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Votorantim Group celebrating centenary

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The Votorantim Group is celebrating its centenary this year. The Latin American-based conglomerate was founded on 9 January 1918 in Brazil and is now active in 24 countries.

Votorantim Group celebrating centenary

The company originally started out as a textile factory outside São Paulo, before moving into the cement industry with the construction of its first cement factory in 1933.

By 1977, the company had a 37% share in Brazil’s cement market. Since 2000 Votorantim has expanded across South America and into North America, Asia and Africa and is now one of Latin America’s largest industrial conglomerates, while maintaining a strong interest in cement, concrete and aggregates.

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