Holcim increases profit and sales, Czech Republic

Holcim increases profit and sales, Czech Republic
Published: 19 May 2006

Czech cement maker Holcim raised sales by four per cent year-on-year to Kc2.2 billion in 2005, chairman Roland van Wijnen told CTK today. Gross profit rose slightly to almost Kc370 million. The company raised sales of all products, including cement, concrete and gravel, on a growth in Czech building output. Holcim, which exported a smaller part of its products to Slovakia and Austria, expects another growth in sales this year. The company with more than 370 staff is fully owned by Germany’s Holcim Auslandbeteiligungs, in turn a unit of Holcim Ltd, switzerland.