Top 10 Largest Building Materials Companies in the World

Saint Gobain

Saint Gobain is the largest building materials company in the world. Headquartered in Paris, France, Saint Gobain designs, manufactures and supplies materials and solutions for constructions of building, transportation, infrastructure and various of industrial applications. Saint-Gobain operates through several leading constructions and building materials brands, including Saint-Gobain Glass, Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics, Weber, British Gypsum, Glassolutions, Gyproc, Artex, Isover, CTD, Jewson, Ecophon, Pasquill and PAM. In 2019, Saint Gobain generated the total sales of $49.3 billion.

Lafarge Holcim

LafargeHolcim is a world’s leading building materials manufacturer and construction solutions provider based in Jona, Switzerland. LafargeHolcim operates through four major business segments: Cement, Aggregates, Ready-Mix Concrete and Solutions & Products. LafargeHolcim employs over 70,000 employees in over 70 countries and has a portfolio that is equally balanced between developing and mature markets.


Cemex is a Mexican multinational building materials company headquartered in San Pedro, Mexico. The company is specialized in manufacturing and selling cement, ready-mix concrete and aggregates. CEMEX currently operates through 66 cement plants, 2,000 ready-mix-concrete facilities, 400 quarries, 260 distribution centres and 80 marine terminals across over 50 countries around the world, making it one of the top 10 largest building materials companies in the world.

China National Building Material Company

China National Building Material is a Beijing-based public traded company that mainly engages in manufacturing and suppling cement, lightweight building materials, glass fiber and fibre-reinforced plastic products and engineering services. It is one of the world’s largest cement and gypsum board manufacturers. It is also the largest glass fiber producer in Asia. The company’s total assets exceed US$65 billion, its cement production capacity is 521 million tons, the mixed production capacity is 460 million square meters, the gypsum board production capacity is 2.47 billion square meters, the glass fiber production capacity is 2.5 million tons.

Heidelberg Cement

Heidelberg Cement is a one of the world’s largest building materials companies headquartered in Heidelberg, Germany. The company is a well-known as one of the world’s top suppliers for aggregates, cement, and ready-mixed concrete. Today, HeidelbergCement has around 55,000 employees work at more than 3,000 production sites in more than 50 countries on five continents.


Knauf Gips KG is a world’s leading building materials company based in Iphofen, Germany. Its key products include construction materials for drywall construction, plasterboard, cement boards, mineral fibre acoustic boards, dry mortars with gypsum for internal plaster and cement-based external plaster and insulating materials, glass wool, stone wool and other insulation materials. The company employs more than 26,500 people across the world.


China Baowu Steel Group Corp., Ltd., also known as Baowu, is one of the largest iron and steel manufacturing companies headquartered in Shanghai, China. It is one of the world’s largest construction and building materials companies with key offerings being steel, flat steel products, long steel products, wire products, plates. It is also a world’s leading provider of carbon steel, special steel and stainless-steel premium products for the global construction and building industry.

Arcelor Mittal

ArcelorMittal is another world’s leading steel manufacturing corporation headquartered in Luxembourg City. ArcelorMittal generates annual revenues of $56.8 billion and crude steel production of over 90 million tonnes per year. It is a leading supplier of quality steel in the global construction industry. Its key building materials products include long and flat-rolled steel, automotive steel, tubular products, high-strength steel for the construction and building purposes.


USG Corporation is one of the world’s leading building materials companies based in Chicago, the US. It is a world’s leading supplier of drywall and joint compound. The company is also the largest supplier of wallboard in the US and the largest manufacturer of gypsum products in North America. Its key construction and building materials products include walls, ceilings, floors, sheathing and roofing products.


CSR Limited is an Australian building materials company that specialized in producing plasterboard, bricks, insulation, and aluminium products. The company also produces fibre cement sheeting, aerated concrete products, bricks, and glass. CSR operates through several leading building products brands in Australia and New Zealand, such as AFS, Bradford, Himmel, CEMINTEL, GYPROCK, hebel etc. It is one of the top 10 largest building materials companies in the world as of 2020.

Post time: Aug-23-2022