Small-scale lime burning has a very long history in the area around Billingen. In 1916, the stock company Gullhögens Bruk was founded in Skövde and the first cement factory was established in the city in 1923. Gullhögens Bruk was acquired by and incorporated into Cementa in 1973.
Today, the cement production is located in connection to a large quarry, northwest of Våmb church village. Cement is the main ingredient in concrete, used in buildings and infrastructure. The plant is of major industrial historical interest for both the region of Skaraborg and the city of Skövde.