CEMEX is a global building materials company that provides high quality products and reliable service to customers and communities throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. Our operations network produces, distributes, and markets cement, ready-mix concrete, aggregates, and related building materials in more than 50 countries, and we maintain trade relationships with more than 100 nations. Our success stems from our commitment to sustainable value creation. Together with our customers, employees, and investors, we are determined to build a better world for future generations.
Our company was founded in Mexico in 1906, and we have grown from a local player to one of the top global companies in our industry, with close to 47,000 employees worldwide. CEMEX has a rich history of improving the well-being of those it serves through its efforts to pursue innovative industry solutions and efficiency advancements and to promote a sustainable future.
We're committed to providing our customers with the most efficient and comprehensive building materials. To this end, we tailor our products and services to suit customers' specific needs-from home construction, improvement, and renovation to agricultural, industrial, and marine/hydraulic applications.
We see abundant opportunities to deepen our customer relationships by focusing on more vertically integrated building solutions rather than separate products. By developing our integrated offerings, we can provide customers with more reliable, higher-quality service and more consistent product quality.
Our most important asset is our peopleómotivated employees who can deliver consistently positive results for our customers, our stockholders, our communities, and each other. Through their passion, discipline, and integrity, they successfully position us for the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. With each acquisition, we further strengthen our already-considerable pool of talent.