Thang Long Cement launches new product, Vietnam

Thang Long Cement launches new product, Vietnam
Published: 16 August 2013

Thang Long Cement has launched a new cement product onto the market for large-scale construction projects, folllowing R&D carried out under the supervision of holding company, Semen Indonesia.

The PC50 type cement, produced at the company’s Quang Ninh Factory, is designed for buildings with high specifications, or special concrete used for large projects such as bridges, roads, hydroelectric projects, construction of reinforced concrete and concrete construction with high compressive strength.

Johan Samudra, CEO of Thang Long Cement, states: "The new products that we produce has high and stable quality is once again our commitment to assure and satisfy market needs." The company introduced the PC50 product to the market at the end of May 2013. Since then, some 10,000t of cement  has been shipped to Semen Indonesia subsidiary, PT Semen Padang.

Semen Indonesia purchased a majority stake in Thang Long Cement at the start of this year, marking the first international acquisition for the Indonesian cement market leader. Since the deal, Thang Long Cement has continued to make improvements in all areas, ranging from production, maintenance, marketing, procurement and product development.