: / ) is the world's largest building materials supplier and third largest cement producer. Founded in Mexico in 1906, the company is based in Monterrey
, Mexico. CEMEX has operations extending around the world, with production facilities in 50 countries in North America, the Caribbean, South America, Europe, Asia, and Africa.
As of late 2003, CEMEX had annual cement production capability of 82 million tons and over 25,000 employees. Lorenzo Zambrano
is the current chairman and chief executive officer
. About one-third of the company's sales come from its Mexico operations, a quarter from its plants in the U.S., 15% from Spain, and smaller percentages from its plants around the world.CEMEX currently operates on four continents, with 66 cement plants, 2,000 ready-mix-concrete facilities, 400 quarries, 260 distribution centers and 80 marine terminals.Sirkin, Harold L.; James W. Hemerling, and Arindam K. Bhattacharya (11-06-2008).
. New York: Business Plus, 304. ISBN 0446178292. The company's world headquarters
are in San Pedro Garza García
, a city that is part of the Monterrey
metropolitan area in the northeastern Mexican
state of Nuevo León. Retrieved February 10,... Read More