ACC Limited

ACC Limited is the fastest growing cement companies in India. It was established in 1936 and has been known for its quality product. ACC follow best manufacturing practices and give special attention to environment protection and installed pollution control equipments in way back in 1966.

All the ACC pants use latest water management techniques and ‘greening’ activities. Company always believes in capturing best industry talent and because of ACC give special focus on Knowledge building.


1936 - Associated Cement Companies Limited established on August 1, 1936.

1944 - ACC’s first community development venture near Bombay

1947 – ACC started India’s first entirely indigenous cement plant established at Chaibasa in Bihar

1952 – ACC launched Village Welfare Scheme launched

1961 - Blast furnace slag from TISCO used at the Chaibasa Unit to manufacture Portland Slag Cement for the first time in India.

1961 – Started manufacturing  of Hydrophobic (waterproof) cement at ACC Khalari Cement Works in Bihar.

1995 - ACC acclaimed as Most Respected Company in India by Business India.

1999 - Tata group sells 7.2% of its stake in ACC to Ambuja Cement Holdings Ltd, a subsidiary of Gujarat Ambuja Cements Ltd. (GACL)

2001 - Starting of the new plant of 2.6 MTPA capacity at Wadi, Karnataka plant.

2002 - ACC wins PHDCCI Good Corporate Citizen Award

2003 - IDCOL Cement Ltd becomes a subsidiary of ACC

2004       IDCOL Cement Limited is renamed as Bargarh Cement Limited (BCL).

2004 - ACC raises US $ 100 million abroad through Foreign Currency Convertible Bonds (FCCB’s)

2004 - ACC named as a Consumer Superbrand by the Superbrands Council of India

2004 - GreenTech Safety Gold and Silver Awards awarded to Madukkarai Cement Works

2005 – Starting  of Modernisation and Expansion project at Chaibasa in Jharkhand.

2006 - Subsidiary companies Damodhar Cement & Slag Limited, Bargarh Cement Limited and Tarmac (India) Limited merged with ACC

2006 - ACC announces new Workplace policy for HIV/AIDS

Awards & Accolades  

India's Most Admired Companies in the Cement Sector by Fortune India

CII - ITC Sustainability Prize for large companies.

Good Corporate Citizen Award - by PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Business Performance Social & Environmental Action Award  from Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry

National Award for Fly Ash Utilisation - by Ministry of Power

Indira Priyadarshini Vrikshamitra Award --- by The Ministry of Environment

Indira Gandhi Memorial National Award - for excellent performance in prevention of pollution and ecological development

National Award for Excellence in Water Management by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)