Are you searching for the best cement brand (or Top 10 Cement Companies in India) for residential house construction?
Further, I have done a thorough study on top cement companies in India to come up with this report.
Top 10 list of cement companies is made according to the cement production and performance of these companies in the year 2016.
So, Here is the list of Top 10 cement companies in India:-
- UltraTech Cement
- ACC Cement
- Ambuja Cement
- Shree Cement
- Ramco Cement
- The India Cements Limited
- Binani Cement
- Wonder Cement
- JSW Cement
- Mycem Cement
Below is the short bio of the companies:-
1. Ultratech Cement
First in the list is Ultratech Cement with the total production capacity of 93 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) of grey cement.
Furthermore, it has 18 integrated plants, 1 clinkerisation plant, 25 grinding units and 7 bulk terminals.
The company was founded in 1983 and headquartered in Mumbai, India. K.K. Maheswari is the director of the company.
It operates across India, Bangladesh, Bahrain, UAE, and Sri Lanka.
For white cement segment, further, it adopts the brand name of Birla White. The Company has, in addition, a white cement plant with a capacity of 0.56 MTPA along with 2 Wall-Care putty plants with a combined capacity of 0.8 MTPA.
Fact: It has almost more than 100 Ready Mix Concrete (RMC) plants in India.
It sells ordinary portland cement, portland blast furnace slag cement, along with Portland pozzolana cement under the name of grey cement.
It sells white cement in addition to wall care putty under the name of Birla White. Furthermore, it sells Ready Mix Concrete and range of speciality concrete under the name of Ultratech Concrete.
It has almost 13155 employees strength. Its R&D centre is located in Kohr, Madhya Pradesh. Especially it is noteworthy that its parent company is Aditya Birla Group which is in the league of fortune 500 companies.
L&T House, N.M. Marg, Ballard Estate,
Mumbai, Maharashtra – 400 001
Tel: +91 22 67525656
Fax: +91 22 67525893
Second in the list of ACC Cement with the total production capacity of almost 33.42 million tonnes per annum.
Fact: It has 17 cement manufacturing sites, 50 concrete plants in addition to 50000 retail outlets in India.
The company was founded in 1936 and headquartered in Mumbai, India. N.S. Sekhsaria is the chairman of the company.
It has almost 7800 employee strength working for their company. Its R&D centre is located in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
Especially, it is noteworthy that its parent company is Lafarge Holcim Group which has a presence in almost 80 countries in the world.
121, Maharshi Karve Road
Mumbai – 400 020
Tel: +91 22 33024321
3. Ambuja Cement
Third in the list is Ambuja Cement with the production capacity of almost 29.65 million tonnes per annum.
Fact: It has 5 integrated cement manufacturing plants and 8 cement grinding units.
The company was founded in 1983 and headquartered in Mumbai, India. Suresh Kumar Neotia is the founder of the company.
It has a strength of almost 5183 employees working for the company.
Most of all, Ambuja Cement Ltd. is part of global conglomerate Lafarge Holcim.
Elegant Business Park, MIDC Cross Road ‘B’,
Off Andheri-Kurla Road, Andheri (E),
Tel: 022 – 40667000
4. Shree Cement
Fourth in the list is Shree Cement with the production capacity of 29.3 million tonnes per annum.
It has a total of 5 cement manufacturing plants and almost 4698 employees working for their company.
The company was founded in 1979 in Bewar in the Ajmer district of Rajasthan and headquartered in Kolkata, India. Benu Gopal Bangur is the executive chairman of the company.
Its R&D centre is located in Bewar and Ras, Uttar Pradesh.
21 Strand Road, Kolkata – 700 001,
5. Ramco Cement
Fifth in the list is Ramco Cement with the production capacity of 16.45 million tonnes per annum.
It has 8 cement manufacturing plants which include grinding unit and almost 2883 employees working for their company.
The company was founded in 1894 and headquartered in Chennai, India. Venkatarama Raju is the Managing Director and A. V. Dharmakrishnan is the CEO of the company.
In addition, the company also produces Ready Mix Concrete and Dry Mortar products. It’s R&D centre is located in Chennai.
Auras Corporate Centre
98-A Dr.Radhakrishnan Salai
Mylapore, Chennai – 600 004
Tel: 044 – 28478666, 044 – 28478656
Fax: 044 – 28478676
6. The India Cements Limited
Sixth in the list is The India Cement Limited with the production capacity of 15.5 million tonnes per annum.
It has 8 integrated cement plants and 2 grinding units.
The company was founded in 1946 and headquartered in Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India. N. Srinivasan is the Managing Director of the company.
It has almost 7500 employees working for their company and its R&D centre is located in ICL Dalavoi plant.
93, Santhome High Road,
Karpagam Avenue, R.A.Puram,
7. Binani Cement
Seventh in the list is Binani Cement with the production capacity of 11.25 million tons per annum.
The Company has 2 integrated plants, one in India and one in China, and grinding units in Dubai.
It produces OPC cement of two grades — 43 and 53 in addition to PPC cement.
The company was founded in 1996 and headquartered in Mumbai, India. Vinod Juneja is the Managing Director of the company.
12, J.N. Heredia Marg,
Mumbai – 400001, India
Tel: +91 – 22 – 22690506-10 / 22640040-44
Fax: +91 – 22 – 22690003 / 22640045
8. Wonder Cement
Eighth in the list is Wonder Cement with the production capacity of 6.75 million tonnes per annum.
Note:- It has only one cement plant located in Nimbahera, Rajasthan.
The company was founded in 2010 and headquartered in Udaipur, Rajasthan, India. Ashok Patni is the Chairman of the company.
It is noteworty that its manufacturing unit was established in technical collaboration with ThyssenKrupp and Pfeiffer Ltd. of Germany and follows all the international standards in the production of the cement.
17 Old Fatehpura,
Near Seva Mandir,
Rajasthan – 313004
9. JSW Cement
Ninth in the list is JSW Cement with the production capacity of 6 million tonnes per annum.
This Company has 3 cement production plants located in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, and Maharashtra.
It produces three types of cement namely Portland Slag Cement (PSC), Ordinary Portland Cement (OPC), and Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag (GGBF).
Its headquarters is located in Mumbai, India and Sajjan Jindal is the Managing Director of the company.
Bandra Kurla Complex,
Near MMRDA Grounds, Bandra East,
Tel: +91 22 4286 1000, +91 22 4286 3000
10. Mycem Cement
Tenth in the list is Mycem Cement with the production capacity of 5.4 million tones per annum.
It has 3 cement manufacturing plants located in Damoh (Madhya Pradesh), Jhansi (Uttar Pradesh) and Ammasandra (Karnataka).
It is especially relevant that Heidelberg Cement India uses the brand name Mycem cement to sell cement in India. Heidelberg Cement India is a subsidiary of Heidelberg Cement Group, Germany.
The company was founded in 1959 and headquartered in Gurgaon, Haryana, India. Sarangapani Mudaliar, Nandlal Hamirwasia, S.K Birla, Sushil Kumar Tiwari are the founders of the company.
9th Floor, Infinity Tower C
DLF Cyber City, Phase 2
Tel: +91 124 4503700
Fax: +91 124 414 7698
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