Mashav is a holding company that was established in 1963 and operates in the areas of infrastructure, imports and energy. The company is owned by Clal Industries, a member of the global Access Industries Group. Access is one of the leading holding companies in the world. The company was established in 1986 and is active in industry, communications and real estate, in dozens of countries worldwide.
Mashav has three main sectors of operations, some of which are centralized under its subsidiaries:
1. Operations in the cement sector – Mashav is the parent company of Nesher Israeli Cement Enterprises Ltd.
2. Operations in the energy sector – Mashav is the parent company of Mashav Energy.
3. Foreign trade operations – Mashav centralizes all of the group’s import and export operations.
Nesher – Nesher is the leading producer of cement in Israel, and constitutes a cornerstone in the development of the construction and infrastructure sector in Israel. The company has been active for over 90 years, and supplies most of the cement consumption in the Israeli market. The company’s flagship plant is located in Ramla and is one of the largest cement plants in the world, in terms of both production volumes and the use of environmentally friendly manufacturing technologies.
Mashav Energy – Mashav Energy was established in 2004 with the aim of centralizing all of the company operations in the energy sector, while penetrating into the Independent Power Producer (IPP) sector. The company owns Nesharim Leading Energy (2014), which in turn owns a power station with an output capacity of 120 MW, utilizing combined cycle technology, located in proximity to the Nesher cement plant in Ramla, in addition to Pumped Storage at Nesher, that is developing a pumped storage facility with an output capacity of approximately 220 MW in the Carmel hills.