UltraTech Cement, the Aditya Birla Group Company’s cement production for April 2012 moved up by 1.72% at 32.93 lakh million tonnes (mt) as against 32.37 lakh mt during April 2011. Further, dispatches stood flat at 31.97 lakh mt in April 2012 as against the corresponding period last year.
UltraTech manufactures and markets Ordinary Portland Cement, Portland Blast Furnace Slag Cement and Portland Pozzalana Cement. 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 company has posted 74.20% rise in its net profit at Rs 2,446.19 crore for the year under review as compared to Rs 1,404.23 crore in the previous year. Total income rose 38.74% to Rs 18,685.00 crore for FY12 as compared to Rs 13,468.03 crore in FY11.