Lafarge Malayan Cement (LMC) is the leader in the Malaysian cement industry. Incorporated in 1950, its first cement plant was built in Rawang in 1953. LMC is today the parent of a group of companies in Malaysia and Singapore whose core businesses are in the manufacturing and sale of cement, ready-mixed concrete and other related building materials. In the Cement business, LMC currently employs more than 1,200 people and operates a nationwide network of facilities, which includes three integrated cement plants in Langkawi, Kedah; Kanthan, Perak and Rawang, Selangor, a grinding plant in Pasir Gudang and distribution channels by road, rail and sea. It employs more than 80 people in its Aggregates business and operates four quarries in Malaysia. Whereas in its Concrete business, there are more than 35 batching plants throughout Peninsular Malaysia and East Malaysia with a workforce of more than 300 employees. Lafarge is the world leader in building materials, with top-ranking positions in all of its businesses: Cement, Aggregates & Concrete and Gypsum. With 76,000 employees in 78 countries, Lafarge posted sales of Euros 16.2 billion in 2010. Lafarge was ranked 6th in the "Carbon Disclosure Project" and entered the global "Dow Jones Sustainability Index" in 2010 in recognition of its sustainable development actions. With the world's leading building materials research facility, Lafarge places innovation at the heart of its priorities, working for sustainable construction and architectural creativity.