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Madras Cement Ltd

  • Fifth largest cement producer in India
  • Most popular cement brand in South India
  • Operates one of the largest wind farms in India
  • Pioneer in cement technology

Madras Cements Ltd was established in 1961. Formerly known as Ramco Cements Ltd, it is the flagship company of the Ramco Group, a well-known business group of South India. It is headquartered at Chennai. The main product of the company is Portland cement, manufactured in eight state-of-the art production facilities that include integrated cement plants and grinding units with a current total production capacity of 15.5 million tonnes per annum (MTPA).

The company is the fifth largest cement producer in the country and the most popular cement brand in South India. Madras Cements also produces ready mix concrete and dry mortar products, and operates one of the largest wind farms in India. In addition to its manufacturing facilities, it also has two packaging terminals, one each in the states of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. The company also owns a state-of-the-art research centre at Chennai.


Madras Cement Ltd: Producers of State-of-the-art Cement

2012 Wins the CII Environmental Best Practices Award
2010 Wins the National Award for Energy Conservation from CII
2009 Ariyalur plant begins operations with a capacity of 2 MTPA
2002 Commissions a state-of-art dry mortar plant near Sriperumpudur, Tamil Nadu
2000 Acquires Gokul Cements in Mathod in Karnataka
1962 First plant starts its operation at Ramasamy Raja Nagar, Tamil Nadu
India’s overall cement production capacity was nearly 545 million tonnes (MT) in FY20 and accounted for over 8% of the global installed capacity in FY20.