A regional pioneer in the manufacture and supply of high quality clinker and cement, Saudi Cement forms a vital link in the industry’s supply chain, having supported many construction projects in the Middle East for more than half a century.
Strategically located in the Eastern Province of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, an area rich in high-grade raw materials, Saudi Cement is the leader in the Saudi cement industry in terms of efficiency, quality and profitability. Since its establishment in 1955, this joint stock company has been enjoying consistent capacity expansions and profitability.
In 2008, Saudi Cement achieved one of the most important milestones in its history with the installation of two new production lines with a combined capacity of 24,000 tons of clinker per day. This expansion, widely considered to be the world’s largest at that time, increased Saudi Cement’s available capacity to an average of 8 million tons of clinker per year, elevating the Saudi cement industry pioneer to a unique position in terms of economies of scale and production efficiency.
With a market capitalization of SR 14.7 billion (around USD 4 billion) as of the beginning of 2015, Saudi Cement is one of Saudi Arabia’s and the GCC’s most trusted companies. End-users and contractors rely on Saudi Cement’s consistency and quality, utilizing its products for major highways, bridges, airports, seaports, railways, metros, and numerous housing and commercial projects.
The year 2015 marks the 60th anniversary of Saudi Cement’s inception. Building on its history of success, Saudi Cement continues to look forward to the future. Business has grown and evolved over the past few decades, and it was time for a change. Therefore, on 20th October 2015, the Company unveiled a new corporate identity that reflects its heritage, where it stands today, and its dedicated efforts to innovate and positively influence its dynamic future.