L-R: Hima Sales Director, Israel Tinkasimiire, Chairman of Construction Hardware Dealers Association Abbas Mutyaba and Allan Ssemakula the Hima Cement Marketing Director unveil the new Supaset cement brand

Hima Cement has today announced the launch of an improved and efficient brand, Supaset that is set to increase efficacy by at least 40%.

“We are committed to developing and improving to provide high quality products that our customers can trust and rely on. Our products adhere to the stringent quality standards and undergo very strict testing procedures to ensure reliability.” Said Hima Cement Marketing Director Mr. Allan Ssemakula at the Launch of Supaset 32.5R at the company head offices in Kampala.

Under the tagline, ‘strength and speed in one bag’ Supaset is consistent in quality and is fast setting. This new development comes to reinforce the company’s commitment to innovations that cater to the everyday needs of their customers

“Our innovations not only surpass everyday solutions but also offer greater ease of use for every product developed. Supaset has been revamped with that in mind, to save our customers time and money as they set about their construction projects”

Hima Cement focuses on understanding the needs of its customers and applying its unparalleled technical strength to provide user-friendly, quality solutions that contribute to the elimination of some traditional building steps, promoting faster working, enhanced productivity and cost optimization.

We know that in these times more than ever, time is more valuable to our customers. With this new product, we shall see our customers enjoying the fast, consistent, cost effective results synonymous with using Supaset.” Said Allan.

SupaSet is suitable for high strength, medium and low strength concrete projects that include among others, flooring for both domestic and industrial purposes, making foundations, blocks and other everyday maintenance and renovation projects. Some of the Cement’s qualities include

  • High early strength
  • Rapid setting
  • Aesthetically appealing/ Dark colour
  • Low Shrinkage (Minimal cracks)
  • Consistent performance


Supaset 32.5 R is an innovative product which is specifically geared at meeting the fast setting and high early strength demands of the structural concrete and precast markets. It has been certified by ISO and UNBS to ensure it meets both International and Local Standards

About Hima Cement

Hima Cement Ltd, a subsidiary of Bamburi Cement Group was created in 1998, as part of Lafarge Group. With two plants in Uganda – Hima Plant in Kasese  and Tororo Grinding Station in Tororo – Hima Cement has a total  cement production capacity of 1.7 million tonnes of cement annually and employ over 2500 people directly and indirectly. Hima Cement is committed to being the preferred provider of cement and concrete based building solutions in East Africa with a strong focus on customer experience. Itcurrently servesits core markets of Uganda and Rwanda and exports to Eastern DRC and South Sudan.

Our clients benefit from the technical expertise and product innovation that are the hallmark of LafargeHolcim, the world leader in building materials with a global presence and over 175 years of experience. Since July 2015, Hima Cement Ltd is a member of the LafargeHolcim Group.

About LafargeHolcim

LafargeHolcim operates four businesses segments: Cement, Aggregates, Ready-Mix Concrete and Solutions & Products, which includes precast concrete, asphalt, mortar and building solutions. LafargeHolcim’s broad portfolio is focused on solving the toughest challenges that masons, builders, architects and engineers face, from urbanization to population growth and the demand for affordable housing. Headquartered in Switzerland, LafargeHolcim holds leading positions in all regions across the globe. It employs approximately 80,000 employees in around 80 countries and has a portfolio that is equally balanced between developing and mature markets.

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