Birla Corporation Ltd is the flagship company of the MP Birla Group and was incorporated as Birla Jute Manufacturing Company Ltd in 1919. The Cement Division of Birla Corporation Ltd has seven plants - two each at Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and West Bengal, and one at Uttar Pradesh. They manufacture varieties of cement like Ordinary Portland Cement (OPC), 43 and 53 grades, Portland Pozzolana Cement (PPC), Fly Ash-based PPC, Low Alkali Portland Cement, Portland Slag Cement, Low Heat Cement and Sulphate Resistant Cement.
The cement is marketed under the brand names of Birla Cement Samrat, Birla Cement Khajuraho, Birla Cement Chetak and Birla Premium Cement, bringing the product under the common brand of Birla Cement while retaining the niche identity of SAMRAT for blended cement.
In addition, BCL also exports large quantities of cement to Nepal, under the brand names of Birla Cement Samrat, Birla Cement Khajuraho and Birla Cement. The special variety of Birla Cement Samrat, being produced by the company, is ideal for mass concrete, RCC/pre-stressed/precast structure (for reduced thermal crack), increased water tightness of concrete, increased resistance to sulphate soils and aggressive water and increased resistance to alkali aggregate reaction, besides having corrosion resistant properties.
Birla Cement Ltd: Quality Cement with Green Environment
|2009||Makes it to prestigious list of '200 Best Under a Billion Dollars' companies in the Asia-Pacific region|
|2008||Wins Greentech Environment Excellence Award from the Greentech Foundation|
|2007||Receives First Prize for Lowest Thermal Energy Consumption K. Cal/kg clinker under the 10th FLS Energy Awards|
|2004||Receives Best Energy Conservation Implementation Gold Award under the Rajiv Gandhi Memorial National Awards|
|2002||Wins Lal Bahadur Shastri Memorial National Award for Excellent Pollution Control Implementation|
Updated: September, 2014