Madras Cements

About Madras Cements



Madras Cements, a company that belongs to the Ramco Group is one of the prominent names in cement industry in South India. Established in 1987, at Vijaywada in Andhra Pradesh it is a fully computerized cement producing company through the five units located in various parts of South India.

It is the fifth largest cement producing company in India having the capacity to manufacture 10 million tons per annum. The company continuously strives to improve its efficiency through the use of technology, quality, renewal and customer centric operations. The company uses the most advanced technology to manufacture cement of the highest quality for its clients spread across various parts of India and the world.

Madras Cements ranks among the leading manufacturers of cement in India and is one of the few companies which manufacture cement at a very economical rate. The company has its own captive power plant that runs on gas and a 20 mega watt power generator. It looks to update the organization practices on a regular basis to uphold the culture of professional management in the company. The major exporters of Madras Cements are Iran and Sri Lanka.

Madras Cements Factories



Madras Cements Limited or MCL began its operations in 1962 with 200 TPD. The first 1200 TPD dry plant was commissioned by the company in 1976. The five plants of the company that operates with a total capacity of 8 MTPA are:

  • Mathod, Karnataka (0.2 MTPA)
  • Ariyalur, Tamil Nadu (2.0 MTPA)
  • Alathiyur, Tamil Nadu (3.0 MTPA)
  • R R Nagar, Tamil Nadu (1.2 MTPA)
  • Jayanthipuram, Andhra Pradesh (3.6 MTPA)
Latest Financial Figures(Figures in Rs. Crores)
ET 500 Rank(2011)247
IndustryCement
Turnover2644.71
Profit after Tax(PAT)210.98
MCAP (Market Capitalization)2360.02
Assets4525.68

The company's plant at Jayanthipuram began operations in 1988 with a capacity of 2500 TPD; it was upgraded to a capacity of 3200 TPD in 1992. This plant is equipped with a modern computer based quality control system.

Madras Cements Technology



Madras Cements Limited makes use of the latest technology and equipment for all the production purposes. The company has been a trend setter of sorts in adopting state-of-the-art methods for the manufacture of cement, ready mix concrete and dry mortar products. Some of the technologies used by MCL are listed below:

  • Pre-calciner technology
  • Surface Mining Technology
  • Vertical Mills for Cement Grinding
  • Advanced X-Ray technology for Quality Control
  • Latest and highly effective ESPs and Bag filters
  • Most Modern Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)
  • The FUZZY Logic Software System for process Controls
The Ramco Research and Development Centre was started in 2002 with an aim to conduct research in the fields of cement technology and modern construction practices. Situated near Chennai, the centre is equipped with a state-of-the-art laboratory and other associated services. Experienced scientists and technicians conduct research to improve the quality of cement and give better results to customers.

Madras Cements Awards



Madras Cements has won several wards and recognitions over the years. Some of them are The 4 Leaves Award given by Centre for Science and Environment, the Best Energy Efficient Unit from National Council for Cement and Building Materials, Corporate Performance Award by Economic Times, National Award for Energy Conservation from Confederation of Indian Industries, the Best Improvement in Energy Performance from International Congress on Chemistry of Cement and The Analyst Award given by The Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India.

Madras Cements Products



Madras Cements is mainly involved in the manufacture of Portland cement. Other than this, the company also produces dry mortar products and ready mix concrete. Madras Cements uses the modern dry process technology for all its expansion projects while the dust extraction and suppression system is used to control the fugitive emissions.

Address:
Madras Cements Ltd.
Auras Corporate Centre
98-A Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai
Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004
Phone No: 044 - 28478666, 28478656
Fax No: 044 - 28478676

Last Updated on 1/4/2012

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