STAR CEMENT LTD.
Overview: Star Cement Limited is the largest cement manufacturer in north east India. Our plant is spread across 40 acres of land in the idyllic town of Lumshnong, a strategic location at Meghalaya that ensures easy availability of high-grade limestone. Our brand “Star Cement” has established itself as the most accredited brand of the region on grounds of both quality and fair pricing.
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Star Cement Limited is one of the most profitable cement manufacturers in North East India.
- Because of its prudent locational advantage
- Because of its timely raw material linkage
- Because of its proactive capacity expansion
- Because of its expert brand positioning
Parentage: Star Cement is a 70.48% subsidiary of Century Plyboards (India) Limited.
Product: Star Cement’s product range includes Ordinary Portland Cement (OPC 43-Grade) and (OPC 53-Grade) and Portland Pozzolana Cement (PPC) in line with evolving customer needs.
Plant: Star Cement’s 0.6 MTPA integrated cement plant at Lumshnong (Meghalaya) is proximate to key raw material reserves of limestone, coal and shale. The company also added 0.46 MTPA cement unit in Meghalaya (via its subsidiary) aggregating an installed capacity of 1.0 MTPA.
Pride: Star Cement was recognized by the Meghalaya state government for its pioneering cement plant in the backward area of Lumshnong in 2005. The company is an ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001 & OHSAS 18001 certified Company.
Penetration: Brand “Star Cement’ is one of the largest in the Northeastern region. Its output is marketed through a 400 b dealer network resulting in the largest market share in North East India. The Company’s institutional customers comprise Larsen & Tourbo, National Hydro Power Corporation, Public Works Department, Indian Railways and Ministry of Defence.
The plant is located at village Lumshnong, situated on National Highway 44 and 135 Kms away from Shillong towards Silchar; in Jaintia Hills.Meghalaya.
This plant has been producing clinker from 23rd Dec.2004 and cement from 2nd Feb.2005. This is the largest cement plant in North East India, which is shortly to be expanded to 1 Million Ton per annum capacity.
Presently Star Cement is marketing super quality clinker to different grinding units located in India, Nepal & Bhutan, along with cement of 3 types.
1. Ordinary Portland Cement 43 grade
2. Ordinary Portland Cement 53 grade
3. Portland Pozzolana Cement Part I Fly ash based
The fourth variety i.e Portland Pozzolana cement Part II. Calcined clay based will shortly to be introduced. The company has received BIS License for the products being sold in the market. The company has developed a good image in the Market since launch of the product due to its superior quality. The company has also received ISO certificate.
The plant was supplied by M/S Walchandnagar, Pune.