FEATURES: Hima Cement Limited has on Wednesday launched a new product on the market, Fundi Masonry Cement, a unique kind of cement for plastering, brick laying and mortar works.
Speaking at the product launch at the Hima Cement premises at Namanve Industrial Park, the Hima Cement CEO Jean-Michel Pons, said that the company was committed to providing innovative solutions for specific construction needs.
“Fundi is an application-based cement that is formulated with enhanced capabilities for masonry and plaster works. The customer is guaranteed improved workability, affordability and beautiful finishes,” says Jean-Michel Pons, the Hima Cement Country CEO.
Fundi is a masonry cement that achieves superior workability making it the best solution for the quality demands of bricklaying, plasterwork, and screeds; both for individual home builders and large construction projects.
“In addition to addressing the application needs for masonry works, Fundi masonry cement is now the greenest cement on the Ugandan market. It is produced with a reduced carbon footprint, with 54% less carbondioxide emissions in comparison to ordinary Portland cement,” the CEO added.
Sustainability is a top criterion for Hima Cement in designing products with a commitment to provide value for the customers but also reduce the carbon footprint.
Fundi Cement is the latest addition to Hima Cement’s wide range of cement solutions including Multipurpose, Rapidset, PowerCrete, PowerMax, PowerPlus, RoadCem, Minecem and Supaset.
Hima Cement Ltd is a subsidiary of Bamburi Cement Group and is part of the LafargeHolcim Group.
Today, the Hima Cement factories in Kasese, Tororo and Namanve have the capacity to produce 2,100,000 tons of cement annually and employ over 2000 people directly and indirectly.
Hima Cement is committed to being the preferred provider of cement and concrete based building solutions in East Africa with a strong focus on customer experience. It currently serves its core market of Uganda and exports to Eastern DRC and South Sudan.