ACCLimited is India's foremost manufacturer of cement and ready mixed concrete with 17 modern cement factories, more than 57 ready mixed concrete plants, a vast distribution network of over 10,000 dealers and a countrywide spread of sales offices.
The company has been a trendsetter and noted benchmark in cement and concrete technology since it was established in 1936. ACC has a unique track record of innovative research, product development and specialized consultancy services. The name ACC is synonymous with cement and enjoys a high level of equity in the Indian market.
The company continuously explores ways to make its business more planet-friendly and this concern is integrated into all activities of the value chain from mining to sales. It has among the lowest carbon footprints in its class. ACC had installed sophisticated pollution control equipment as far back as 1966, long before pollution control laws came into existence. It was among the first Indian companies to include commitment to environmental protection as one of its corporate objectives. Today each cement plant has state-of-the art pollution control equipment. ACC plants, mines and townships visibly demonstrate successful endeavours in quarry rehabilitation, water management techniques and ‘greening’ activities. The company actively promotes the use of alternative fuels and resources and offers effective solutions for waste management including testing and co-processing.
ACC’s commitment to sustainable development and its on-going efforts in community welfare programmes have won it acclaim as a responsible corporate citizen. Recently the CII-ITC Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Development cited ACC as a role model in conducting business sustainably, felicitating it with India’s most coveted honours in this field:
“India’s Most Sustainable 2015”
Sustainable Plus Platinum label of CII-ITC
CII-ITC Sustainability Award 2013, 2015 and 2016 for 'Outstanding Accomplishment'
With purposeful steps in knowledge building, the company has two institutes that offer technical courses for engineering graduates and diploma holders which are relevant to manufacturing sectors such as cement. The main beneficiaries are youth from backward areas of the country.
In 2005, ACC Limited along with Ambuja Cements Limited became a part of the reputable Holcim group of Switzerland. In 2015 Holcim Limited and Lafarge SA came together in a merger of equals to form LafargeHolcim – the new world leader in the building materials industry.
Since inception in 1936,
The company has been a trendsetter and important benchmark for the cement industry in many areas of cement and concrete technology.
ACC has a unique track record of innovative research, product development and specialized 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.
ACC has rich experience in mining, being the largest user of limestone. As one of the largest cement producers in India, it is also among the biggest customers of the domestic coal industry, of Indian Railways, and a considerable user of the country’s road transport network services for inward and outward movement of materials and products.