On 16th of December 2018 Lode Group has acquired a renowned manufacturer of refractories Polska Ceramika Ogniotrwała “Żarów” S.A.

PCO “Żarów” S.A. is a leader of the aluminosilicate refractory materials market and its production plant in Żarów, which currently employs 260 people, is one of the most advanced production facilities of this kind in the world.

Following this recent acquisition Lode Group now employs a total of 700 people in its eight production facilities. Four main areas of Lode Group’s operations are: concrete solutions, clinker products, ceramic blocks and refractory materials.


The acquisition is an integral part of the overall Lode Group’s strategy aimed at strengthening its position as one of the largest privately-owned ceramic building and refractory materials producer in Central and Eastern Europe.

Moreover, it provides a solid base for further expansion, into wider international markets, both as the manufacturer of materials and also provider of engineering services, via its subsidiary PCO “Serwis” S.A.


Lode Group

The Group consists of six major companies in the construction sector:

  • Lode SIA
  • LHL Klinkier Sp. z o.o. (former CRH Klinkier Sp. z o.o.)
  • Cerpol-Kozłowice S.A.
  • Patoka Industries Ltd Sp. z o.o.
  • TeknoAmerBlok Sp. z o.o.
  • PCO „Żarów” S.A.



Eight product brands, recognised and valued on international markets, are included in Lode Group’s portfolio:

  • Lode Premium;
  • Lode;
  • Keraterm Premium;
  • LHL Klinkier;
  • Patoka;
  • Cerpol;
  • TAB;
  • PCO „Żarów”.



Lode Group’s operations are focused on four main areas of production:

  • Clinker products (Lode, Patoka);
  • Ceramic blocks (Keraterm, Cerpol, LHL Klinkier);
  • Concrete solutions (TAB);
  • Refractory materials (PCO „Żarów”).


Lode Group operates 8 professional production plants located in Poland and Latvia, with its Headquarters in Warsaw:

  • Liepa, Ciasna (clinker products);
  • Ane, Kozłowice, Gozdnica (ceramic blocks);
  • Nasielsk, Sierakowice (concrete solutions);
  • Żarów (refractory materials).

Lode SIA

Lodes street 1
Priekuli region LV-4128

Lode-Polska Sp. z o.o.

ul. Janka Muzykanta 60
02-188 Warszawa
tel. 22 668 77 84

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