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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, and the only cement company globally (outside of China) to have more than 100 million tonne capacity in one country.

It has a consolidated capacity* of 117.35 Million Tonnes Per Annum (MTPA) of grey cement. UltraTech Cement has 23 integrated plants, 1 clinkerisation plant, 27 grinding units and 7 bulk terminals. Its operations span across India, UAE, Bahrain, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

(*Including 4 MTPA commissioning by June 2019)

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 100+ Ready Mix Concrete (RMC) plants in 35 cities, UltraTech is the largest manufacturer of concrete in India. It also has a slew of speciality concretes that meet specific needs of discerning customers. Our Building Products business is an innovation hub that offers an array of scientifically engineered products to cater to new-age constructions.

UltraTech pioneered the UltraTech Building Solutions (UBS) concept to provide individual home builders with a one-stop-shop solution for building their homes. This is the first pan-India multi-category retail chain catering to the needs of individual home builders (IHBs). The purpose of this initiative is to engage with home builders at all stages of the construction cycle, empower them with quality construction products and services, and assist in the completion of their dream homes.

Largest Indian producer of grey cement, white cement and ready-mix concrete.
Highest market capitalisation in India’s cement industry
Dealer and retail network of 80,000+ partners across the country, with a market reach extending across more than 80% Indian cities and towns
Commissioned more than 100 ready mix concrete plants in India to support the growing needs of institutional customers
Grew from 3000 employees in 2005 to more than 19000 employees currently
At
a Glance
Partner of choice as cement provider in the construction of structures and infrastructure projects
Successfully completed the largest acquisition in India’s cement industry
Commissioned a greenfield project in 2018 in a record 12 months at the lowest cost with ‘zero’ safety incidents
Addresses 85% power appetite through captive thermal power plants and waste heat recovery systems
UltraTech’s Customer Loyalty Program running across India is the largest addressing masons/contractors
As a socially responsible organisation, UltraTech is touching the lives of more than 1.3 million people in the local communities around its factories across India.

Milestones

Focus on creation of new capacities through organic and inorganic growth

  • MID
    1980

    First cement plant set up for Grasim (Vikram Cement) and Indian Rayon (Rajashree Cement)

  • 1998

    Merger of cement business of Indian Rayon and Grasim Cement Capacity: 8.5 MTPA

  • 2003

    Capacity: 14.12 MTPA

  • 2004

    Acquisition of L&T's cement business: UltraTech Cement Ltd. Cement Capacity: 30.04 MTPA + 1.08 MTPA (SDCCL)

  • 2008

    SDCCL divested in 2008 Greenfield Projects Brownfield Expansions Debottlenecking Cement Capacity: 48.9 MTPA

  • 2010

    Acquisition of Start Cement in the Middle East and greenfield expansions Cement Capacity – 52 MTPA

  • 2012

    Brownfield expansions in Chhattisgarh and Karnataka, grinding unit commissioned Hotgi, Maharashtra, and 1.5 MT at Rajashree, Karnataka Port Based bulk terminal of 0.5 MT at Cochin

  • 2013

    New grinding unit capacity of 1.6 MTPA commissioned at Jharsuguda, Orrisa Acquired unit in Sewagram and GU in Wanakbori, Gujarat with a capacity of 4.8 MT Cement capacity - 62 MTPA

  • 2014

    Commissioned new grinding unit at Jharsuguda (1.6 MTPA) Acquired Sewagram and Wanakbori units from Jaypee Cement (4.8 MTPA)

  • 2016

    Largest single cement company in India Capacity: 66.3 MTPA March: Grinding plants commissioned in Jhajjar, Dankuni, Patliputra

  • 2017

    Acquires Jaypee Cement business (21.2 MTPA) Largest cement company in India, 4th in world (excluding China) Cement Capacity: 93 MTPA

  • 2018

    Commissioned integrated unit in Dhar (3.5 MTPA) Acquired cement business of Binani Cement (6.25 MTPA) Cement capacity: 102.75 MTPA

  • 2019

    Merger of cement business of Century Textiles & Industries Ltd with UltraTech Cement. UltraTech becomes the first cement company globally to have more than 100 MTPA capacity in a single country outside of China. Cement Capacity: 117.35 MTPA


  1. UltraTech in MID 1980

    First cement plant set up for Grasim (Vikram Cement) and Indian Rayon (Rajashree Cement)
  2. UltraTech in 1998

    Merger of cement business of Indian Rayon and Grasim Cement Capacity: 8.5 MTPA
  3. UltraTech in 2003

    Capacity: 14.12 MTPA
  4. UltraTech in 2004

    Acquisition of L&T's cement business: UltraTech Cement Ltd. Cement Capacity: 30.04 MTPA + 1.08 MTPA (SDCCL)
  5. UltraTech in 2008

    SDCCL divested in 2008 Greenfield Projects Brownfield Expansions Debottlenecking Cement Capacity: 48.9 MTPA
  6. UltraTech in 2010

    Acquisition of Start Cement in the Middle East and greenfield expansions Cement Capacity – 52 MTPA
  7. UltraTech in 2012

    Brownfield expansions in Chhattisgarh and Karnataka, grinding unit commissioned Hotgi, Maharashtra, and 1.5 MT at Rajashree, Karnataka Port Based bulk terminal of 0.5 MT at Cochin
  8. UltraTech in 2013

    New grinding unit capacity of 1.6 MTPA commissioned at Jharsuguda, Orrisa Acquired unit in Sewagram and GU in Wanakbori, Gujarat with a capacity of 4.8 MT Cement capacity - 62 MTPA
  9. UltraTech in 2014

    Commissioned new grinding unit at Jharsuguda (1.6 MTPA) Acquired Sewagram and Wanakbori units from Jaypee Cement (4.8 MTPA)
  10. UltraTech in 2016

    Largest single cement company in India Capacity: 66.3 MTPA March: Grinding plants commissioned in Jhajjar, Dankuni, Patliputra
  11. UltraTech in 2017

    Acquires Jaypee Cement business (21.2 MTPA) Largest cement company in India, 4th in world (excluding China) Cement Capacity: 93 MTPA
  12. UltraTech in 2018

    Commissioned integrated unit in Dhar (3.5 MTPA) Acquired cement business of Binani Cement (6.25 MTPA) Cement capacity: 102.75 MTPA
  13. UltraTech in 2019

    Merger of cement business of Century Textiles & Industries Ltd with UltraTech Cement. UltraTech becomes the first cement company globally to have more than 100 MTPA capacity in a single country outside of China. Cement Capacity: 117.35 MTPA