Cement Machinery Industry
The cement machinery industry in India has evolved over the years keeping pace with the technological developments overseas
The Indian cement machinery industry is engaged in the manufacture of complete cement plants with capacities upto 10,000 TPD. based on dry processing and pre-calcination technology. The thrust on infrastructure projects by the Indian government augurs well for the cement industry and, in turn, for the cement machinery industry.
Cement companies have already expanded their capacities in anticipation of demand from the housing and infrastructure sectors. However, since the demand has not materialised, there is excess capacity in the cement industry. But this is deemed to be a passing phase, and the demand is expected to pick up once the economy turns around. Once this happens, the cement manufacturers are expected to once again go into expansion mode and this is where the machinery manufacturers can play a vital role by catering to the need latest for the technology machines, equipments and products for cement manufacturers.
According to the Ministry of Heavy Industries, presently there are 18 units in the organised sector for the manufacture of cement plant machinery. Modern cement plants are designed for high product quality, higher output with lower energy consumption and zero downtime. Presently, in India, cement is manufactured through dry process, wet process or semi-wet/semi-dry process. The dry process is considered superior because of its high fuel economy. Hence, many of the older wet process plants are being converted to dry process.
The technological collaborations of Indian companies with international cement machinery manufacturers have made it possible for Indian cement companies to procure plant, machinery and equipments for large sized plant with capacities of 3,000 TPD and more. The industry has been delicensed and foreign direct investment upto 100 per cent along with technological collaboration is allowed under the automatic route.
The cement plant and machinery industry has evolved over the years, moving from the wet process technology to the dry process based on pre-heater and pre-calciner technology, thereby improving fuel efficiency. The size of the dry process kilns ranges from 1,500 TPD to as much as 10,000 TPD. For grinding raw materials, vertical roller mills have replaced ball mills, use of continuous homogenising silos for homogenisation of raw meal, use of pre-blending stockpile, roller presses and high-efficiency separators, electronic packing machines, bag loading machine and advanced process control and instrumentation are some of the major changes observed in cement plant and machinery manufacture.
The dry process cement plants are equipped with efficient pollution control measures to meet the stringent pollution control norms laid down by various state pollution control boards. Some of the pollution control equipments include fabric bag dust collectors, gravel bed filters, electrostatic precipitators, etc.
The mini cement plants are based on vertical shaft kiln technology or rotary kiln technology. The vertical shaft kiln is suitable for mini cement plants as low capacity plant fabricated by small workshops can be installed at a lower cost. Also, it requires less space and has lower maintenance and refractory cost. The rotary kiln plant is based on dry process with suspension pre-heater and can be designed indigenously.
A-1/1, MIDC, Butibori, Dist - Nagpur, Maharashtra - 441 122.
Tel.: 7104 - 265723, 265 724 Fax: 7104- 265 893, 265 725 www.amcl.in
C K Somany, Chairman
AMCL Machinery is a group company of Hindustan National Glass & Industries. Based in Butibori, Nagpur the firm spreads across 5000 square metres. AMCL is in the business of design, manufacturing, supply & installation of vertical roller pre-grinding mill, tri-lobe blowers. The organisation also manufactures complete range of rubber & tyre machinery. It is also engaged in supply and installation of mechanical equipments in these industries. AMCL was founded in 1975 as a joint venture company of ACC and Leonh Herbert Machinfabrik (ThyssenGroup Company), Germany, with 74 per cent stake of ACC with manufacturing unit in Kalwe, Mumbai. In 1995, ACC bought over 26 per cent equity from Leonh Herbert and AMCL become wholly owned subsidiary of ACC. In 1995 second manufacturing unit was set up at Madukkarai, Coimbotore. In March, 2008 HNG (Hindustan National Glass) group purchased 100 per cent shares of AMCL with a vision of entering in the engineering business. The company is certified with ISO 9001:2000.
502, Udyog Vihar, Phase-III, Gurgaon - 122 016.
Tel: +124-400 1301/ 02/ 03/ 04/ 05 Fax: +91-124-400 1306 www.enexco.com
K G Puetz, Managing Director
Envisioned in May 1995, Enexco Teknologies has emerged as a successful business enterprise. With an aim of serving the cement industry and other core sectors with an array of engineering products and services, the company has grown significantly over the years. The firm operates in Gurgaon and has material handling units, process , packing and loading equipments. Spread across an area of more than 22,000 sq mtrs, the firm is an organized set up capable of manufacturing supply of complete cement plant, grinding units, packing plant and material handling components apart from regular processing equipments. Apart from this, the company also manufactures a wide range of material processing equipments for the cement industry like silos, bucket elevators, and clinker conveyor etc. Capitalizing on the vast growth potential that India has on offer and riding on its technological brilliance, Enexco is constantly delivering cost effective performance oriented solutions.
FLSmidth House, 34, Egatoor, Kelambakkam Rajiv Gandhi Salai, Chennai - 603 103.
Tel: 44-4748 1000 / 2741 1000 Fax: 44- 2747 0301/0302 www.flsmidth.com
Bjarne Moltke Hansen, Managing Director
FLSmidth is one of the leading suppliers of equipment and services to the global cement and minerals industries. The company supplies everything from single machinery to complete cement plants and minerals processing facilities including services before, during and after the construction backed with by tailored consultancy and support services. The firm offers full service solutions in six core focus industries: coal, iron ore, fertilizers, copper, gold and cement. FLSmidth supplies the minerals and cement industries globally with everything from engineering, single machines and complete processing plants, to maintenance, support services and operation of processing facilities. The core technologies and services range from material handling in the quarry throughout processing to end product. Headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark the firm has its offices in more than 50 countries. The organisation was established in the year 1882 in Copenhagen, Denmark by Frederik Læssoe Smidth and has become a leading supplier to the global cement industry.
KHD Humboldt Wedag
A-36, Mehtab House, Mohan Co-operative Industrial Estate, Mathura Road, New Delhi 110 044.
Tel: 011-4210 1110 www.khd.com
Martin Gierse, CSC Head
KHD first entered the Indian cement market in 1982, in collaboration with Cimmco Birla Ltd. At the end of 2000, a dedicated cement division was established in New Delhi to directly cater to the requirements of customers in the Indian and Asian sub-continent. With over 155 years of experience in the cement industry, KHD is a global leader in cement plant technology, equipment, and services. KHD offers a wide spectrum of products and aftermarket services for the cement industry, and is a leader in energy-efficient and environmentally friendly products for the grinding and pyro-processing sections of cement plants. The technology-focused group includes process engineering and project management among its core competencies. The company has registered its presence in the countries like USA, Russia and China.
Alahalli, Off Kanakapura Road, Anjanapura Post, Bangalore, Karnataka 560 062
Tel: 080-2632 0372 www.promacindia.com
J. Surendra Reddy, Chairman & Managing Director
Promac caters to all kinds of heavy engineering, fabrication and machining requirements through the heavy and medium machine shop comprising machines like VTL's, (up to 10.5 mtr , 100 tons and 3 mtr height), Gear hobbing machines (up to 7 mtr , 40 module and 1 mtr face width), floor boring machines, heavy duty lathes, Italian make Rolling machine for cold rolling thickness upto 120mm, Robot Plasma Cutting Machine etc. and is supported by a light machine shop with several lathes, radial drilling and grinding machines. The facilities at Promac Unit - I are spread over 30,000 sq. meters. A new fabrication centre, Promac Unit- II, in a government developed industrial area in close proximity to the above shop is constructed on an area of over 50,000. sq. metres and it is equipped with heavy facilities like 150 T EOT crane, sand blasting facility, Heat treatment furnace, modern paint shop, etc. The organisation was established in the year 1972 in Bangalore.
Putzmeister Concrete Machines
Plot N4 Phase IV, Verna Industrial Estate, Verna, Salcette Goa
Phone: +91-832-6696-000 Fax: +91-832-6696-300
Michael Schmid-Lindenmayer, Managing Director
Over 3,900 employees ensure that equipment to the value of around € 1 billion ($ 1.5 billion) is produced annually in the Putzmeister group works and delivered to customers in 154 countries on all five continents. This includes 3,400 concrete pumps, a variety of booms in more than 40 covering size and specification, over 4,300 mortar pumps, almost 2,500 screed conveyors and well over 700 high-pressure cleaners.
Schwing Stetter India
F71, F72 SIPCOT Industrial Estate, Irungattukottai, Sriperumpudur, Kanchipuram District - 602 105, Tamil Nadu
Tel.: +91 44 27156780/1, 27156537/8, 47108100, 37178100 Fax No : +91 44 27156539
Anand Sundaresan, Managing Director
Schwing Stetter India, a 100 per cent subsidiary of the Schwing Group of companies GMBH was incorporated in the year 1998. We are the pioneers of Indian Concrete Construction equipment industry catering to the Indian customers with world class concrete conctruction equipments. Schwing Stetter India has introduced path breaking products in the Indian concrete pumping industry such as BP 350 concrete pumps, CP 30 batching plants and the 6 M3 Truck mixers which became synonymous with the RMC industry. Today, with an unprecedented growth, Schwing Stetter India has successively dedicated manufacturing bases for its three core product range namely Concrete Batching plant, Concrete Pump and Transit Mixer. It employs more than 1400 experienced and skilled personnel working in the 3 factories and 12 branches all over India catering to the diverse customer needs from its centralized world class design centre.
No.16 Wangjing North Road, Beijing, China Post Code 100035
Tel:+86-10-64399518 Fax:+86-10-64399510 Http: www.sinoma.com.cn
Wang Wei, President
Sinoma International Engineering Co. was founded in December 2001. Sinoma International is mainly engaged in domestic and overseas large-scale project general contract integration services ranging from engineering consultancy, engineering design, construction and erection, equipment manufacturing, supply, commissioning, operation and maintenance etc. Basing on the succession and integration of the superior resources accumulated in Chinese cement industry over the past 50 years, the company is now looking at developing and expanding overseas. The hundreds of large-scale cement production line executed by Sinoma International are reaching over 30 countries in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America.
94 / 3, TTK Road, Alwarpet, Chennai 600 018.
Tel: 44-2499 5514 Fax: 44-2499 6451 www.takraf.co.in
K Gopal, Director-Sales
Takraf India was incorporated in 1995 to cater to Material Handling and Mining projects in India with an aim to provide engineering solutions. Hailing from the Tenova Takraf group the company has its references of over 200 equipment and systems to satisfy the customer need in India and across the world. The company specializes in producing mining, port and yard equipments.
ThyssenKrupp Industries India
Pimpri, Pune 411 018
Tel:020- 6612 4001 Fax: 020- 2742 5821 www.thyssenkruppindia.com
Heinz Dickens, Managing Director
ThyssenKrupp is a diversified industrial group. ThyssenKrupp generated sales of more than €49 billion. For the company, innovations and technical progress are key factors in managing global growth and using finite resources in a sustainable way. Backed by engineering expertise in the areas of material, mechanical and plant, the customers have gained an edge in the global market and manufacture innovative products in a cost and resource efficient way. The ties between India and ThyssenKrupp date back to 1860. The first cement factory in India was established in the year 1914 in the city of Porbandar. In the year 1929, Krupp estended its involvement by setting up a construction plant in India. Currently, with sales of about €720 Million India is the second largest market for ThyssenKrupp in Asia-Pacific with diversified business activities carried out by the local Group companies. Headquartered in Germany, the organisation has its offices in Nashik, Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad and Bangalore and internationally it operates in over 80 countries.
Universal Construction Machinery & Equipment
Universal House, Warje Naka, Pune-411029
Tel : +91-20-2523 0777, Fax : +91-20- 2523 1777 www.uceindia.com
Ranjeet R. More, Managing Director
The Universal Group, an ISO-9001:2000 Company, is among India's leading engineering conglomerates. A major player in construction and material handling equipment industry, Universal has emerged as a one- stop-shop for providing end-to-end solutions for the construction industry. Universal is a pioneer in manufacturing of reversible mini mobile batching machine with the state ahead technology of load cell based in-built system, water measuring system, admixture dosing system. The machine is available in the capacity of 550 ltrs, 800 ltrs, 1050 ltrs. The company also manufactures planetary concrete mixers. The Universal mast climbing works platform is yet another addition to Universal's inventory and is a substitute for bamboo and steel scaffoldings. The front end tipping Tough Rider is used to carry material where truck and tractors cannot move. Tough Rider is used to carry cement, bags from go down to mixing yard, concreting of industrial sheds, Tunnel Jobs. Universal's bar bending and cutting machines have electro-hydraulic rigid technology which offers unique advantages such as more power to weight ratio, ease of operation and maintenance.