Cement Companies in India

The Indian cement industry is the second largest in the world after China, employing in excess of a million people throughout the country. Indian as well as foreign companies have invested billions in the Indian cement industry after regulations were lifted off in 1982. EPC World researches the top stakeholders in cement manufacturing in the country.

UltraTech Cement

The biggest player in the Indian cement industry is UltraTech Cement, a product of the Indian multinational conglomerate – the Aditya Birla Group that was founded in 1857. The group started its cement business in 1983 and named the brand UltraTech Cement. This company is based in India’s financial capital Mumbai. As much as 6.4 croretonnes of grey cement is churned out by UltraTech Cement every year. The company is also the largest cement exporter in India. On 10 July 2015, the
market capitalisation of UltraTech Cement was valued at ` 85,363.84 crore.

Current market scenario of Ultratech Cement        

Market Capitalisation.  ` 85,363.84 Cr

Net Sales          ` 20,279.80 Cr

Net Profit          ` 2,144.47 Cr.

Total Assets     ` 21,955.03 Cr.

Shree Cement

Shree Cement is one of India’s leading cement manufacturing companies. It was established in 1979 in Beawar town of the Ajmer district of the state of Rajasthan. The founder member of Shree Cement, BenuGopalBangur is the executive chairman of the company. The annual amount of cement produced by Shree cement weighs up to 1.75 croretonnes.
Shree Cement’s market capitalisation amounted to
` 38,460.30 crore on 10 July 2015.

Current market scenario of Shree Cement          

Market Capitalisation.    ` 38,460.30 Cr.

Net Sales          ` 5,887.31 Cr.

Net Profit          ` 787.24 Cr.

Total Assets  ` 5,754.81 Cr.

Ambuja Cements

Ambuja Cements Limited (formerly Gujarat Ambuja Cement Limited) is an Indian cement manufacturing giant operating in the Indian cement industry for over 30 years now. Founded in 1983, Ambuja cement is headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra. In 2006, the management controls of the Ambuja Cements were bought by Global cement conglomerate Holcim from Switzerland. The annual manufacturing capacity of Ambuja Cements is around 2.87 croretonnes. Ambuja Cements’ market capitalisation amounted to
` 37,105.87 on 10 July 2015.

Current market scenario of Ambuja Cement       

Market Capitalisation.    ` 37,105.87 Cr.

Net Sales          ` 9,978.12 Cr.

Net Profit          ` 1,496.36 Cr.

Total Assets  ` 9,787.71 Cr.

ACC Cement

ACC (Associate Cement Companies Limited) is one of the top cement manufacturers of India. It was founded in 1936 and is headquartered in Mumbai. The Associate Cement Companies Limited is a group of companies like FE Dinshaw, Killick Nixon, Khataus and Tata. There are 17 modern cement manufacturing facilities across the country that belong to ACC. The company employs over 9,000 people and has many dealers for the distribution of its product. ACC’s market capitalisation was ` 27,639.93 crore on 10 July 2015.

Current market scenario of ACC Cement

Market Capitalisation.    ` 27,639.93 Cr.

Net Sales          ` 11,738.21 Cr.

Net Profit          ` 1,168.29 Cr.

Total Assets  ` 7,860.36 Cr.

Ramco Cements

Founded as Madras Cements Limited in the 1950s, Ramco Cement is one of the leading cement companies in India. It is headquartered in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Portland cement is the prime project of the company. The combined manufacturing capacity of the eight state-of-the art facilities of Ramco Cements at present is 1.64 croretonnes annually. The market capitalisation of Ramco Cements was valued at around ` 8,047.00 crore on 10 July 2015.

Current market scenario of Ramco Cement        

Market Capitalisation.    ` 8,047.00 Cr.

Net Sales          ` 3,644.89 Cr.

Net Profit          ` 242.35 Cr.

Total Assets  ` 4,903.50 Cr.

Prism Cement

Prism Cement is one of the largest building materials companies in India. Grey cement is the main product of the company; however, it deals in various types of construction materials such as tiles and other hardware products for kitchens and bathrooms.
On 10 July 2015, the market capitalisation of Prism Cement amounted to ` 5,637.59 crore.

Current market scenario of Prism Cement          

Market Capitalisation.    ` 5,637.59 Cr.

Net Sales          ` 4,964.86 Cr.

Net Profit          ` 81.65 Cr.

Total Assets  ` 2,356.87 Cr.

Dalmia Cement

Dalmia Cement is the cement manufacturing division of the Dalmia Group that was established in 1939. Over 70 years of operations in the Indian cement industry, Dalmia Cement today has grown to be placed amongst the top cement companies in India. The company has manufacturing facilities in Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu with a combined production capacity of over 90 lakh tonnes of cement per year. On 10 July 2015, the market capitalisation of Dalmia Cement amounted to ` 4,753.63 crore.

Current market scenario of Dalmia Cement        

Market Capitalisation.    ` 4,753.63 Cr.

Net Sales          ` 229.73 Cr.

Net Profit          ` 49.74 Cr.

Total Assets  578.90 Cr.

Orient Cement

Orient Cement is one of the major players of the Indian cement market. It started off in 1939. It is a fully owned subsidiary of the Indian multinational conglomerate CK Birla Group that was founded in 1857. It is based in Hyderabad, Telangana. The total manufacturing capacity of Orient Cement is 50 lakh tonnes per year, which the company targets to take around 1.5 croretonnes by 2020. Orient Cement’s market capitalisation amounted to ` 3,644.62 crore on 10 July 2015.

Current market scenario of Orient Cement          

Market Capitalisation.    ` 3,644.62 Cr.

Net Sales          ` 1,547 Cr.

Net Profit          ` 194.78 Cr.

Total Assets  ` 2,048.01 Cr.

JK Lakshmi Cement

JK Lakshmi Cement is one of the most recognisable names of the Indian cement industry. It was founded in 1982 and headquartered in Sirohi, Rajasthan. It is the cement-making subsidiary of the JK Organisation that was established way back in 1888. JK Lakshmi Cement churns out around 83 lakh tonnes of cement annually. The market capitalisation of JK Lakshmi Cement was valued at ` 3,880.17 crore on 10 July 2015.

Current market scenario of JK Lakshmi Cement 

Market Capitalisation.    ` 3,880.17 Cr.

Net Sales          ` 2,056.60 Cr.

Net Profit          ` 93 Cr.

Total Assets  ` 2,638.12 Cr.

Birla Corp

Birla Corporations is one of the leading cement companies in India today. It is a subsidiary of the Indian multinational MP Birla Group that was established in 1857. The cement manufacturing entity was started in 1918. The company is headquartered in Kolkata, West Bengal. Birla Corp manufactures around 93 lakh tonnes of cement per annum.
|The market capitalisation of Birla Corp stood at
` 3,272.73 crore on 10 July 2015.

Current market scenario of Bila Cement 

Market Capitalisation.    ` 3,272.73 Cr.

Net Sales          ` 3,209 Cr.

Net Profit          ` 175.44 Cr.

Total Assets  ` 3,673.55 Cr.



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