Over the years Buzzi Unicem has cemented its place in the European concrete industry. One of Italy's largest cement and concrete groups, Buzzi Unicem produces expanded clay, ready-mix concrete, cement, aggregates, and other building materials in a dozen countries. The Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Slovakia, and the US are its largest markets. Globally the group operates some 40 cement plants, 450 ready-mix concrete plants, and 20 aggregate quarries. Buzzi Unicem controls Dyckerhoff, a leading cement group and construction materials company in Germany. The Buzzi family owns a majority stake in BUZZI UNICEM.