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  1. 1. INTRODUCTIONGrasim Industries Limited, a flagship company of the Aditya Birla Group, ranks amongIndias largest private sector companies, with a consolidated net revenue of Rs.216 billion andconsolidated net profit Rs.22.8 billion (FY 2011).Starting as a textiles manufacturer in 1948, today Grasims businesses comprise viscose staplefibre (VSF), cement, chemicals and textiles. Its core businesses are VSF and cement, whichcontribute to over 90 per cent of its revenues and operating profits.The Aditya Birla Group is the world’s largest producer of VSF, commanding a 21 per centglobal market share. Grasim, with an aggregate capacity of 333,975 tpa has a global marketshare of 10 per cent. It is also the second largest producer of caustic soda (which is used inthe production of VSF) in India.In cement, Grasim through its subsidiary UltraTech Cement Limited ("UltraTech") has acapacity of 52 million tpa and is a leading player in India. In July 2004, Grasim acquired amajority stake and management control in UltraTech. One of the largest of its kind in thecement sector, this acquisition catapulted the Aditya Birla Group to the top of the league inIndia.The amalgamation of Samruddhi Cement Limited (SCL) with UltraTech w.e.f. 1 July 2010completed the restructuring of the cement business. Earlier, Grasims cement business wasdemerged into SCL.The merger has created the largest cement company in India, providing aplatform that will help in pursuing aggressive growth going forward.Viscose staple fibreGrasim is Indias pioneer in viscose staple fibre (VSF).CementGrasim has grown to become a leading cement player in India.ChemicalsGrasim has Indias second-largest caustic soda unit.TextilesGrasim has strong nation-wide retail network and also caters to international fashion housesin USA and UK.more about the businessesCapacities CapacityViscose Staple Fibre (VSF) 333,975 tpaJoint venture:: Birla Jingwei Fibres Company Limited 70,000 tpa:: Rayon grade pulp:: Harihar, Karnataka 70,000 tpa
  2. 2. :: AV Cell Inc 122,500 tpa:: AV Nackawic Inc. 189,000 tpa:: Domsjö Fabriker (Associate) 210,000 tpaCement(through its subsidiary UltraTech):: Grey cement 52 million tpa:: Ready-mix concrete plants 79 plants:: White cement 560,000 tpaChemicals (Caustic soda) 258,000 tpaTextilesGrasim Bhiwani Textiles Ltd. (Subsidiary):: Fabric 146 looms:: Yarn 35,808 spindlesPRODUCTSGrasims products include viscose staple fibre (VSF), grey cement, white cement, chemicalsand textiles. The cement business is conducted through our subsidiary, UltraTech CementLimited (UltraTech).:: VSF:: Cement (through its subsidiary, UltraTech):: Chemicals:: Textiles Product Installed capacityViscose staple fibre 333,975 tpaVSF, joint venture — Birla Jingwei Fibres 70,000 tpaCompany Ltd.Grey cement (through its subsidiary, 52 million tpaUltraTech)White cement (through its subsidiary, 560,000 tpaUltraTech)Ready-mix concrete plants (through its 79 plantssubsidiary, UltraTech)Chemicals (Caustic Soda) 258,000 tpaTextiles (Yarn) 8832 spindlesTextiles (through its subsidiary, Grasim 148 loomsBhiwani Textiles Ltd.) (Fabric)Textiles (through its subsidiary, Grasim 35,808 spindlesBhiwani Textiles Ltd.) (Yarn)Rayon grade pulp
  3. 3. Harihar, Karnataka 70,000 tpaAV Cell Inc. (Joint venture) 122,500 tpaAV Nackawic Inc. (Joint venture) 189,000 tpaDomsjö Fabriker (Associate) 210,000 tpaINVESTORSinvestors > financials
  4. 4. 30.3 15.5 11.8 14.5 15.7 11.9 9.6 7.9 5.6 4.4Total Debt toEquity Ratio(x) 0.10 0.15 0.36 0.39 0.47 0.40 0.46 0.57 0.70 0.76Net Debt toEquity Ratio(x) - - 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.6 0.8Net Debt toPBIDT Ratio(x) - - 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.8 0.6 1.4 2.3Dividend perShareRs./ Share 20.0 30.0 30.0 30.0 27.5 20.0 16.0 14.0 10.0 9.0Basic Earnings
  5. 5. investors > shareholding information
  6. 6. CONTACTMedia enquiries should be directed to:(Please use this contact for media enquiries only ).Dr. Pragnya RamGroup Executive PresidentCorporate Communications & CSRAditya Birla Management Corporation Private LimitedAditya Birla Centre1st Floor, C WingS.K. Ahire MargWorliMumbai 400 030Tel: 91-22-6652 5000 / 2499 5000Fax: 91-22-6652 5741/ 42Email: