By Douglas Muriithi
As part of its commitment to continuously drive
excellence and innovation in the building and
construction industry, Bamburi Cement Limited
has launched a new product to the market
This marks yet another milestone for Bamburi
Cement, which is committed to providing
sustainable construction solutions to the
Speaking during the launch, Bamburi Cement
Chief Executive Officer Seddiq Hassani said the
Company’s key priority and focus has been to
offer innovative end user products and services
to meet more specific and unique construction
“Our contribution as a company has been to
help reduce complexity in the building process,
especially for the home builder, by providing
application based products that are easy to
understand, chose and use”.
Fundi is formulated with enhanced capabilities
for masonry and plaster works.
It is an application-based cement that can be
used in brick and block laying, plastering,
rendering, screed and repair works.
Hassani, further said that Fundi, similar to other
Bamburi products, will be manufactured under
stringent processes to deliver in line with best
practices and offer innovative solution that will
deliver enhanced value to customers.
“In developing Fundi Cement, besides
affordability, our key consideration is quality
and technical attributes for specific use by our
Fundi Cement is therefore the coming together
of the best technological innovation and
highest product quality to deliver a product that
is in tandem with market and consumer needs.
We have a unique understanding of the needs
of the cement users and that is why we take the
lead in providing real solutions that deliver
more technical and economic benefits,” he
Hassani further noted the launch of Fundi
demonstrates Bamburi’s commitment to
maintaining leadership by offering innovative
end user products to meet more specific and
unique construction needs.
Bamburi Cement has been offering application-
based cement products for the last 15 years.
In addition to this new product, Bamburi
Cement announced a new look and feel of their
existing cement product including Nguvu,
Tembo and Powermax in a bid to better
communicate each brands value proposition
(applications and benefits) with a
standardization in ‘look and feel’ for all Bamburi
The newly launched affordable Fundi cement
comes at a time the Kenya government is
stepping up its affordable housing agenda that
seeks to achieve the target of 500,000
affordable houses by 2022.