Buzzi Unicem hosted the Governor of Missouri, Jay Nixon, at its headquarters earlier this year.
The governor was joined by Mike Downing, director of the Economic Development Department of Missouri; Richard Fordyce, director of the Department of Agriculture of Missouri; Tom Dempsey, president pro tempore of the senate; Speaker of the House John Diehl; State Senator Jill Schupp; state representative John Rizzo, and various entrepreneurs and representatives from local associations.
The delegation visited Italy, Germany and Spain to promote Missouri to international companies and to introduce the products made in Missouri worldwide to strengthen exports.
Buzzi Unicem has two cement plants, two distribution terminals and ready-mix and transport operations in Missouri. The company invested US$450 million in the state between 2007 and 2014