Born out the collaboration between Tunisian and Algerian governments, the Société Tuniso-Andalouse de Ciment Blanc – SOTACIB, commissioned its first production line 1987 with a production capacity of 200 000 tons of white clinker. Over continuous improvements, this production line reached 300 000tons of annual capacity in order to satisfy the growing demand for its products
In 2006, management of the company has moved to the private sector. As of 2008, a majority of shares are held by CEMENTOS MOLINS group from Spain with the participation of other contributing shareholders from Tunisia.
CEMENTOS MOLINS, based in Barcelona, Spain, is a renowned cement company founded in 1928. CEMENTOS MOLINS group operations are in Spain, Mexico, Argentina, Uruguay, Bolivia, Bangladesh, Colombia and Tunisia, . The Group has over 4000 employees around the world and combined net sales of 0.75 Billion EUR in 2015. CEMENTOS MOLINS business is built, amongst others, on the basis of Technological knowledge, quality of products, culture of work and effort, respect for the environment, integration of sustainability in all the processes and appropriate care for people.
The increasing demand for it products has motivated SOTACIB to build a second production line which went into production in 2009, raising its production capacity to over 650 000 tons per year for white clinker.
Today, SOTACIB is a modern company equipped with latest technological innovations for cement production, product quality control, emission reduction and monitoring, and IT systems.
With our management system is ISO 9001:2008 compliant, and fully customer oriented, SOTACIB is serving customers from all over the world with over 60% of our turnover.