India Cements, a cement manufacturing company, was set up in 1946. It has set up seven plants across Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh.
It is largest manufacturer of cement in South India. India Cements owns 28% of the market share and is leader in south India. The cement manufacturer aims 35% market share. It has distribution network of 10,000 stockists. India Cements has capacity to produces 9 million tonnes cement per annum.
India Cements manufactures Ready to Mix concrete (RMC)-53 grade cement.
Its Coromandel King, Sankar Sakthi and Raasi Gold are 53 grade OPC (Ordinary Portland Cement), which are high strength cement used for building runways, concrete roads and bridges.
The company's product - Coromandel, Sankar and Raasi are the 43 grade OPC.
Its Coromandel Super Power, Sankar Super Power and Raasi Super Power range of blended cement are high durability cement, suited for plastering and finishing works.
India Cements Sankar SRC (Sulphate Resisting Portland Cement) is basically used for construction of basements, coastal works, chemical factories, water treatment plants, etc.
In order to promote its corporate image, India Cements successfully bid for “Chennai Super Kings”, a Chennai franchise of the DLF-IPL 20/20 Cricket Tournament. The move also gave the company a platform to become a pan-India cement player.
India is world’s second largest cement producer after China. It has total capacity of over 200 million tonnes (MT) with an increase in infrastructure projects, roads and housing facilities there an anticipated growth in the cement industry.