Saurashtra Cement (SCL) is the flagship company of the Mehta Group, formed in 1956. SCL is one of the leading players in the Indian cement industry, manufacturing Ordinary Portland Cement (OPC) and Pozzolana Portland Cement (PPC). It also added Sulphate Resistant Cement (SRC) and Portland Slag Cement (PSC) to its product range. SCL markets cement under the brand name 'Hathi Cement'. The product is marketed in 50 kg bag, packed in HDPE/PP or paper bags. The product is identified in the market by a special greenish tinge to give superior finish on external surface. Keeping in tune with the recent market trends, the company has launched cement packed in 1 kg, 2 kg, 5 kg and 10 kg bags in the retail cement market under the brand name ‘Chhotu Hathi’. SCL's plant at Ranvav in Gujarat state has a cement manufacturing capacity of 1.4 MTPA. The plant at Ranvav is a modern energy efficient dry process based plant comparable to international standards and makes use of latest machinery sourced from reputed international companies. The plant offers locational advantages because of its proximity to the Porbandar and Veraval/Okha ports. SCL thus has competitive access to the large export markets in the Middle East countries, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh by the economical sea route. SCL's modernization scheme implemented in the past has paid the results. State-of-the-art equipment and control systems installed has led to capacity enhancement, reduction in power and fuel consumption and improvement in quality and emission levels.
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Gujarat Sidhee Cement Limited (GSCL) was originally set up as a joint venture between the Gujarat Industrial Investment Corporation and The Mehta Group. GSCL’s plant uses the latest Dry Process Pre-calcination technology comparable to international standards. The state-of-the art plant makes use of machinery which is sourced from reputed international companies. The plant, operating at over 100% capacity, is also one of India's cost effective cement producers.
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