Vision, Mission & Commitments

As the only fully integrated cement manufacturer in Sri Lanka with the ‘Green Cement’ certification, INSEE cement continues to proactively address the challenge of minimizing environmental impact through optimization of products and processes through the culmination of years of research, sustainable construction practices, and strategic investment in expertise and technology.

INSEE Cement at present records the lowest carbon emissions in cement production in Sri Lanka, with the mother company being an active member of the global Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI). The Sanstha brand is Sri Lanka’s first cement product to be awarded the green labeling certification by the green building council, and is produced with 7KG less CO2 emissions per bag. INSEE Cement was also presented with the Green Platinum Award at the educational and environmental exhibition ‘Haritha Sihinaya 2017’ by His Excellency President Maithripala Sirisena in recognition for the company’s practical approach toward sustainable constructions.

The parent company – Siam City Cement Public Company Limited (SCCC) has adapted and progressed to serve the construction needs of the region with INSEE branded cement, Ready-Mix Concrete, construction aggregates and solutions to serve a widespread regional market that includes Cambodia, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Indonesia and Thailand, in addition to Sri Lanka.

The parent company, SCCC draws from the accumulated expertise and knowledge over decades of operation, and is strongly focused on investing in rapidly advancing regional markets such as Sri Lanka, which show much promise in sustainable construction.

Our Vision


We will continue to build on our long heritage of shared loyalty, creating trusting relationships with our business partners, our people and our community. We want to achieve the best value and a sustainable future for all our stakeholders.

Our Mission


Siam City Cement provides world class construction materials and services that are vital to economic growth in Thailand and the wider region. Combining sustainability and innovation, we strive for operational excellence and to exceed the expectations of all our stakeholders. Our reputation is built on outstanding performance in the quality of our products and customer service, the dedication and skill of our employees, our respect for the communities in which we operate and our ambition to set the standards for the industry of tomorrow.

Our Commitments


Working as a team

We are one group, one vision and one team, united at heart with our business partners in working for the good of all.

Doing what is right

We value staying true to ourselves and each other, maintaining the highest standards of discipline and integrity in everything we say and do.

Challenging conventions

We are imaginative and always on the lookout for new ideas. We approach every business challenge with enthusiasm and strive to deliver innovative solutions beyond expectations.

Caring about our future

We are committed to creating a positive future for generations to come; caring for our people, our environment, our community and our nation.

INSEE Cement or Siam City Cement (Lanka) Limited, is a member of the Siam City Cement Public Company Limited (SCCC), a leading cement manufacturer in Southeast Asia, founded in 1969 in Thailand. The Company – INSEE Cement, manufactures INSEE branded – Sanstha, Mahaweli Marine, Mahaweli Marine Plus, INSEE Rapid Flow, INSEE Rapid Flow Plus and INSEE Extra cement. INSEE Cement is the first certified ‘Green Cement’ in Sri Lanka with the Green Labeling certification awarded by the Green Building Council. The company is the only fully integrated cement manufacturer in Sri Lanka.

The parent company – Siam City Cement Public Company Limited (SCCC) has adapted and progressed to serve the construction needs of the region; its cement manufacturing facility in Saraburi, Thailand, is the world’s largest cement production complex. SCCC manufactures INSEE branded cement, Ready-Mix Concrete, construction aggregates and solutions to serve a widespread regional market that includes Cambodia, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Indonesia and Thailand, in addition to Sri Lanka. SCCC draws from the accumulated expertise and knowledge over decades of operation and is strongly focused on investing in rapidly advancing regional markets such as Sri Lanka, which show much promise in sustainable construction.

Today, as Sri Lanka’s sole cement manufacturer, it operates three key local facilities in Puttalam, Galle and Colombo. The Puttalam Cement Plant is the only fully integrated cement manufacturing plant in Sri Lanka, and the grinding plant is located in Galle port offering fresh cement, with higher strength and consistent in quality to the market.

INSEE Puttalam Cement Plant – The only fully integrated cement manufacturing plant in Sri Lanka

INSEE Cement has two terminals in the Colombo Port and Galle Port holding the capacity to consistently supply to our customers as per their changing demand.

The company has consolidated its position as the most preferred local manufacturer of cement in Sri Lanka, with its widespread distribution network comprised of over 7,000 dealers in retail segment located island-wide.

A wide range of tests and equipment to assess fresh and hardened concrete properties

  • Specified Tests for Self-Compacting Concrete
    • Flow Table Test – BS EN 12350-5:2019
    • J-Ring Test – BS EN 12350-12:2010
    • V Funnel – BS EN 12350-09:2010
    • L Box – EN 12350
  • Slump test – BS EN 12350-2 and ASTM C143
  • Density of fresh concrete – ASTM C138
  • Air content in fresh concrete – ASTM 231
  • Concrete bleeding – ASTM 232
  • Concrete setting time – ASTM C403
  • Compressive Strength up to 180 MPa – Testing Machines (3000 & 4000KN) – Double the existing strength standards in Sri Lanka
  • NDT for Compressive Strength up to 130 MPa – Impact Rebound Hammers – Double the existing equipment capacity in Sri Lanka
  • Flexural Strength – ASTM C78 / BS EN 12390-5-2019
  • Splitting Resistance – ASTM C-496 / EN 12390-6 / EN 1338
  • Concrete Specimen Grinding Machine – BS EN 12390-2 2019/ ASTM D4543

A wide range of tests and equipment to assess and ensure your aggregate grade meets the demand and requirement of your concrete.

  • INSEE Measurement Tools
    • INSEE Blue™ – Assess clay content as key quality indicator for manufactured and natural pit sand
    • INSEE Shape™ – Assess the grain shape particles as key quality indicator for manufactured sand
  • Coarse and fine aggregate particles size distribution – ASTM C136 / C136M – 19 & BS EN 933-1
  • Relative Density and Absorption of Coarse Aggregates – ASTM C127-12
  • Aggregate Impact Value (AIV) – BS EN 1097-2:2010
  • Flakiness Index & Elongation Index – BS EN 933-3:2012
  • Soundness Test of Aggregates – SN EN 206-1
  • Aggregate Crushing Value (ACV)- BS EN 1097-2:2010
  • Los Angeles Abrasion Test – ASTM C 131-06

A range of tests to assess properties of fresh concrete that go beyond the traditional ‘slump test’, improving the quality and consistency of concrete.

  • INSEE Measurement Tools
    • INSEE Flow™
    • INSEE Heat™
    • INSEE Color™
    • INSEE ConTemp™
  • ICAR Rheometer for paste, mortar & concrete toassess pumpability, flow resistance, thickness, slump retention, admixtures compatibility
  • Grout for Pre-Stressing Tendons – BS EN 445 2007
  • Electrical Conductivity for paste & mortar
  • Cementometer™ latest microwave technology for the determination of fresh concrete water to cement w/c ratio

Advanced testing with durability indicators to optimize structural performance and extend the service life of concrete structures exposed to severe environments.

  • Rapid Chloride Permeability Test - ASTM C1202
  • Bulk Electrical Conductivity of Hardened Concrete - ASTM C1760-12
  • Specific Resistivity - RILEM TC154 - AASHTO T358
  • Concrete Carbonation - Swiss SIA 262-1/1 CEN/TS 12390-12
  • O2 Permeability - RILEM 116-PCD CEMBUREAU Method
  • Capillary Water Absorption/ Sorptivity - Swiss SIA 262/1:2013 ASTM C1585-04
  • Initial Surface Absorption (ISAT) - BS 1881 Part 5
  • Water Permeability - EN 12390-8:2000
  • Concrete Sulphate Resistance - SIA 262-1/A