Dalmia Cement Ventures into Maharashtra

India’s Third Largest Cement Manufacturing Group Enters the State

Dalmia Cement Bharat Limited (DCBL) today announced the launch of its superior grade cement in the Maharashtra market. The flagship company of the Dalmia Bharat Group, has commenced operations at its greenfield cement plant in Belgaum district, Karnataka. Spread over 380 acres, and with a total capacity of 2.5 million tonnes per annum, the over Rs. 1300-crore plant will cater to the needs of the customers in Maharashtra and Karnataka markets.

The plant is the company’s eleventh manufacturing facility of the cement group commissioned in March 2015. As a leader with 24 MnT in cement manufacturing and the third largest manufacturing capacity in the country, Dalmia Cement wants to address the needs of its customers in Maharashtra. With a commitment to provide excellent quality service to the end consumers, Dalmia Cement is engaging with over 800 dealers in the region, who will be constantly supported with end-to-end marketing, technical and logistics support. Built on the most modern technology supplied by KHD Germany, the product will see premium positioning in the business.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Mahendera Singhi, Group CEO, Dalmia Cement said, “We will deliver superior grade cement, including Dalmia Ultra Cement with HALC, from our new plant in Belgaum, with all marketing, technical and logistic support to our customers in Maharashtra. This will re-define the market and product quality parameters.”

About Dalmia Cement Bharat Limited (DCBL)
Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Limited (DCBL), a subsidiary of Dalmia Bharat Limited (BSE Code: 533309|NSE Symbol: DALMIABHA and listed in MSE), is a leading player in the cement manufacturing since 1939. It is the third largest cement group in India and has been in existence for more than 75 years. With a growing capacity, currently pegged at 24 MnT, Dalmia Cement is a top quartile player in India. The company is also the category leader in super-specialty cements used for oil wells, railway sleepers and air strips and is the country’s largest producer of slag cement. DCBL increased its stake in OCL from 48% to 74.6%. Dalmia Cement joined Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI), a sector project of World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), in 2012. Dalmia Cement has also partnered recently with International Finance Corporation to promote sustainable business. Visit us at Dalmia Cement