Sagar Cements Limited was incorporated in the year 1981 with the object, inter-alia, of manufacturing of cement. The actual commercial journey started on January 26, 1985 with the production capacity of 66,000 tonnes of OPC per annum at Mattampally, Nalgonda – Hyderabad.
Sagar Cements Limited, is one of the most modern mini cement plants in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The most sophisticated state-of-the-art technology it uses is one of the strengths of the company. The plant is based on Dry Process Rotary Kiln Technology that is used in ‘Standard Quality' cement companies.
As its contribution to the fast developing modern India, Sagar Group, Sagar Cements has been playing the major role since 20 years by providing the cement that speaks for itself.
Now, with the help of most sophisticated technology and the trusted consumers, their product range is spreading its horizons that declare — their operations have grown to be among the largest in India. Since they believe progress is a continuous process, they are committed to become more aggressive and to be called as “The Preferred Cement Supplier of India”. This progress includes but not limited to high levels of assurance to the customers, greater financial performance for suppliers and prosperous future to their staff that can help them to play an even larger role in the community.
First Mini Plant: The first mini plant of the company is located at Mattampally, Nalgonda district, located within 35 km from the National Highway No 9 connecting Vijayawada-Hyderabad.
Sagar Cements Ltd and Vicat S.A. of France set up a 5.5-million-tonne a year cement plant at a cost of Rs 2,500 crore in Gulbarga, Karnataka in 2008. Vicat then picked up a 6.67 per cent stake in Sagar Cements for a consideration of Rs 70 crore. The joint venture, Vicat-Sagar Cements, explores opportunities for holding assets overseas. This venture gave Vicat an entry into the Indian market while for Sagar Cements it offers them an opportunity to tap overseas markets.The joint venture have an equity capital of Rs 720 crore, of which Sagar Cements’ share was Rs 196 crore and Vicat’s Rs 524 crore. The balance came as debt, for which Vicat was responsible.
Product range of the company includes:
Cements of OPC: 53 grade, OPC: 43 grade, SRC, IRS T-40 Super grade, Portland Pozzolona Cement and Portland Slag Cement.