Cement Industry – AnIntroduction• India, being the second largest cement producer in the world after China with a total capacity of 151.2 Million Tones (MT), has got a huge Cement Company.• The cement industry in India is dominated by around 20 companies, which account for almost 70% of the total cement production in India.
Cement Industry – An Introduction• It is also predicted that the cement production in India would rise to 236.16 MT in FY11. Its also expected to rise to 262.61 MT in FY12.
Definitions• PV Ratio - The Profit Volume (PV) Ratio is the ratio of Contribution over Sales. It measures the Profitability of the firm and is one of the important ratios for computing profitability.• Fixed Cost - A cost that does not change with an increase or decrease in the amount of goods or services produced.
Definitions• Variable Cost - A corporate expense that varies with production output.• Contribution Per Unit - A quantitative assessment of the amount that each good or service sold by a company adds to its total sales numbers.• BEP - Point at which gains equal losses.
UltraTech Cement• UltraTech Cement Limited is among the world’s top 10 cement companies.• The company has an annual capacity of 48.8 million tonnes, and manufactures and markets ordinary Portland Cement, Portland blast furnace slag cement and Portland Pozzalana Cement.
UltraTech Cement• The company has eleven integrated plants, one white cement plant, twelve grinding units and five terminals — four in India and one in Sri Lanka.
JK Cement• J.K. Cement is an affiliate of the J.K. Organization, which was founded by Lala Kamlapat Singhania.• Today, J. K. Cement Ltd. is one of the largest cement manufacturers in Northern India.
Madras Cement• Madras Cements Ltd is the flag ship company of RamCo Group, a well known business group of South India. It is based at Chennai.• The cement capacity is 10.49 million tons per annum.• The company is the fifth largest cement producer in the country.
India Cement• The India Cements Ltd was established in 1946 and the first plant was setup at Sankar-Nagar in Tamil-Nadu in 1949.• Seven plants spread over Tamil-Nadu and Andhra Pradesh.• The capacities as on March 2010 have reached 14.05 mtpa.
ACC Cement• Established in 1936, ACC has been a pioneer and trend-setter in cement and concrete technology.• Among the first companies in India to include commitment to environment protection as a corporate objective.• ACC is now part of the worldwide Holcim