ACC

ACC Limited (Formerly The Associated Cement Companies Limited) is one of the largest producers of cement in India. It's registered office is called Cement House. It is located on Maharishi Karve Road, Mumbai.[5] The stock price of company contributes in calculating BSE Sensex.

The management control of company was taken over by Swiss cement major Holcim in 2004. ACC operated as subsidiary of Lafarge Holcim.[6] On 1 September 2006, the name of The Associated Cement Companies Limited was changed to ACC Limited. The company is only cement company to get Superbrand status in India.[7]

History

In 1936, eleven cement companies belonging to Tatas, Khataus, Killick Nixon and F E Dinshaw groups merged to form a single entity, The Associated Cement Companies. Sir Nowroji B Saklatvala was the first chairman of ACC. The first board of directors had some prominent industrialists—J R D Tata, Ambalal Sarabhai, Walchand Hirachand, Dharamsey Khatau, Sir Akbar Hydari, Nawab Salar Jung Bahadur and Sir Homy Mody.

The list of companies that were merged:[8] The Indian Cement Co. Ltd., The Katni Cement and Industrial Co. Ltd., Budhi Portland Cement Ltd, The Okha Cement Co. Ltd. The Gwalior Cement Company Ltd., The Punjab Portland Cement Co. Ltd., The United Cement Co. Ltd., The Shahabad Cement Co. Ltd., The Coimbatore Cement Co. Ltd., The Dewarkhand Cement Co. Ltd., The C. P. Cement Co. Ltd.

 
The Gagal Cement Works of ACC Limited at Barmana, Himachal Pradesh.

Neeraj Akhoury is the current MD and CEO of ACC [9]

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