LUCEM and Holcim Germany are cooperating now

Thorsten Hahn (left), CEO HOLCIM (Deutschland) GmbH and Andeas Roye, CEO LUCEM
Thorsten Hahn (left), CEO HOLCIM (Deutschland) GmbH and Andeas Roye, CEO LUCEM


Hamburg / Aachen, August 20th 2019 - In June 2019, LUCEM (producer of light-transmitting concrete elements) and the building materials producer Holcim Deutschland and its subsidiary VETRA Betonfertigteile GmbH signed a cooperation agreement. The aim of the cooperation is to use the strengths of the partners for optimized production and improved sales channels as well as to jointly develop further new ideas for translucent concrete products. Design and lighting technology are at LUCEM, Holcim is primarily concerned with the concrete, including  raw materials, large-scale production in its own precast concrete plants of the subsidiary VETRA Betonfertigteilwerke GmbH as well as new marketing and distribution channels.


"I am looking forward to further cooperate. This is where partners come together who excellently complement each other with their strengths and thus further increase the innovative forces, "says Thorsten Hahn, CEO of Holcim (Deutschland) GmbH.


"The cooperation with the Holcim (Deutschland) Group gives our young company access to excellent production facilities as well as international market access via the global network," says Dr.-Ing. Andreas Roye, founder and CEO of LUCEM GmbH.


The cooperation partners recently launched the first joint communication measures: Holcim introduces LUCEM solutions in the new architectural concrete brochure.



About Holcim

Holcim is one of the leading manufacturers of building materials in Germany. Whether large or small projects: The employees of the companies of the Holcim Germany Group develop tailor-made solutions for craftsmen, builders, architects and engineers. Products such as cement, aggregates, ready-mix concrete or precast concrete products, as well as other services, provide solutions to some of society's greatest challenges: creating spaces for living and working, building infrastructure, facilitating mobility, securing energy supplies or realizing innovation. Holcim employs around 2,100 people at more than 150 locations in Germany and the Netherlands and is part of the world's leading building materials group LafargeHolcim Ltd.

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Special thanks to the design team in Amman: ParadigmDH

BAU 2019 : LUCEM presented the latest developments of
Light Transmitting Concrete technology in Munich:


Digital /Smart concrete
Concrete flooring with interactive illumination

New surfaces and colors

The new "LUCEM_LINE"


Thanks to all visitor for the interesting conversations and discussions.

November 19th 2018: lecture at hafencity university

LUCEM lecture on LIGHT TRANSMITTING CONCRETE at Hafencity University in Hamburg/Germany


October 2nd 2018: Article in Swiss magazine Architektur+Technik

LUCEM facade
Translucent facade

We are proud to see this outstanding facade project in the Swiss magazine Architektur+Technik.


Link to magazine.

9.6.2018 Mathes in Aachen starts selling lucem_lights

May 17th 2018: PUblication on _world Architects news.com_

LUCEM®_LINE facade in Amman published on the well known website:


World Architecture



Project designed by: Saja Nashashibi, PARADIGM DH/Amman

2018.03.: LUCEM at "sichtbeton" conference

Dr. Roye talks about new developments and trends of translucent concrete at the conference "Sichtbeton" in Hannover, Leipzig and Berlin.


2018.03.: LUCEM at light + building

LUCEM says thank you to all the visitors and the many interesting conversations.


18. - 23.03.2018

hall 5.1, stand A23



Link to an interactive 360° view of the LUCEM booth. 

2017.11.: LUCEM presentation during big 5 in dubai

LUCEM presentation during Big 5 in Dubai (Sunday, November 26th 2017)


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2017.09.: LUCEM at international Trade Fair for amenity areas, sports and pool facilities from 7.-10. November in cologne



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2017.08.: LUCEM Lichtbeton at textile museum St. Gallen (CH) from 23.8.17 till 2.4.18

The exhibition shows the unknown side of the textile industry, away from fashion and interior decoration. These little-known textiles with their often surprising properties play an important role in almost every aspect of our lives: the possibilities of use of the New Stuff range from medicine, the construction sector and the construction of vehicles to the extraction and saving of energy. At first glance, many of them are often not recognizable as fiber-based materials or textile structures. They are the product of complex technical research and elaborate manufacturing processes, which have nothing to do with the conventional concept of textile production.

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2017.08.: LUCEM-lecture at the event "Froum zukunft bauen" on 14.09.2017

With this year's Forum, the InformationsZentrum Beton, with the participation of the Informationsgemeinschaft Betonwerkstein eV, would like to present the latest state of development in the extensive range of demanding visual concrete.

The concretes of the future impress with their unique appearance, whether as a wall or floor surface. Modern terrazzo floors also offer numerous possibilities for the application of cement-bound construction.

Even translucent concretes are now possible on a large scale and offer new perspectives for special technical requirements and a unique spectacular architecture.

In the forum many project examples are presented. It also shows how concrete architectural and architectural requirements can be met by using concrete technology.

The event is aimed especially at architects, planners, builders and builders.


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Wir bedanken uns bei allen die uns auf der BAU 2017 besucht haben. 


2016.11.04 LUCEM at Fiabci prix d'Excellence 2016 Germany

LUCEM produced the trophy of the Fiabci Prix d'Excellence 2016 designed by artist Thomas Eller.


The award ceremony took place in Ritz Carlton, Berlin on the 04th of November.


LUCEM congratulates all awardes.

2016.10.25.-29. LUCEM at Orgatec in Cologne

LUCEM was at the Orgatec 2016 in Cologne from 25th to 29th of October on the stand of


König + Neurath



Link: Orgatec 2016 in Köln

2016.04.11.-17. LUCEM at bauma in Munich

LUCEM has been at the Bauma 2016 in Munich from 11th to 17th of April on the booth of


LANXESS (Hall B1, Stand 124) and


REMEI (Hall B1, Stand 243)


Link: Bauma 2016 in München

2015.12. LUCEM in der WDR Lokalzeit

The local TV sender WDR presented a short film about the Al Aziz mosque project in Abu Dhabi.


Our CEO, Dr. Roye, has been live in studio to give answers to the questions.


We would like to say thank you to the WDR studios for this nice report.

2015.09. LUCEM at Fiabci Prix d'Excellence Germany

LUCEM produced the trophy of the Fiabci Prix d'excellence 2015 designed by artist Thomas Eller.


The award ceremony took place in Ritz Carlton, Berlin on the 18th of September.


LUCEM congratulates all awardes.

2015.04. First facade in Turkey

In Izmir, Turkey a 40m high and 3.6m wide LUCEM light transmitting concrete fascade has been finished.

2015.01. LUCEM auf der Bau

LUCEM was at the BAU 2015 in Munich from 19th to 24th of January.


We would like to thank our visitors for their lively interest.


Link: Bau 2015 in München

2014.06.07 - 2014.11.23 LUCEM auf der Biennale in Venedig

From the 7th of June until the 23rd of November LUCEM wil be represented at 'La Biennale di Venezia'.


In the wall room of the architectural fundamentals LUCEM will provide a 6m x 3m exhibition wall.


Link: Biennale

2014.03. LUCEM Installation in Marbella/Spain

First installation finished in Spain.

2014.02.28 LUCEM at UK concrete show

LUCEM Lichtbeton has been at the UK Concrete Show from February 27 to 28 in Birmingham together with our partner Telling Architectural.


We demonstrated a façade section as well as a variety of reference projects.


We would like to thank our visitors for the vivid interest in our product and Telling Architectural for the great support!

2013.08. LUCEM nominiert für GreenTec Awards

The entire LUCEM Team always focuses on sustainable projects with Light Transmitting Concrete - ressources- and energy-saving minded.


We are very proud now, that this mindset - on the example of the worlds first facade with LUCEM light transmitting concrete - has been nominated by an online-voting and a jury for the GreenTec Awards 2013.


Thanks to all, who have voted for us. We understand this nomination as an incentive to go ahead with our environmenally friendly approach in the international building business.

2013.04.26 International day of intellectual property

International day of intellectual property.


LUCEM contributed to a discussion in Berlin on April 26th 2013.

2013.02.07-05 LUCEM auf der Surface Design show

LUCEM Lichtbeton has been at the Surface Design Show 2013 from February 5 to 7 in London together with our partner Telling Architectural.


We demonstrated our display - a façade section - with an colorchanging LED light system - suitable for media facade applications.


We would like to thank our visitors for the vivid interest in our product and Telling Architectural for the great support!

2013.01.19-15 LUCEM auf der Bau in München

The great run (235.000 visitors) on the BAU 2013, leading fair for architecture, materials and systems showed once again the international importance of this exhibition.


The LUCEM booth attracted a lot of attention and we were able to talk to many visitors. 


LUCEM presented the four mayor applications of our product:


LUCEM for Media Facades

LUCEM in Interior Works

LUCEM Floors

LUCEM for Furniture


Thanks to all visitors for their interest in LUCEM Light Transmitting Concrete.

2013.01.29 Lichtbeton im ARD - Wissen vor 8

On Nov. 29th LUCEM translucent concrete was featured on the TV show "Wissen vor acht". The episode was aired on ARD - the 1st German television - just before the evening news.


Tue. 11/29 7:45pm on ARD


Link: Wissen vor acht



ARD/Harald Cremer/pro in space (S2).

2012.11.16 LUCEM at ArkiForum in Santo Domingo

We are proud that our spanish distribution partner will represent LUCEM on the 16th of November at the ArkiForum 2012, Foro de Arquitectura de la República Dominicana this year.

2012.09.25 LUCEM präsentiert die erste Lichtbetonfassade

The first fassade made of LUCEM translucent concrete will be finished soon, the final panel has just been mounted.


The opening ceremony with special lightshow will take place on Thursday, December 6th 2012.

2012.06.14 LUCEM stellt die Awards für den europäischen Patentaward her

On the 14th June 2012 the European Inventor Award was awarded by the European Patent Office in co-operation with the Danish EU Council Presidency, the Danish Patent and Trademark Office as well as the European Commission.


The award was traditionally presented in the categories Industry, SMEs, Research, Non-European countries and Lifetime achievement.


We are very pleased that this year the awards are made of LUCEM light transmitting concrete.


2011.05.23 LUCEM lectures at RWTH Aachen University

This semester I had the chance to lecture on technical textiles in construction and translucent concrete applications. This was part of lecture course on technical textiles at the Institut für Textiltechnik at RWTH Aachen University.


Thanks a lot for the great response!


We consider training of young academics a responibility as well as great opportunity for our company. So if you are looking for an internship or a company to do your thesis paper, please conact us!


Dr.-Ing. Andreas Roye

2011.01.22 LUCEM auf der Bau in München

The great run on the fair BAU 2011, leading fair for architecture, materials and systems brought record numbers of visitor. This underlined impressively the status of BAU as a leading fair in the construction industry. During 6 days about 230.000 visitors visited the fair at the Neue Messe Munich.


The spectacular design of LUCEM booth attracted a lot of attention and many visitors. In total, 1900 conversations were hold with the intention to continue them after the fair.

LUCEM LINE and LUCEM STARLIGHT were installed as wall reliefs up to 6 meters high with thicknesses from 30 mm up to 180 mm. In addition a portion of the floor was made up of large format LUCEM STARLIGHT plates - enduring thousands of feet!


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