Malabar Cements Ltd.
Malabar Cements contributes to the developmental activities of the State by supplying a basic construction material. The presence of 'Malabar' in the market helps to control the cement price to some extent. MCL has the largest dealer network in Kerala for cement sales. Only Malabar Cements can reach its cement 'factory fresh' without any deterioration in the original strength either due to moisture or humidity, within 12 hrs anywhere in Kerala. Company has systems to educate the consumers about effective usage of cement and provide after-sales services.
Malabar Cements Limited, a fully owned Government of Kerala undertaking, is the only major integrated cement-manufacturing unit in the State. The Company was incorporated on 11th April 1978 and commenced production in April 1984 at its Walayar plant. The company has a paid up equity of Rs.26 crores and capital outlay of Rs.68 crores. It is rated to produce 4.2 lakh tons of cement per annum at its Walayar plant. As part of expansion programme it has commissioned a 2.0 lakh tons clinker-grinding unit at Cherthala in Alappuzha district in August 2003. Thus the total installed capacity of MCL is 6.2 lakh tons. This ISO 9001:2000 Company meets about 10% of total cement consumption in Kerala.
Malabar Cements Ltd., the only Portland cement manufacturer in Kerala. The company incorporated in April 1978, commenced commercial production in 1984, with capital outlay of Rs. 680 million and paid up equity capital of Rs. 260 million, is owned fully by the Government of Kerala. The 1200 TPD plant at Walayar is continuously running in profit. The Geological Survey of India has identified a cement grade limestone deposit in the Walayar reserve forest way back in 1961-62. The Mineral Exploration Corporation Limited confirmed its efficacy. The Company has following infrastructure.
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