JK Cement has over three decades of experience in cement manufacturing. It began with commercial production at Nimbahera, Rajasthan in May 1975. The company has an installed grey cement capacity of 7.5 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) which makes it one of the leading manufacturers in the country.
JK Cement is the second largest manufacturer of white cement in India, with an annual capacity of 400,000 tonnes, and value-added building products, such as wall putty, with an annual installed capacity of 300,000 tonnes.
JK Cement was the first company to install a captive power plant, in 1987 at Bamania, Rajasthan. It is also the first cement company to install a waste heat recovery power plant to take care of the need of green power. Today, at its different locations, the company has captive power generation capacity of over 100 megawatts (MW).
JK Cement: A Top Cement Manufacturer
|2012||Lays foundation for setting up a split grinding unit at Jhajjar, Haryana|
|2010||The Government of India issues a commemorative postal stamp in honour of Mr Lala Kamlapat Singhania – the visionary founder of the JK organisation.|
|2009||Commissions a 3 MTPA Greenfield plant in south at Muddapur, Karnataka|
|2005||Lists on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE)|
|1975||Enters cement business with 0.3 MTPA plant at Nimbahera and becomes one of the first few to enter the cement business|
Updated: June, 2014