Ultratech Cement was incorporated in 2000 as Larsen & Toubro. Later it was demerged and acquired by Grasim and was renamed as Ultra Tech Cement in 2004. Today Ultatech cement a part of Aditya Birla group, is the country’s largest exporter of cement clinker. UltraTech Cement Limited has an annual capacity of 52 million tonnes. It manufactures and markets Ordinary Portland Cement, Portland Blast Furnace Slag Cement and Portland Pozzalana Cement. It also manufactures ready mix concrete (RMC). All the plants have received ISO 9001 certification.
The company has 11 integrated plants, one white cement plant, one clinkerisation plant in UAE, 15 grinding units 11 in India, 2 in UAE, one in Bahrain and Bangladesh each and five terminals, four in India and one in Sri Lanka.
The export markets span countries around the Indian Ocean, Africa, Europe and the Middle East.
Narmada Cement Company Limited was amalgamated with UltraTech in May 2006, while Samruddhi Cement Limited was amalgamated with UltraTech Cement Limited in July 2010.
UltraTech Cement Middle East Investments Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company acquired management control of ETA Star Cement together with its operations in the UAE, Bahrain and Bangladesh in September, 2010
UltraTech's other subsidiaries are Dakshin Cements, Harish Cements, UltraTech Ceylinco (P) and UltraTech Cement Middle East Investments.
It manufactures ordinary portland cement commonly used in dry-lean mixes, general-purpose ready-mixes, and even high strength pre-cast and pre-stressed concrete.
It produces Portland blast furnace that has features like lighter colour, better concrete workability, easier finishability, higher compressive and flexural strength, improved resistance to aggressive chemicals and more consistent plastic and hardened consistency.It also manufactures portland pozzolana cement.
Ultratech cement exports over 2.5 million tonnes per annum which accounts for 30% of country’s total exports. It exports to countries like Africa, Europe and the Middle East.
Ultratech Cement received Greentech Environment Excellence Award by the Greentech Foundation, New Delhi in the year 2000-2001
The Aditya Birla Group is the 11th largest cement producer in the world and the seventh largest in Asia.
In 2004-05 it received State and Zonal level I prize for overall performance in Mines safety.
State Level Environment Award (Plant)Rajiv Gandhi Environment Award for Clean TechnologyNational Award for Prevention of PollutionGreentech Environment Excellence Gold AwardAsian CSR AwardBusiness World FICCI-SEDF CSR AwardIMC Ramkrishna Bajaj National Quality Award
2010-11Subh Karan Sarawagi Environment AwardASSOCHAM CSR Excellence Award"