As of 01.01.2018, the Portland cement plant operated to date by Gebr. Seibel GmbH & Co. KG in Erwitte (upper North Rhine-Westphalia) is being taken over by the thomas Group. The family-owned, middle-market company has been running the plant since 1927. Its acquisition includes the purchase of extensive long-term limestone deposits.
With this acquisition, thomas gruppe is sustainably expanding and strengthening its strategic position on Germany’s cement market. thomas gruppe is active in the fields of ready-mix concrete, concrete building components, cement, natural-stone asphalt and road building. The group’s 1300+ employees are set to push total revenues beyond € 300 million in 2017. thomas gruppe has been prosperously operating the dornburger cement plant at the Dornburg-Camburg site near Jena, Thuringia, since 1991.