Cement

Grasim ventured into cement production in the mid-1980s, setting up its first plant at Jawad in Madhya Pradesh. The Cement business was consolidated with subsidiary UltraTech on July 1, 2010.

UltraTech Cement Ltd. is the largest manufacturer of grey cement, Ready Mix Concrete (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.

The company has an installed capacity of 93 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) of grey cement. UltraTech Cement has 18 integrated plants, 1 clinkerisation plant, 25 grinding units and 7 bulk terminals. Its operations span across India, UAE, Bahrain, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. UltraTech Cement 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 0.56 MTPA and 2 WallCare putty plants with a combined capacity of 0.8 MTPA.

With more than 100 Ready Mix Concrete (RMC) plants, UltraTech is the largest manufacturer in India. It also has a slew of speciality concretes that meet specific needs of discerning customers.

With a significant presence in the grey and white cement, concrete and building products segments as well as providing 360-degree building solutions, UltraTech is the one-stop shop for every primary construction need. Its meteoric rise as India’s largest cement brand reflects on the organisation’s focus on cutting edge technology, research and technical services.

UltraTech Cement provides a range of products that cater to the various aspects of construction, from foundation to finish. These include:

  • Ordinary Portland Cement, Portland Blast Furnace Slag Cement and Portland Pozzalana Cement under grey cement
  • White cement, WallCare putty and white cement based products under Birla White
  • Ready Mix Concrete and a range of specialty concretes with specific functional properties under UltraTech Concrete
  • AAC blocks, waterproofing solutions, grouting solutions and plastering solutions under UltraTech Building Products

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Key Facts

UltraTech Cement

Leveraging the strong equity and goodwill of the house mark, Grasim has a strong national brand, UltraTech Cement, under the Aditya Birla Group logo. It is the largest producer of white cement and a leading player in ready mix concrete (RMC) in India. Branded as "Birla White", the white cement division manufactures world-class white cement in a variety of textures and finishes.It has applications in floorings and exterior wall finishes, apart from other innovative uses. It also manufactures value added products such as putty, GRC etc., which are used in wall finishing and various architectural applications.

Cement Sustainability Initiative

UltraTech is a voluntary member of the Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI),
which is the apex for the cement industry globally to establish common measures,
share best practices and exchange data relating to environmental impact.

Capacities at a Glance

BusinessBusiness Units Installed Capacity#
Cement
UltraTech Cement*
Grey Cement, White Cement
93 million TPA
*subsidiaries
# capacities as on March 31, 2017