Advancing Innovation and Sustainability: Lafarge Canada Announces Acquisition of Solhydroc

Mississauga, Ontario, June 5, 2023 - Lafarge Canada has taken a significant stride towards innovation and sustainability with the strategic acquisition of Solhydroc, a Quebec-based company specializing in concrete protection and repair products. This acquisition is a seamless fit with our vision for a more sustainable future, reinforcing our leadership in the construction industry.

Our commitment to sustainability has always been at the core of our business operations and this acquisition enables us to merge our expertise with Solhydroc's pioneering solutions in renovation and refurbishment of concrete, fostering a collaboration that will shape the future of construction.

David Redfern, President and CEO of Lafarge Canada (East), shares his insights; "At Lafarge Canada,  we are dedicated to building progress through innovation and sustainable practices. The acquisition of Solhydroc is a testament to our dedication to creating a more resilient and environmentally responsible construction industry." 

Solhydroc's portfolio complements our High Performing Concrete solutions at Lafarge Canada- BMQ. This strategic integration opens doors to exciting possibilities and groundbreaking advancements. Together, we're enhancing our capabilities and contributing to the overall progress of the construction landscape.

John McCabe, Vice President & General Manager, Ready-Mix, Lafarge Canada (East) highlights the potential; "We are excited about the potential as we integrate Solhydroc's expertise into BMQ; our High Performing Concrete solution. This will enable us to provide our clients with an even more comprehensive and advanced range of construction solutions.”

Both Lafarge Canada and Solhydroc share a common vision with focus on sustainability, innovation, and excellence in the industry. This acquisition marks a significant step forward in our commitment to creating a better, more sustainable world through innovative construction solutions. 

About Lafarge Canada Inc.

Lafarge Canada is a subsidiary of Holcim, a global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions. Driven by its purpose to build progress for people and the planet, its 60,000 employees are on a mission to decarbonize building, while improving living standards for all. The company empowers its customers across all regions to build better with less, with its broad range of low-carbon and circular solutions, from ECOPact to ECOPlanet. With its innovative systems, from Elevate’s roofing to PRB’s insulation, Holcim makes buildings more sustainable in use, driving energy efficiency and green retrofitting. With sustainability at the core of its strategy, Holcim is becoming a net-zero company with 1.5°C targets validated by SBTi. 

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Adetutu Opeyemi
External Communications and Marketing Advisor, Eastern Canada
Lafarge Canada Inc.