Strong solutions to build a more sustainable world together

Portland-Limestone Cement Type IL reduces carbon footprint while delivering exceptional performance.

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ZERO NET CARBON EMISSIONS

Climate change caused by the accumulation of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere is a global problem. Without seeking innovative ways to reduce carbon emissions, the problem will only worsen. 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

LITTLE OR NO ADJUSTMENT TO CONCRETE MIXTURE DESIGNS

Requires little to no mixture adjustments compared to traditional Portland cement mixtures

ENGINEERED TO PERFORM SIMILAR TO TYPE I/II

▸ Compressive strength
▸ Workability
▸ Finishability
▸ Durability and sulfate resistance

OUTSTANDING WITH SCMS

Source dependent, tests show some PLC mixes with SCMs have higher strengths*. (*As compable type I/II mixes)

EMPOWERS SUSTAINABILITY

A strong and proven solution for your project needs with up to 10% less carbon emissions than a typical Type I/II cement

WHY SHOULD YOU TRUST EcoSTrong PLC?

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 traditional portland cement.

WORLDWIDE USE:

Products similar to PLC have been used around the world for over 50 years and EcoStrong PLC has over 6 years of proven performance within our organization.

MEETS SPECIFICATIONS:

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

EcoStrong PLC can be used in any Type I/II cement-based
application as a 1:1 replacement requires little to no mixture adjustments compared to traditional Portland cement mixtures.

APPLICATIONS

Ready-mixed concrete

Grouts

Pre-cast
concrete

Full-depth reclamation

Soil
stabilizations

Concrete
Masonry Units

Cement-Lime Mortars

Infrastructure, Commercial, Residential

Every year, thousands
of successful jobs are completed with EcoStrong PLC, and the number is growing.

We continue to deliver outstanding quality, sustainable solutions, and the best-in-class customer service.
Be part of the change choosing EcoStrong for your next project

AVAILABLE IN BULK AND BAG

It’s produced in bulk and bags in all of our cement plants
and it’s available throughout our network in the eastern US.

EcoStong PLC bags are
94 lb / 42.6 kg.

EcoStong PLC
bags are
94 lb / 42.6 kg.

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.

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.

For more information on PLC Type IL, visit www.greenercement.com

ECOSTRONG PLC AVAILABILITY

Ecostrong PLC available in each of these states