HeidelbergCement AG engages in the production and distribution classical building materials and building products for diverse applications. It offers cement, aggregates, as well as asphalts and other related products. It operates through the following business divisions: cement, aggregates, ready-mixed concrete-asphalt, and service-joint ventures-other. It also has the following geographical operational segments: Western and Northern Europe; Eastern Europe-Central Asia, Asia-Pacific, Africa Mediterranean Basin, and Group Services. The company was founded by Johann Philipp Schifferdecker in 1873 and is headquartered in Heidelberg, Germany.