History of HERACLES GCC

HERACLES GCC was founded in 1911 and is the largest cement company in Greece. 
 

HERACLES GCC has been identified with, but also established cement as the dominant building material, thus contributing to the shaping of modern Greece’s image.

For over a century the company has been participating in the economic development of the country with its business and production activity and is contributing to the local development in the areas where it operates. It has played a leading part in the reconstruction of the country, since significant infrastructure projects throughout Greece were constructed with the aid of cement, concrete and aggregates serving as the raw materials.

HERACLES GCC has also played a leading part in international markets. Since the 1960s it became the first export cement company in Europe.

Today, as a member of LafargeHolcim it focuses on Research & Development and works towards continuously improving its products, offering building materials to the industry and innovative solutions for the safety, quality and functionality in the everyday life of society.