In Germany Buzzi Unicem operates through the fully owned subsidiary Dyckerhoff, a company established in 1864 which boasts a very long tradition in the industry and is the second largest cement producer in the country.
Dyckerhoff operates 7 cement plants, 2 of which grinding plants, with an installed production capacity of 7.2 million tons/year. In the ready-mix sector 110 batching plants are in operations.
Overall the company employs about 1,800 people.
Dyckerhoff has always been a leader in the building materials technology. The “Wilhelm Dyckerhoff Institute”, a research and development centre based in Wiesbaden by the corporate office, actively cooperates with the R&D Centre in Trino (VC) and greatly contributes to the continuous innovation and high quality standards of the group.