Grasim Industries

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Grasim Industries Limited is the brightest feather in the cap of the Aditya Birla Group which one of the biggest private sector companies in India.

Grasim Industries was set up with the sole purpose of textiles manufacturing in the year 1948 but the company has entered into several commercial activities at a steady rate. Grasim Industries is numero uno in many of the sectors where it operates.

In order to enter the Indian cement industry, Grasim Industries took over a big chunk of the total shares and also the control of the management of the UltraTech Cement Limited, which was merged with the Larsen and Toubro Cement Company in 2004. Within a very short span of time, the company was able to penetrate a big portion of the market in India. Grasim industries, including its subsidiaries, operates 7 split grinding units, 11 composite plants, 4 bulk terminals, and 10 ready mix concrete units.

The divisions of Grasim Industries:
  • Viscose staple fiber: This division of the Aditya Birla Group is the biggest producer of viscose staple fiber worldwide. It fulfills the demand of the domestic market for the viscose staple fiber.

  • Latest Financial Figures(Figures in Rs. Crores)
    ET 500 Rank(2011)36
    IndustryDiversified
    Turnover21982.53
    Profit after Tax(PAT)2279.01
    MCAP (Market Capitalization)21699.09
    Assets25707.48


  • Cement: This division is ranked 11th in the international arena and 7th in Asia. It is further divided into two grey cement and white cement.
    • White cement products
      • Birla White GRC
      • Birla White Kool N Seal
      • Birla White Textura
      • Birla White Wallcare Putty
      • Birla White Levelplast
    • Grey cement products
      • Rajashree Cement
      • Vikram Cement
      • Grasim Cement
      • Aditya Cement
  • Sponge iron: The sponge iron division is the biggest Indian commercial producer of sponge iron
  • Chemicals: Grasim Industries owns one of the biggest caustic soda manufacturing unit
  • Textiles: With the campaign 'the power of fashion' the company is very well positioned in the domestic Indian market. The premeire brands of the Grasim Industries textile division are the fabric range of the Grasim and the Graviera
Board of Directors of Grasim Industries:
  • Mr. Kumar Mangalam Birla, Chairman
  • Mrs. Rajashree Birla
  • Mr. M. L. Apte
  • Mr. S. G. Subhrahmanyan
  • Mr. R. C. Bhargava
  • Mr. Cyril Shroff
  • Mr. S. B. Mathur
  • Mr. B. V. Bhargava
  • Mr. Shailendra K. Jain
  • Mr. D. D. Rathi
Business Heads at Grasim Industries:
  • Mr. Shailendra K. Jain, Viscose Staple Fiber
  • Mr. Vikram Rao, Textiles
  • Mr. Ravi Kastia, Sponge iron
  • Mr. Saurabh Misra, Cement
  • Mr. K. K. Maheshwari, Chemicals
  • Mr. D. D. Rathi, Chief Financial Officer
  • Mr. Ashok Malu, Company Secretary
Community services by Grasim Industries:
  • Adult education
  • Non-formal education
  • Medical camps
  • Mobile clinics
  • Health training and awareness
  • Irrigation
  • Check dam
  • Land development
  • Soil and water conservation
  • Houses
  • Dams
  • Roads
  • Community centers

Last Updated on 1/4/2012

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