With FLSmidth’s and China National Building Material’s (CNBM) recent framework agreement, producers can look forward to the industry’s most competitive plant solutions ever. Both future greenfield plants and existing lines will reap the benefits of the collaboration, including improved performance, delivery time and productivity.
Mr. Song Zhiping, Chairman of CNBM Group (left), and Thomas Schulz, Group CEO of FLSmidth (right), shake hands after signing the framework agreement at a high-level meeting at FLSmidth headquarters in Denmark.
The agreement combines the strengths of both companies: FLSmidth has a long-established tradition of delivering the engineering, products, construction supervision, commissioning and training that create the most efficient cement plants in the world. Meanwhile, CNBM Group is both the world’s largest cement producer and the undisputed leader in cement plant construction.
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The two companies’ relationship has grown closer over the years, resulting in competitive offerings to the market. One example is the recent joint Relizane order for the ETHRB Group in Algeria.
"It was a pleasure to welcome the guests and to participate in such collaborative discussions about future opportunities to work together. Through this framework agreement, we see numerous benefits over the coming years for us and our customers, such as expediting our quotation response time, which will improve our delivery performance and increase productivity." - Thomas Schulz, Group CEO, FLSmidth.
Mr. Song Zhiping, Chairman of CNBM Group, led the delegation, accompanied by Mr. Peng Shou, President of CTIEC, Mr. Cui Xingtai, Vice President of CNBM Ltd, Chairman of China United Cement, Mr. Song Shoushun, Vice President of CNBM Ltd & Chairman Sinoma Intn Engineering Ltd, and Mr. Ma Mingliang, President of BTIEC (of CTIEC). Likewise, Thomas Schulz, FLSmidth Group CEO was accompanied by Jan Kjaersgaard, President of Cement Industry, Per Mejnert Kristensen, President of Asia Region, Cyril Leung, Country head China/Mongolia, and Martin Strouhal, Senior VP of Global Projects.