Messages from President & VIP

Since it was founded in 1929 with the patenting of a special bitumen emulsion process, Colas has enjoyed continued growth both in France and abroad. The Group is now world leader in the construction and maintenance of roads and has expanded its activity to include all transport infrastructures, urban development and recreation facilities. Ongoing reinforcement of its industrial network lies at the heart of Colas’ development strategy.

Colas’ wealth resides in the diversity, specificity and originality of its 800 works centers and 1,400 materials production units operating in 40 countries on five continents. The Group is backed by the know-how of the 70,000 men and women who work on more than 100,000 projects worldwide each year, united around a cornerstone of strong common values.

A reference in its field, Colas endeavors to always remain exemplary in terms of ethics, safety, the management of people, protection of the environment and profitable development. With a ceaseless desire to promote innovation, Colas is paving the way to socially responsible roads.