Present in 78 countries across the globe, Lafarge is a true international leader. The world’s largest producer of building materials, Lafarge is specifically known as a mammoth force in the field of cement, maintaining 125 cement plants in 50 countries. Lafarge is driven by the needs of its customers, shareholders, local communities and architects, but also firmly believes in leaving a lighter trace on the earth as it extracts such valuable resources. This is no easy feat, as cement production is quite an energy intensive process. With a goal of upholding high product quality while reducing emissions, Lafarge is always searching for more efficient methods and processes.
- Reduced burning costs by 4-5%
- Increased thermal stability extends service life of refractory bricks
- Cut standard deviations of process variations by 50%
- Went from several control adjustments per shift to several weeks without manual intervention