Holcim (US) Receives Outstanding Business Partner Award

           Holcim (US) Receives Outstanding Business Partner Award

Ada Plant Earns Grant from East Central University

PR Newswire

WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 25, 2013

WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Holcim (US) Inc.
(www.holcim.us), one of the nation's leading manufacturers and suppliers of
cement and mineral components, announced today that its Ada plant, located in
Ada, Oklahoma, has been awarded the Outstanding Business Partner Award by East
Central University of Ada, Oklahoma.

This award recognizes and highlights institutions who have cultivated
partnerships within their communities. The business partnership excellence
award furthers a higher learning environment through State Regents' Economic
Development Grants.

"Holcim is committed to building and maintaining strong relationships with the
communities in which we operate," said Filiberto Ruiz, president and chief
executive officer of Holcim (US). "I am proud of the Ada plant and its
employees for being recognized by East Central as an outstanding business
partner and look forward to their continued commitment to furthering that
relationship."

Holcim's Ada plant will receive a grant of $500 each from the state and East
Central University. The grants may be used for tuition waivers for employees,
paid internships for current students, a faculty externship, or additional
equipment, materials or supplies. Holcim will receive a plaque of recognition
to honor their outstanding partnership at an awards reception held in the
spring.

About Holcim (US) Inc.
Holcim (US) Inc. is a subsidiary of Holcim Ltd, and one of the nation's
leading manufacturers and suppliers of cement and mineral components. Holcim
(US) has approximately 1,800 employees and operates 12 manufacturing plants
and more than 50 distribution facilities in the United States.

SOURCE Holcim (US) Inc.

Website: http://www.holcim.us
Contact: Robin L. DeCarlo, +1-781-647-2364, Robin.Decarlo@holcim.com
 
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