Castle Cement meets 25 per cent of the UK demand for cement from three works in north Wales, Lancashire and Rutland supported by marine terminals in Avonmouth and Humberside, and a network of depots. Castle employs 1,200 people across the UK. The company has developed over the last two decades into a major force in the UK cement industry. Through acquisitions, it has brought together regional manufacturing whose history stretches back to the very beginnings of commercial cement production in England and Wales. The company is part of HeidelbergCement, a world-wide building materials group. To satisfy the needs and aspirations of the customers, the employees, the shareholders and the wider community through the sustainable manufacture and marketing of cement and related products in the UK.