Norcem Kjøpsvik is the northernmost cement plant in the world. It has an annual production of about 0.5 million tons of cement, and 150 employees.
The cement plant in Kjøpsvik was established in 1918 as Nordland Portland Cementfabrik.
The plant plays a key role in the community of Kjøpsvik and in the building industry in the northern part of Norway. In addition to markets in northern Norway, the plant in Kjøpsvik has a long tradition of producing cement and clinker for export.
Due to an excellent deep sea harbor, the capacity of handling large vessels has been an important asset.