Surma holding B.V. was incorporated in the Netherlands, which owns 58.87% of Lafarge Surma Cement Ltd. Lafarge S.A. of France and Cemolins Internacional S.L.U. of Spain each owns 50% share of Surma Holding B.V.
One of the major sponsors, Lafarge S.A. is a world leader in building materials. Lafarge was founded in France in 1833 and currently employs 64,000 people in 62 countries. As a top-ranking player in its Cement, Aggregates and Concrete businesses, it contributes to the construction of cities around the world, through its innovative solutions providing them with more housing and making them more compact, more durable, more beautiful, and better connected. With the world’s leading building materials research facility, Lafarge places innovation at the heart of its priorities in order to contribute to more sustainable construction and to better serve architectural creativity.
Another major sponsor, Cementos Molins, based in Barcelona, Spain, is a renowned cement company founded in 1928. With over 80 years of experience in manufacturing cement, Cementos Molins has industrial operations also in Mexico, Argentina, Uruguay, and Tunisia. Besides Lafarge S.A. and Cemolins Internacional S.L.U., the other sponsors of this venture are Islam Cement Limited and Sinha Fashions Limited from Bangladesh.