Argos is a multinational company that produces and markets cement and ready mix concrete through its operations in Colombia, the United States, Central America and the Caribbean.
In the cement industry, Argos is the leader in Colombia and the fourth largest in the southeast of the United States. It has 7 plants in Colombia, 4 in the United States, 1 in Honduras and 1 in Puerto Rico. 9 clinker mills located in the United States, Colombia, Haiti, Panama, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, French Guiana, and Surinam, and 33 ports and terminals for receipt and packaging. Its total installed capacity is 23 million tons of cement per year.
In the concrete business, Argos is the market leader in Colombia and the second largest producer in the United States. It has 344 plants located in Colombia, the United States, Panama and the Dominican Republic. Its total installed capacity is 18 million cubic meters of concrete per year.
The Argos business model focuses on the client and on value generation to its group of interest.
Our presence in the market
Cementos Argos S.A. has a presence in Venezuela through its subsidiary Corporación de Cemento Andino C.A., which is currently a party to a legal proceeding regarding the expropriation by the Venezuelan government of its plant located in the state of Trujillo, Venezuela. Any compensation to which Cementos Argos S.A. or its subsidiary Compañía de Cemento Andino C.A. may be entitled to is subject to the decisions of the relevant courts in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. Cementos Argos S.A. has written-down to zero its investment in the plant.
13 Cement Plants
9 Clinker mills
+340 Concrete plants
94 Distribution centers
6 Ships of our own and Permanently leased
1274 Train carriages
+2600 Truck mixers
Cement capacity - 23 millions of tons
Ready - mix capacity - 18 millions of m3
Key figures as of december 2017
Consolidated revenues 8,5 COP billons
Cement sales 16,2 millions of tons
Ready - mix sales 10,6 millions of m3