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|
Updated: September, 2014