Cement is one of the most important materials in the present era of infrastructural development as it find large scale applications. From a small house to a huge dam, cement is used everywhere.
The different types of cement are produced by cement companies in India like white cement, portland cement, quick setting cement, coloured cement, etc. There are many cement companies operating in the country and supplying cement required for the infrastructural development of the country. To know the top 10 biggest cement companies in India 2016, checkout the list given below:
10. Orient Cement Limited
A part of the C K Birla Group, Orient Cement Limited is an ISO certified cement company, which was incorporated in 1979. It is growing swiftly and presently operates 3 manufacturing plants in Telangana, Maharashtra and Karnataka.
The company produces high quality cement and presently has an annual production capacity of 8 Million Tonnes. Cement produced by the company is used in residential construction, coastal construction, industrial construction, etc.
9. Prism Cement Limited
Prism Cement Limited is a leading player in this segment and number nine in the list of top 10 biggest cement companies in India 2016. The company produces premium quality of cement and holds a wide network of more than 3,500 dealers in the country.
8. JK Lakshmi Cement Limited
Winner of Greentech Safety Award, JK Lakshmi Cement Limited was established in the year 1982. JK Lakshmi Cement Limited has 4 manufacturing plants in the country and an annual production capacity of more than 8 Million Tonnes.
The company has a strong network of more than 3,000 dealers in the country, that ensures its products reaches easily to a large population. It partners with big corporations like NTPC, Reliance, Essar and many more.
7. J. K. Cement Limited
With an annual production capacity of more than 10 Million Tonnes, J. K. Cement Limited is among the biggest cement companies in the country. The company has 6 manufacturing plants that produces grey cement and white cement.
6. Dalmia Cement
Started in 1939, Dalmia Cement is now among the front runners in the Indian Cement Industry. It has three manufacturing plants in the country that have an annual production capacity of 9 Million Tonnes.
5. Ramco Cements Limited
Founded in 1894, Ramco Cements Limited is number five in the list of top 10 biggest cement companies in India 2016. A part of the Ramco Group, Ramco Cements Limited has 8 manufacturing facilities in the country.
Portland Cement and Ready Mix Concrete are some of the products of the company. The company also has packing terminal and research centre in Tamil Nadu.
4. ACC Limited
Started in 1936, ACC Limited is a leading cement producer in the country and produces more than 23 Million Tonnes of cement annually. Winner of Green Manufacturing Excellence Award, ACC Limited offer a wide range of products, which are used in purpose of construction.
3. Ambuja Cements Limited
Established in 1983, Ambuja Cements Limited operates five manufacturing plants and among the leading cement producers in the country. The company is a part of the LafargeHolcim and holds a strong presence in the western, eastern and northern part of the country.
2. Shree Cement Limited
Shree Cement Limited has an annual production capacity of more than 23 Million Tonnes and occupied second spot in the list of top 10 biggest cement companies in India 2016. The company was started in 1979 and presently operates 9 manufacturing plants in the country.
1. UltraTech Cement Limited
Established in 1983, UltraTech Cement Limited is the biggest cement company in India with an annual production capacity of more than 67 Million Tonnes of grey cement. The company has 13 integrated plants and offers a wide range of products like portland cement, white cement, ready mix concrete, waterproofing solutions, etc.
The company also has more than 100 concrete plants in over 30 cities in the country, that makes it the largest concrete manufacturer in the country. Apart from India, UltraTech Cement operates in UAE, Sri Lanka, Bahrain and other countries.