Cementos Argos has expanded rapidly over the last decade from a local Colombian company to a multinational cement, concrete and aggregates player, competing successfully in a global business environment. ICR speaks with Cementos Argos’ CEO, Juan Esteban Calle, about the company’s continued rise.
By the end of 2015 Cementos Argos had transformed its operations to encompass nine integrated cement plants in Colombia, three in the US and one in Honduras, as well as nine clinker grinding facilities in the USA, Haiti, Panama, Dominican Republic, Honduras, French Guiana and Suriname. In addition, its global trading network benefits from 24 ports and terminals receiving and packaging cement.
ICR: What were the main drivers for Argos’ rapid overseas growth?