Carborundum Universal

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Carborundum Universal, also known as Carborundum Universal Ltd (CUMI) is an India-based coated and bonded abrasive manufacturing company.

Carborundum Universal was established in 1954 as a joint venture between the Murugappa Group, India, the Carborundum Co., USA, and the Universal Grinding Wheel Co. Ltd, U.K. The main business activity of Carborundum Universal involves manufacture of coated abrasives, bonded abrasive, super-refractories, electro-minerals, industrial ceramics, and ceramic fibers.

Further, CUMI produces about 20,000 different varieties of abrasive products, refractory products, and electro-minerals. Carborundum Universal Ltd. has 10 manufacturing facilities across India and these manufacturing facilities are meticulously connected with a wide network of distributors and sub-distributors.

CUMI is known to be an innovator and exports its products to 43 countries spread across North America, Europe, Australia, South Africa, and Asia. All the manufacturing facilities of Carborundum Universal are ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 14001 certified for quality standards and environment-friendly manufacturing practices respectively. Carborundum Universal Ltd. is equipped with a state-of-the-art Research and Development center which works aggressively on product development and efficacy enhancement.

Carborundum Universal registered net sales of ` 5268 million for the year ended 31st March, 2006-2007 and the company's net profit stood at ` 587 million for the same period. Carborundum Universal is headed by Mr. M. M. Murugappan, Chairman.

Latest Financial Figures(Figures in Rs. Crores)
ET 500 Rank(2011)377
Profit after Tax(PAT)170.79
MCAP (Market Capitalization)2869.31

The main products of Carborundum Universal are -
  • Abrasives
  • Ceramics
  • Electro Minerals
  • Super refractories
  • Electro minerals
  • Industrial ceramics
  • Ceramic fibers
Contact details of Carborundum Universal are as follows -

Registered Office :
Parry House
6th Floor, 43, Moore Street,
Chennai - 600 001 India

Tel: +91 44 2530 6789
Fax: +91 44 2535 8176

Last Updated on 1/4/2012

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