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Chettinad Cement Corporation Limited was incorporated in 1962 by Dr Rajah Sir Muthiah Chettiar to cater to growing demands of cement in the country. The Chettinad Group company is engaged in production of cement, fused silca, silica and purity quartz grits.
The manufacturing unit of the company is located at Puliyur, Karur an Industrially backward area in Tamil Nadu that commenced production in April 1968. Further, a greenfiled plant at Karikkali, Dindigul District was commissioned in
The manufacturing unit of the company is located at Puliyur, Karur an Industrially backward area in Tamil Nadu that commenced production in April 1968. Further, a greenfiled plant at Karikkali, Dindigul District was commissioned in October 2001. From a modest beginning of 2 lakh tonnes capacity per annum, it was gradually increased to 2.2 million tonnes in the year 2001.
Presently both the plants employ the modern dry process technology. It has most advanced, sophisticated, computer controlled state-of-the-art LOESCHE MILL for Grinding Raw Meal, LOESCHE lignite mill (First of its kind in India), a five stage pre-heater Kiln & Electronic packing plant. Equipped with centralised control room for process control, the advanced instrumentation with Expert system (Link Man) and elaborate display screen give up-to-the minute information on the production process so that any deviation can be promptly corrected.
Limestone is sourced from our mines at Palayam which is located 40 km from the factory. The mined limestone is then crushed through primary and secondary crusher. The crushed limestone is then transported to the factory on its own metre gauge track. The company added another feather to its cap by installing and commissioning a giant, sophisticated, high-tech and power efficient O & K cement mill resulting in a quantum leap in production to touch One Million Tonne mark.
Product range Cement
Chettinad Quartz Products Pvt. Ltd., is a 100% Export Oriented Unit. Its a leading Quartz Mine Owner, Manufacturer and Exporter of vide range of Fused Silica Products. It manufacture Fused Silica with In-house research and dedicated state of the art technology. The company has vast quartz resources to its credit, which can cater to the manufacturing needs for another twenty years.
In addition, it manufacture various sizes of cullets, grains of any size fraction and High Purity Fused Silica for specialised area of applications.
The fused silica products possess a unique characteristic combination of excellent thermal, optical and mechanical properties along with best chemical stability, high thermal shock and insulation resistance used mainly for demanding applications. The high purity s with minimum contamination levels add to the glory of the product.
Chettinad MB-F Hi Silica Limited -- A Joint Venture company with Morimura Brothers, Japan and Fukushima Yoghyo also of Japan, was established in 1991, started its manufacturing activity in 1993. The plant is located 25 km from Chennai, India. It is a 100% Export Oriented Unit, equipped with dedicated manufacturing lines having the latest Japanese Technology to produce High Purity Silica Powder exceptionally for the Electronic Industry.
The company belongs to Chettinad Group of Companies. The business group had ventured & diversified in varying fields including Manufacturing (Cement, Silica, Quartz, Grits), Services (Construction, Transports, Steel Fabrication, Ship Management and Stevedoring, Clearing & Forwarding) Trading, Power Generation, Plantation, Farms, Logistics, Education, Sports Management, Literature, Art and Music.
With growing demand for cement within India and South East Asian countries, Chettinad Cement is all set for expansion. It had decided to expand its horizons by starting another green field cement plant of 0.9 million tonnes capacity per annum with an estimated cost of about Rs 350 crore.