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History & Milestones

  • HeidelbergCement Group entered India in 2006 through a 50:50 JV in Indorama Cement Limited and acquisition of the majority stake in Mysore Cement Limited.
  • HeidelbergCement Group acquired the balance stake of Indorama Cement in 2008 and merged the operations of the same with Mysore Cement Limited and capacity of the Company increased to 3.07 million tonnes per annum.The merged entity was renamed as HeidelbergCement India Limited w.e.f. Apr'09.
  • Having consolidated its operations, the Company completed brownfield expansion of its facilities in Central India in 2013 and cement capacity was increased to 6 million tonnes p.a.
  • Considering the infrastructural bottlenecks at the Raigad grinding unit, the plant was sold to JSW Steel Ltd. in Jan'14. Post the disposal, HeidelbergCement India's capacity stands at 5.4 Mn Tonne (Two Integrated Plants and One Grinding Unit).
  • The new manufacturing capacity has enabled the Company to increase its market share in Central India i.e. Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh and in markets of Bihar, Haryana and Uttarakhand. With the help of a committed sales team supported by quality product, the Company has carved a niche for its brand "mycem" in new markets and has further improved its brand positioning in the existing ones.