About Progreso

Progreso is a leading regional cement, construction materials and solutions group, with business units in the Construction, Agro, Energy, and Real Estate Development sectors and presence in 7 Latin American countries.

Its flagship company is Cementos Progreso, a leader in the production and marketing of cement and construction materials with more than 120 years of experience.  Other leading brands and companies include Mixto Listo (ready-mix concrete), Horcalsa (quicklime), Construfacil (retail) and ConstruRed (retail franchise).

Values and Sustainability  

Progreso and its companies operate under strict legal compliance and shared ethical values, instituted by our founder, Carlos F. Novella, since it was established in 1899.  Our sustainability strategy focuses on being a Preferred Employer, Favorite Supplier, an Environmental Leader, and a Responsible Corporate Citizen.   

With the corporate purpose of «Building together the country where we want to live», we seek to generate economic, social, and environmental value in each of the countries where we operate.


Achievements and Recognitions  

  • Ethisphere® Institute has declared Progreso as one of the 150 World’s Most Ethical Companies, annually since 2014. 
  • Recently certified ISO 37,001 for its anti-bribery management systems. 
  • Great Place to Work® has recognized Progreso´s companies, annually since 2011 as one of the top employers in Latin America. 
  • The British Safety Council certified the company for its excellence in occupational safety and health issues management. 

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