ACC Limited is India’s foremost manufacturer of cement and ready mixed concrete with a countrywide network of factories and sales offices. It has made significant contributions to the nation building process by way of quality products, services and sharing expertise. ACC’s brand name is synonymous with cement and enjoys a high level of equity in the Indian market. It was the first cement company to figure in the list of Consumer SuperBrands of India. ACC is acknowledged as a pioneer and trendsetter in cement and concrete technology. The quality of its products and customer services make ACC the most preferred brand in the Indian cement industry. ACC Limited is part of the worldwide Holcim Group.
Since its inception in 1936, the company has been a trendsetter and a benchmark in the cement industry in many areas of cement and concrete technology. It has a unique track record of innovative research, product development and specialised consultancy services. The company’s various manufacturing units are backed by a central technology support services centre, the only one of its kind in the Indian cement industry.
As the largest cement producer in India, it is one of the biggest customers of the domestic coal industry and of the Indian Railways, apart from being a considerable user of the country’s road transport network services for inward and outward movement of materials and products.
It’s among the first companies in India to include commitment to environmental protection as one of its corporate objectives. The company installed sophisticated pollution control equipment as far back as 1966, long before pollution control laws came into existence. Today each of its cement plants has state-of-the-art pollution control equipment and devices. Its commitment to sustainable development, its high ethical standards in business dealings and its ongoing efforts in community welfare programmes have won it acclaim as a responsible corporate citizen.
Other than that, it has won India’s Most Admired Companies Award in the Cement Sector from Fortune India magazine and Haygroup India; National Award for Fly Ash Utilisation from the Ministry of Power, the Ministry of Environment & Forests and the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India; Good Corporate Citizen Award from PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Triple Impact – Business Performance Social & Environmental Action and Globalisation from FICCI; and Indira Priyadarshini Vrikshamitra Award from the Ministry of Environment and Forests for ‘extraordinary work’ carried out in the area of afforestation among others.