially designed for demanding applications such as in the cement industry, delivering high starting torque, low noise and vibration. They boost process reliability to enable manufacturing plants to increase their output, enhance product quality and reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions.

Avantha Group Company CG’s CEO and Managing Director, Mr. Laurent Demortier, thanked Lafarge for trusting CG with this contract. “This global supply agreement is a perfect fit for both the companies to leverage the growing demand in infrastructure the world over,” he said.

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