Ecocem Founder and MD, Donal O’Riain.
Orcem is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ecocem Materials Limited of Dublin, Ireland. Ecocem Materials was established in 2001 to undertake industrial developments in Europe and around the world in the production and use of ground granulated blast furnace slag (GGBFS).
Ecocem Materials Limited built its first GGBS production facility in the Port of Moerdijk in the Netherlands in 2002, and it is supplying the Dutch and Belgian markets. This facility is operated by Orcem BV, a sister company of Orcem USA.
The following year the Irish facility opened in Dublin Port as Ecocem Ireland. Ecocem Ireland supplies GGBFS and slag blended cements to customers in Ireland, the U.K. and Sweden.
A third facility was opened at Fos sur Mer, near Marseilles, France in 2009 and is operated by Ecocem France. This plant supplying the southern France market.
The facilities in Ireland and the Netherlands can produce approximately 350,000 metric tons of GGBS cement per year. The facility in France has a capacity to produce over 700,000 metric tons per year.
Orcem is a registered trademark of Ecocem Materials Limited.