History

Our Philosophy

The history of Polimix is ​​closely linked to our business philosophy, its fundamental principles and essential concepts. Guided by them, we built our trajectory and managed to gain recognition for efficiency in the delivery of products and services. We rank among Brazil’s largest building material producers.

Timeline

1976

Beginning of the activities related to concrete services, with Concaprex, in the municipality of Serra, in the state of Espírito Santo.

1981

Concaprex acquired Polimix Concreto and began its activities in the state of São Paulo.

1983

Acquisition of Ibrata, marking the entry in the sector of aggregates and the beginning of concrete activities in the state of Rio de Janeiro.

1998

Inauguration of Mizu Cimentos, in Serra, Espírito Santo, marking the beginning of the participation of the Organization in the cement sector.

2001

Acquisition of a quarry in the municipality of Santana de Parnaíba, São Paulo, expanding its operations in the aggregate sector, under the brand name Polimix Agregados.

2002

Inauguration of the new Mizu Cimentos factory in Pacatuba, in the state of Sergipe.

2004

Mizu Cimentos opens an unit in Mogi das Cruzes, in the state of São Paulo.

2007

Polimix Concreto arrives in Argentina, starting its participation in the international market.

The Organization enters the bulk hauling sector, under the Logmix brand.

Polimix Energia launches its bioenergy business with the acquisition of alcohol plants: DVPA – Destilaria do Vale do Paracatu in the state of Minas Gerais and Agrisa in Rio de Janeiro.

Polimix Energia enters the renewable energy sector, investing in small hydropower plants in the state of Mato Grosso.

2008

The Organization starts a partnership in the industrial lime sector, with Unical, in Minas Gerais.

Polimix Agregados begins its activities in Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro.

Polimix Energia starts projects in the field of renewable wind energy.

2009

Polimix Concreto continues the internationalization process and arrives in Colombia, under the Tremix brand.

2010

Inauguration of Mizu Cimentos factory in the state of Rio de Janeiro.

Inauguration of the recycling unit for construction waste, in Santana de Parnaíba, São Paulo.

Inauguration of the new Polimix Agregados quarry in Santana de Parnaíba, the largest in Latin America.

2011

Start of classes at Escola Formare Polimix, the first large social project of Polimix, which offers vocational education for young people in situation of social vulnerability.

Polimix Agregados arrives in the Northeast and begins its operations in the states of Pernambuco, Alagoas, Ceará and Maranhão.

2012

Polimix Concreto carried out its first concrete pouring in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, in Bolivia, marking yet another international achievement.

Inauguration of the new Mizu Cimentos plant in Baraúna, in the state of Rio Grande do Norte.

2013

Beginning of the Organization’s participation in the field of mortar with the Ecomix brand in São Paulo and Construcola in Rio de Janeiro.

Polimix Concreto begins operation in Panama, Central America.

Mizu Cimentos arrives in Minas Gerais.

Inauguration of the second Escola Formare at Mizu Cimentos, in Rio Grande do Norte, to meet the needs of the population of Baraúna and its surrounding region.

2014

Launching of the Porto Central Project, in partnership with the Port of Rotterdam, for the development of a port complex in the state of Espírito Santo.

Polimix Concreto begins its activities in Lima, the capital of Peru.

Expansion in the industrial lime sector with the inauguration of CNN – Cal Norte Nordeste, in the state of Rio Grande do Norte.

The new Mizu Cimentos factory starts operating in Manaus, in the state of Amazonas.

Launching of Polimix Concreto in the United States of America.

2015

Inauguration of Polimix Ambiental, in Santana de Parnaíba, São Paulo. Using an advanced technology, end-of-life tires and rubber waste are transformed into carbon black, steel and fuel oil.

2016

Expansion of Polimix Agregados with the acquisition of two quarries in São Paulo, in the municipalities of Barueri and Guarulhos.

2018

Polimix Agregados expands its operations in Rio de Janeiro and begins operating in Inhaúma, in the northern part of the city.