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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 1,00,000+ channel 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 21000 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
Captive power plant generates 1,170MW of power and meets 80%+ of total power requirement.
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 1.6 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 Star 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: 116.75 MTPA

  • 2020

    Announced Rs. 5,477 crores investment towards 12.8 MTPA capacity expansion. Upon completion of the latest round of expansion, the Company’s capacity will grow to 136.25 MTPA.

  • 2021

    Successfully raised US$ 400 million in the form of sustainability-linked bonds. UltraTech is the first company in India and the second company in Asia to issue dollar-based sustainability linked bonds.


  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 Star 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: 116.75 MTPA
  14. UltraTech in 2020

    Announced Rs. 5,477 crores investment towards 12.8 MTPA capacity expansion. Upon completion of the latest round of expansion, the Company’s capacity will grow to 136.25 MTPA.
  15. UltraTech in 2021

    Successfully raised US$ 400 million in the form of sustainability-linked bonds. UltraTech is the first company in India and the second company in Asia to issue dollar-based sustainability linked bonds.