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Climate change caused by greenhouse gasses is a global problem. Without seeking innovative ways to reduce CO₂ emissions, the problem will only worsen. Historically, global cement production has contributed up to 8% of these emissions and therefore producers have an opportunity to contribute to a solution.

At Argos, we believe that together we can transform our future by making changes today.

We engineered EcoStrong PLC as part of our goal to pursue zero net carbon emissions.

Product benefits
1:1 substitution for easy transition
Can be used as a one-to-one substitution for Type I/II Portland cement.
engineered to perform like Type I/II
  • Compressive strength
  • Workability
  • Finishability
  • Durability and sulfate resistance
outstanding with scm
Source dependent, tests show some PLC mixes with SCMs have higher strengths*.
(*As comparable Type l/ll mixes)
empowers sustainability
A strong and proven solution for your project needs with up to 10% less carbon emissions.
LEADER IN SUSTAINABILITY

Argos Cement takes great pride in being stewards of the environment and is recognized by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the ninth consecutive year as a global benchmark in sustainability in the construction materials sector.

TESTED & PROVEN

EcoStrong PLC has undergone years of extensive research to ensure that your concrete will have the same or better performance and durability aspects as concrete produced with Type I/II.

WORLDWIDE USE

PLC has been successfully used around the world for over 50 years and EcoStrong PLC has over 6 years of proven performance history with our internal ready-mix group.

MEETS SPECIFICATIONS

Complies with code requirements
and meets national and
international specifications
ASTM C595 and AASHTO M 240.

Applications
EcoStrong PLC can be used in any Type I/II cement-based application as a 1:1 replacement

Ready-mix concrete

Pre-cast concrete

Mortars

Grouts

Soil stabilization

Full-depth reclamation

Concrete Masonry Units

Infrastructure, Commercial, Residential
Available in bulk and bag
Produced in bulk and bags at all of our cement plants and available throughout our network in the eastern US.

EcoStong PLC
bags are
94 lb / 42.6 kg.

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Argos commitment

We are committed to continuing our efforts to deliver outstanding solutions and sustainable products to our customers. We believe that we are all responsible for doing our part to protect and conserve the planet, and the adoption of portland-limestone cement is a fundamental step to continue reducing our carbon footprint.

EcoStrong PLC empowers our customers, specifiers, architects, and engineers to design and execute their projects with resilience and sustainability.

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case studies
Imagine every project that you can build for your customers — EcoStrong PLC Type IL is a high-quality blended hydraulic cement for sustainable building, that also provides up to 10% carbon footprint reduction. Make your customers’ dreams a reality using PLC cement for a sustainable and more environmentally friendly building solution.
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For more information on PLC Type IL, visit
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