Why Hebel

One of the worlds leading manufacturer of Hebel autoclaved aerated concrete (AAC), Xella Aircrete North America is transforming the building industry with Hebel, its ultra-lightweight concrete.

Committed to providing the United States with environmentally responsible building products that conserve material and energy usage, Xella’s Hebel Aerated Concrete is recognized as the largest producer in Europe by capacity based on management estimates based on different sources, including and member of the Green Building Council. In addition, it has a high UL rating for fire resistance.

Xella Aircrete North America is a division of Germany-based Xella International, which is owned by the private equity firms PAI partners and Goldman Sachs Capital Partners. More than 6.000 team members work (FTE as of 31 December 2014) for Xella’s total 97 plants and offices throughout 30 countries worldwide, including North America, Europe and Asia.

Hebel Aerated Concrete provides contractors with strong, easy-to-install blocks and panels that are one-third the weight of traditional concrete and replace traditional multi-step construction processes. In addition, Hebel is energy efficient, fire resistant and long lasting, which, over time, will reduce energy, insurance and maintenance costs to building owners. A wide range of industries can benefit from Hebel’s custom blocks and panels, including those in the commercial, educational, hospitality, industrial, institutional, governmental and residential markets.