Founded by Mr Jaidayal Dalmia in 1939, Dalmia Cement is one of India’s pioneering homegrown cement companies. Headquartered in New Delhi, the company operates as Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd, which is a 100% subsidiary of Dalmia Bharat Ltd and is listed on the National Stock Exchange and the Bombay Stock Exchange.
The company operates a manufacturing capacity of 30.75 MnT per annum (MTPA), across thirteen cement plants and grinding units which are spread across nine states. With over 20,000 dealers and sub-dealers, the company presently services more than 22 states and is among the leading players in every region where it is present in. To scale the business as well as venture into new geographies, both, acquisitions and greenfield expansions have been key for the company. Dalmia Cement is the only company with at least one plant in each of the four key eastern states of West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand and Odisha.
The company offers a range of cement variants through its brand portfolio of three marquee brands: Dalmia Cement, Dalmia DSP and Konark Cement. These brands are available as Portland Pozzolana Cement, Portland Slag Cement, Composite Cement and Ordinary Portland Cement in select markets. Dalmia Cement is India’s largest manufacturer of slag cement and is a category leader in super-speciality cement used for oil wells, railway sleepers, and airstrips. Dalmia Cement works with engineers and technocrats around the country to develop a wide variety of customised cement which is manufactured for specific engineering and construction needs.
The company invests heavily in research and development, operating three R&D centres equipped with cutting edge robotic labs (called Dalmia Cement Future Labs) at its regional hubs.