Relocation of Lafarge’s German headquarters

Lafarge will move their German headquarters from Ober­ursel near Frankfurt on the Main to Karsdorf (Fig.) in Saxony-Anhalt/­Germany. The move is scheduled for the beginning of the year 2012. The minister for economic affairs, Dr. Rainer Haseloff, called it a great success for the economic location Saxony-Anhalt. In Karsdorf Lafarge run one of their largest and most modern cement plants in ­Central ­Europe. The 250 employees make up to 2.3 million tons of cement per year. Karsdorf is the largest of three locations in ­Germany where altogether 3.5 million tons of cement are produced. Lafarge took over the Karsdorf works after the reunification and has invested about € 180 millions in streamlining.

 

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