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UltraTech Cement

  • Consolidated capacity of 116.8 million tonnes per annum (MTPA)
  • Consolidated capacity of 15 MTPA of white cement
  • 27 grinding units, 22 integrated plants, 7 bulk terminals and 1 clinkerisation plant
  • Total consolidated revenue of Rs. 44,239 crore (US$ 6.04 billion) in FY21
  • The largest manufacturer of ready mix-concrete in India

UltraTech Cement Ltd. is the largest manufacturer of grey cement, RMC, and white cement in India. It is also one of the leading cement producers globally. UltraTech as a brand embodies 'strength', 'reliability' and 'innovation'. Together, these attributes inspire engineers to stretch the limits of their imagination to create homes, buildings and structures that define the new India. Its operations span across India, UAE, Bahrain, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. It is also India's largest exporter of cement, reaching out to meet the demand in countries around the Indian Ocean and the Middle East. In the white cement segment, UltraTech goes to market under the brand name of Birla White. It has a white cement plant with a capacity of 0.68 MTPA and 2 wallcare putty plants. The company plans to expand cement capacity from nine MTPA to 14 MTPA in Anantapur district and Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh in 2020.

It plans to invest Rs. 1,500 crore (US$ 212.80 million) in capital expenditure in FY21.

Company Website: www.ultratechcement.com

UltraTech Cement: The Engineer's choice

2021

In August 2021, UltraTech Cement announced plans to increase cement capacity by 19.8 MTPA between 2022 and 2023. Upon completion of the project, which is valued at Rs. 6,510 crore (US$ 875 million), the capacity would rise to 136.3 MTPA.

UltraTech Cement acquired 3B Binani Glassfibre Sarl Luxembourg, a subsidiary of Binani Industries.
2020

UltraTech Cement has committed to the Global Cement and Concrete Association’s (GCCA) ‘2050 Climate Ambition’. The program aims at driving down the CO2 footprint of members’ operations and products, and their collective aspiration to deliver society with carbon neutral concrete by 2050

UltraTech Cement to invest Rs. 5,477 crore (US$ 776.99 million) to raise the capacity by 12.8 mtpa
2019

UltraTech became the first cement company globally to have more than 100 MTPA capacity in a single country outside of China

UltraTech Cement looked to exceed 25% green energy contribution to total energy consumption by 2020-21

2018 Became a member of EP100, a global leadership initiative.
2016 UltraTech Cement acquisition of cement units of Jaiprakash Associates Limited. Ultratech secures 4.09 LT of coal supply.
2012 UltraTech Cement Ltd has acquired 100 per cent equity shares of Gotan Limestone Khanij Udyog Pvt Ltd (GKUPL), Rajasthan.
2009 UltraTech to absorb Samruddhi to form India's biggest cement firm.
2004 Completion of the implementation process to demerge the cement business of Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T) and completion of open offer by Grasim, with the latter acquiring controlling stake in the newly formed company UltraTech.
2001 Grasim acquires 10 per cent stake in Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T). Subsequently increases stake to 15.3 per cent by October 2002 -Durgapur grinding unit.
1999 Acquired Narmada Cement Company Limited.
1980 Establishment of Grasim's first cement plant at Jawad in Madhya Pradesh.

 

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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.