HeidelbergCement AG is engaged in the manufacture and distribution of building materials. It operates through the following segments: Cement, Aggregates, Building Products, and Concrete-Service-Other. The Cement segment include standard, specialty, and masonry cements; and specific binders. The Aggregates segment comprises sand, gravel, and crushed stone. The Building Products segment offers building materials that includes traditional materials as well as specific products for various applications such as sand-lime bricks, limestone, and lime products. The Concrete-Service-Other segment focuses on the downstream activities such as ready-mixed concrete and asphalt. The company was founded by Johann Philipp Schifferdecker in 1873 and is headquartered in Heidelberg, Germany.