History and milestones :• 86:-Ambuja Cements first cement manufacturing plant at Ambujanagar, Gujarat worth 0.7 million tonnes capacity commences production• 96-97:-Achieves highest-ever export by an Indian cement company: 5.33 lac tons of cement and clinker are exported.• 00-01:-Cranking up the pace again, work begins on a two-million tonnes capacity plant at Chandrapur district, Maharashtra.• 09:-The Company launched its knowledge initiative i.e. Ambuja Knowledge Center,to enable industry professionals get a first-hand feel of the world of cement and concrete. During the year, three centers became operational in the cities of Jaipur, Ahmedabad and Kolkata.• 10:-Ambuja Cements Ltd (ACL) inaugurated its cement plant (grinding unit) at Nalagarh, Himachal Pradesh. Capacity: 1.5 million tonnes.
Types of cementproduced at Ambuja Cements are:Portland Pozzolano cement (PPC)Ordinary Portland cement (OPC)PPC is manufactured by blending a mixture of ordinary portlandcement and pozzolana materials such as fly ash, in proportions not lessthan 15 per cent and not over 35 per cent by weight of cement.OPC contains a mixture of portland clinke gypsum grounded toA very fine powder…
Strengths:-• First cement producer of the country to embrace modern approach of integrated logistic system (ils)• Cutting edge IT enabled tools• Use of WAN EDE MRP to ensure timely and accurate processing of orders..• A well developed system of inbound raw material—(limestone from nearby mines)
Strength cont.•Polypropylene packaging ensures less pilferege andleakageand protects the product much better….•First cement industry in india to use water transportsystem for domestic as well as export purpose• large distribution network of around 11500 outlets…
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Supply chain management• The company sourced a cheaper and higher quality coal from South Africa and better furnace oil from the Middle East. As a result today, the company is in a position to sell excess power to the local state government.• Lime stone from nearby lime mines with the help of overland belt conveyer and trucks…• Spent large amount of money to ensure good information flow and create a brand superiority….• Warehousing connected online with marketing office and the production units so tht hassle free delivery of goods with better coordination is ensured..• Chain of retailer and large distribution network of around 11500 outlets..• Prefers dealers who deals in other construction material so that the customer has a single point access…