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Holcim Maestro

Low carbon cement specially designed for high-quality masonry jobs

May 2021
Gallery Holcim Maestro 1
Gallery Holcim Maestro 1


Holcim Maestro Masonry Cement, is a cement specifically designed for masonry works offering 40% savings on block laying and plastering while exceeding conventional technical requirements. Holcim Maestro is suitable for many market applications including plastering and block or bricklaying. It offers users advantages in terms of performance, productivity and ease of use on the job site, thereby reducing the overall cost of masonry work. In addition to those benefits, it also helps to reduce the CO2 carbon footprint of buildings, as it provides a lower-carbon alternative to conventional cement. It also offers the option to compensate (offset) residual CO2 emissions. With this option, Maestro becomes a carbon neutral cement, allowing users to contribute to the promotion of sustainable construction and the mitigation of CO2 emissions.

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Label Date May 5, 2021
By Holcim
From Switzerland
Maturity stage Medium and large scale commercialization
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The environmental benefits

  • 65% higher waterproofing compared to traditional cement and sand mixes
  • 15% higher yield in kg of cement used per m² of application
  • 30% shorter application time in min / m2 of final application
  • 52% lower emission of kg CO2 / m2 of final application (when CO2 emissions are not offset) and 100% reduction (when the CO2 emissions are offset)
  • 25% less water consumption

The Financial benefits

  • General savings up to 40% in USD per m2 of final application in masonry finishing works
  • Savings in water costs by 25%
  • Savings in labor costs by 30% due to less application time

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North america


South america

Argentina, Colombia, Ecuador,

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Building progress for people and the planet

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Headquarters 6300 Zug, Switzerland

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