1. UltraTech Cement Ltd, 2. ACC Ltd, 3. Shree Cement Ltd, 4. Ambuja Cements Ltd, 5. JK Cement Limited, 6. The Ramco Cements Ltd, 7. India Cements Ltd, 8. JK Laxmi Limited, 9. Orient Cement Ltd, 10. Heidelberg Cement India Ltd. Any structure's backbone is made of cement. Some cement production companies in India have made it their mission to supply the best cement for construction. India is the world's second-largest cement producer, both in terms of output and consumption. The best cement brands are those that are made in India. In the cement industry, there is more competition, with each brand claiming to be superior than the others. The market is dominated by a small number of brands, and many more are joining the market. The following is a list of the top Cement Companies in India.
- UltraTech Cement Ltd
- ACC Ltd
- Shree Cement Ltd
- Ambuja Cements Ltd
- JK Cement Limited
- The Ramco Cements Ltd
- India Cements Ltd
- JK Laxmi Limited
- Orient Cement Ltd
- Heidelberg Cement India Ltd
UltraTech Cement Ltd
UltraTech Cement Ltd is a Mumbai-based Indian cement manufacturer. It is India’s leading producer of white cement, grey cement, and ready-mix concrete (RMC). It is India’s best cement. It is also the world’s biggest cement producer, and the only country outside of China with a capacity of more than 100 million tons. The Aditya Birla Group owns Ultra Tech, which is a subsidiary of Grasim Industry.
It has a total capacity of 116.75 MTPA for grey cement production. It has activities in India, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and Sri Lanka. UltraTech Cement operates 23 integrated plants, 26 grinding units, seven bulk terminals, and one clinkerisation facility. (By September 2020, 2.0 MTPA will be operational.)
In white cement segment, UltraTech brand name of Birla White. 2 Wall Care putty plants with a combined capacity of 0.85 MTPA and a white cement plant with a combined capacity of 0.68 MTPA. With 100+ Ready Mix Concrete (RMC) units in 39 locations, UltraTech is India’s largest concrete maker. According to revenue, it is India’s first-largest cement company.
Register office: Mumbai
Market Cap: Rs. 133,058.23 Cr.
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Associate Cement Companies is an acronym for Associate Cement Companies. ACC Limited is one of India’s biggest cement makers. It is India’s second-largest cement manufacturer. It has 17 cement factories, 09 captive power plants, 90+ ready mix concrete plants, 6,643+ employees, a large distribution network of 50,000+ dealers and retailers, and a nationwide sales network.
Since its founding in 1936, ACC has constantly set standards in cement and concrete technology. ACC cement is the foundation of renowned sites across the country, from the Bhakra Nangal Dam in 1960 to the Mumbai-Pune Expressway. ACC Cement was acquired by the Swiss Holcim Group in 2005. Following that, in 2015, Holcim and Lafarge merged to establish Lafarge Holcim, the world’s leading provider of building materials and solutions.
ACC has extensive mining experience as the world’s largest limestone user. It is one of India’s largest cement producers, as well as one of the country’s largest clients of domestic coal, Indian Railways, and a significant user of the country’s road transport network services for internal and outward material and product mobility.
Market Cap: Rs. 30,583.03 Cr.
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Shree Cement Ltd
Shree Cement is an Indian cement producer with headquarters in Kolkata. It was founded in 1979 in Beawar, Rajasthan’s Ajmer district. It is one of Northern India’s most well-known cement brands. It also produces and sells power under the names Shree Mega Power and Shree Power (Captive Power Plant) (Independent Power Plant). In terms of revenue, Shree Cement was undoubtedly India’s third-largest cement firm in 2020.
In the year 1984, a public issue was released. The National Stock Exchange (“NSE”) and the Bombay Stock Exchange (“BSE”) both list the company. It is home to 8 cement production units and 5411+ employees. Shree Cement was placed 4th in the Responsible Business Rankings at IIM Udaipur in 2017.
Plants can be found in Uttarakhand’s Laksar (Roorkee), Chhattisgarh’s Raipur, Rajasthan’s Beawar, Ras, Khushkhera, Jobner (Jaipur), and Suratgarh, Haryana’s Panipat, Uttar Pradesh’s Bulandshahar, and Bihar’s Aurangabad. The Shree cement company had a revenue of 58.58 billion and a net profit of 7.872 billion in 2013-14, compared to 55.90 billion and a net profit of 10.39 billion in 2012-13.
Register office: Kolkata
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Ambuja Cements Ltd
Gujarat Ambuja Cement Limited is a subsidiary of Ambuja Cements Limited. It is the fourth-largest cement manufacturer in India. Narotam Sekhsaria and Suresh Neotia, two traders with minimal expertise of cement or manufacturing, founded Ambuja Cement in 1983.
LafargeHolcim, a worldwide business, owns Ambuja Cements Ltd. It is one of India’s most well-known cement companies, with a reputation for providing simple home-building solutions. Since 2006, the company has had a cooperation with Holcim, the world’s second-largest cement maker.
Holcim had purchased a 14.8% promoters’ share in GACL for INR 21.4 billion in January. Holcim now owns 61.62 percent of Ambuja Cements’ stock. From a single plant in 1986 with a capacity of 700,000 TPA to a cement behemoth in 2016 with eight cement grinding units and five integrated cement manufacturing plants with a combined capacity of 29.65 MTPA.
Market Cap: Rs. 50,405.60 Cr.
JK Cement Limited
JK Cement was founded in 1975, with its first manufacturing facility in Rajasthan. JK Cement employs a qualified and professional team to ensure that high-quality cement is delivered. From humble beginnings in 1974 at Nimbahera in Rajasthan with a capacity of 0.3 million tonnes, the company has grown to have an installed grey cement capacity of 14 million tonnes, with factories in Rajasthan, Karnataka, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh.
With an annual capacity of 6, 18,000 tonnes, JK White Cement is India’s second-largest white cement factory, as well as the country’s major producer of wall putty.
Their plants help them achieve our core vision of being the preferred manufacturer of cement and cement-based products and partnering India’s growth story, with total grey cement capacity of 14 million tonnes, white cement capacity of 1.2 million tonnes (including the capacity of Fujairah – 0.6 MnTPA), and wall putty capacity of 9,00,000 tonnes.
It produces grey cement in three sites in Rajasthan’s northern state of Rajasthan: Gotan, Nimbahera, and Mangrol. It also operates a grey cement plant in Jharli, Haryana’s Jhajjar district, and another in Muddapur, Karnataka’s Bagalkot district.
The grey cement facility in Nimbahera and Mangrol has received numerous awards and recognition, the most notable of which is IMS Comprising of ISO-9001:2008 for QMS and ISO-14001:2004 for EMS.
Register office: Kanpur
Market Cap: Rs. 14,765 Cr.
The Ramco Cements Ltd
Ramco Cements is the flagship company of the Ramco Group, a well-known South Indian corporate conglomerate. Chennai is the company’s headquarters.
Portland cement is the company’s major product, which is produced in eight state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities, including grinding units and integrated cement plants, with a current total production capacity of 16.45 MTPA (out of which satellite grinding units capacity alone is 4 MTPA).
The company is the country’s sixth-largest cement producer. The company also manufactures Dry Mortar and Ready Mix Concrete, as well as operating one of the country’s largest wind farms.
Register office: Tamil Nadu
Market Cap: Rs. 18,598.68 Cr.
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India Cements Ltd
In 1946, two persons, Shri S N N Sankaralinga Iyer and Sri T S Narayanaswami, founded India Cements Limited. India Cement is ranked seventh among India’s leading cement companies.
They possessed the vision to inspire hopes for an industrial India, the capacity to turn those ideas into reality, and the ability to forge lasting relationships and a bright future.
India Cements has expanded steadily over the previous two decades, from a two-plant corporation with a capacity of just 1.3 million tonnes per annum in 1989 to a total capacity of 15.5 million tonnes per annum today.
India Cements today operates eight integrated cement facilities in Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, and Rajasthan, as well as two grinding units in Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra, respectively.
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JK Laxmi Limited
JK Lakshmi Cement Limited is a subsidiary of the JK Group, which has been in operation for over 132 years. JK Lakshmi Cement (JKLC) was founded in 1982 at a village in Rajasthan’s District Sirohi. With an annual sales of around Rs. 4000 crores and a production capacity of 13.30 million tonnes, JK Lakshmi Cement Limited stands out.
JK Lakshmi Cement is the driving force behind several of India’s most recognizable monuments, including the Indira Gandhi Nahar Pariyojna, the Sardar Sarovar Project, the Golden Quadrilateral, Mundra, and Kandla Ports, to mention a few.
JKSmartBlox is made from fly ash, a waste product, and is made in Germany using top-of-the-line technology. With its unique tongue and groove design, they are lighter, larger, and easier to deal with than ordinary bricks.
Market Cap: Rs. 3,423.02 Cr.
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Orient Cement Ltd
Orient Cement was founded in 1979 as a division of Orient Paper & Industries. It was demerged in 2012, and since then, it has grown to become one of India’s fastest-growing and leading cement producers.
In 1982, Orient Cement began producing cement in Devapur, Telangana’s Adilabad District. Nashirabad in Jalgaon, Maharashtra, added a split-grinding facility in 1997. Orient Cement’s integrated cement facility in Chittapur, Gulbarga, Karnataka, began commercial production in 2015.
They serve Maharashtra, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, and sections of Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Gujarat, and Chhattisgarh with a total capacity of 8 MTPA. It has ISO 9001:2015, EMS ISO 14001:2015, OHSMS 45001:2015, ISO 19011:2018, ISO 50001:2011, and ISO 27001:2013 certifications. Orient Cement is one of just two Indian cement companies to get the Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance’s prestigious TPM (Total Plant Maintenance) excellence award.
Register office: Jalgaon
Market Cap: Rs. 1,316.28 Cr.
Heidelberg Cement India Ltd
Heidelberg Cement India Limited (HCIL/Company) is a German subsidiary of the Heidelberg Cement Group. Damoh (Madhya Pradesh) and Jhansi (Uttar Pradesh) are the company’s operations in Central India, whereas Ammasandra is in Southern India (Karnataka).
Through the expansion of its facilities in Central India in 2013, the Company boosted its capacity to 5.4 million tons per annum. The Company has increased its market share in Central India, including Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh, as well as in Bihar, Haryana, and Uttarakhand, thanks to the new manufacturing capacity.
The Heidelberg Cement Group is a global market leader in aggregates and a major player in cement, concrete, and other downstream industries, as well as one of the world’s top construction materials producers. The Group employs 52,600 manpower at 2,500 locations in more than 40 countries.
Register office: Gurgaon, Haryana
Market Cap: Rs. 4,500.54 Cr.
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