Ramco Cements

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Ramco Cements ராம்கோ சிமெண்ட்
Private Sector
Traded asBSE500260
IndustryBuilding material
power generation
FounderP A C Ramasamy Raja
HeadquartersChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Key people
Venketrama Raja, MD
A. V. Dharmakrishnan, CEO
RevenueIncrease US$3.7 billion (2014–15)[1]

The Ramco Cements Limited (formerly Madras Cements Ltd) is the flagship company of the Ramco Group, a business group based in Chennai, South India. P R Venketrama Raja is the owner of the company. It is the fifth largest cement producer in India. The company also produces ready mix concrete and dry mortar products and operates wind farms.

The main product of the company is Portland cement, manufactured in eight state-of-the art production facilities that includes Integrated Cement plants and Grinding units with a current total production capacity of 16.45 MTPA (out of which Satellite Grinding units capacity alone is 4 MTPA).Ramco Supergrade is the most popular cement brand in South India.

It manufactures and markets Portland cement, blast furnace slag cement, white cement and Pozzolana cement. The company has production facilities at Alathiyur, Chengalpet, Kolaghat, Medavakkam, Sriperumpudur, Jaggaiahpet, Virudhunagar and Vizag in India.

Ramco opened its first windfarm at Muppandal in 1993. In 1995, Ramco Cements installed 69 additional windmills at Poolavadi near Coimbatore. As of 2019, the total installed windmill capacity is with 165.785 MW with 235 individual units.


  1. ^ "BSE Plus". BSE. Retrieved 9 October 2015.

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