Research & Innovation
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Innovative products

Creating products that are durable, easy to use, respond to customer needs and anticipate future demands are just some of the challenges which Lafarge's research and development teams face as they work to develop innovative products which give excellent value to all of Lafarge's customers.

Cement

At a Group level, Lafarge has developed Sensium®. This dust-free technological cement demonstrates the role played by R&D in the creation of increasingly innovative products for customers.

Concrete

Lafarge has developed concretes which are easier to use and save time and money on building sites. These concretes are also more resistant, more durable and more aesthetically pleasing. Discover Ductal®, ExtensiaTM, AgiliaTM, ArteviaTM and ChronoliaTM.

Gypsum

SyniaTM, the first plasterboard with four tapered edges, and AquaboardTM a waterproof plasterboard solution, are just two of the Group's gypsum products. Learn how easy they are to use and discover their aesthetic properties

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Low Energy Housing

Take the owner's tour!

This Flash presentation by Lafarge R&D on low energy housing explains 20 sustainable construction rules with innovative solutions. From the foundations and the exterior to the insulation and the interior - See how a low energy house is created!

LafargeHolcim. Cement, aggregates, Concrete.