Lafarge Canada Inc. announced today its investment in EXACT Technology Corporation, a Toronto-based company that offers digital solutions for the concrete industry, in a collaboration that the company says builds on its commitment to driving transformation in the global construction sector.

 “Technology and sustainability are driving the construction industry's future, and this investment in EXACT aligns with our strategy to accelerate green growth, driving building transformation and enhancing efficiencies,” David Redfern, president and CEO of Lafarge Canada (East), said.

EXACT’s technology monitors and controls concrete processes through an integrated suite of hardware and software, enhancing client efficiency and quality, Lafarge said in a Nov. 27 news release. EXACT’s offering bolsters Lafarge Canada’s digital offerings available to our customers. Lafarge is a subsidiary of the multinational building envelope manufacturer Holcim.

 “At Lafarge, we actively seek partnerships that offer sustainable, high-quality, and innovative building solutions,” said Brad Kohl, president and CEO of Lafarge Canada (West). “Through this mutually beneficial collaboration, we aim to unite technology and performance, working jointly toward fostering innovation in the construction space.”

Stacia Van Zetten, EXACT co-founder and chief strategy officer, added that EXACT’s goal is to make a significant, positive impact on the concrete industry. 

“This is the ideal strategic relationship to help us achieve that: Lafarge’s deep industry insights will strengthen EXACT’s product development and refinement. At the same time, Lafarge’s global reach will help get EXACT’s solutions into more hands, pushing the sector forward,” Van Zetten added.

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