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SECIL was founded in 1930 and is today one of the largest cement producers in Portugal. With an annual production of 4 million tons of cement, the Group covers over 35% of the country's needs in cement.

SECIL is a group of about 40 companies operating in complementary areas such as concrete precast products, hydraulic lime, paints, coatings and quarries.

Apart from the three factories it has in Portugal, SECIL is also present in international locations. It has a staff of over 2,600 employees. In 2009, its sales amounted to 243 million €.

In Tunisia, the Group completed the acquisition of the Company of Gabes Cement, which has a cement plant with an annual capacity of over 1 million tons and a local market share of about 17%.

The group's investments since its establishment in Tunisia are of 700 million TND and it has a staff of more than 320 employees.

The company is ISO 14001:2004 and ISO 9001:2008 certified, covering quality control.