Company Facts - Ambuja Cements
P.O. Ambuja Nagar,
Tel: 02795-245161 02795-221137
Group: Ambuja Group
Sharepro Services (India) Pvt.Ltd. 13 AB, Samhita Warehousing Complex, 2nd Floor, Sakinaka Telephone Exchange Lane,
Off Andheri-Kurla Road, Mumbai - 400072
Tel: 022-67720300, 67720400
Fax: 022-28591568, 28508927
Management - Ambuja Cements
| Chairman Emeritus
Paul Heinz Hugentobler
| Vice Chairman
M L Bhakta
Rajendra P Chitale
N S Sekhsaria
| Chairman / Chair Person
Onne van der Weijde
| Managing Director
| Additional Director
Company History - Ambuja Cements
Ambuja Cements Ltd. (ACL) is one of the leading cement manufacturing
companies in India and commenced cement production in 1986. Initially
called Gujarat Ambuja Cements Ltd, the Company later became Ambuja
Cements Ltd. In 2006, global cement major Holcim, acquired management
control of the Company. Today, Holcim holds a little over 50% equity
ACL has grown manifold over the past decade. Its current cement
capacity is 27.25 million tonnes. The Company has 5 integrated cement
manufacturing plants and 8 cement grinding units across the country.
ACL enjoys a reputation of being one of the most efficient cement
manufacturers in the world. Its environment protection measures are
considered to be on par with the finest in the country. It is also
one of the most profitable and innovative cement companies in India.
ACL is the first Indian cement manufacturer to build a captive port
with three terminals along the country's western coastline to
facilitate timely, cost effective and environmentally cleaner
shipments of bulk cement to its customers. The Company has its own
fleet of ships. ACL has also pioneered the development of the
multiple, bio-mass, co-fired technology for generating greener power
in its captive plants.
- The Company was Incorporated on 20th October, as Ambuja Cements
Ltd. It was jointly promoted by Gujarat Industrial Investment
Corporation Ltd. (GIIC) and N.S. Sekhsaria and his associates, Vinod
Neotia and Suresh Mulani, for setting up a cement project in the
sector. The Company was converted into a public limited company on
19th March, 1983 and its name was changed to Gujarat Ambuja Cements,
Ltd., on 19th May, 1983.
- The Company's object is to manufacture cement.
- A computerised process control system with field instruments
by Larsen & Tourbo was also being installed to give consistently
quality cement with maximum productivity.
- In addition, electronic packing machines were...
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