New Age plant
Birla Shakti Concrete, a division of Vasavadatta Cement and Kesoram Industries, the flagship company of BK Birla group of companies, has the largest Ready Mix Concrete and Aggregate production plant in India.
Headquartered in Pune, the plant employs over 250 people. It produces the complete range of market-leading, high performance concrete mixes from M7.5 to M110 grades (including M10 pumpable concrete), designed to meet stringent IS Code specifications & new-age construction applications including custom lightweight architectural and structural precast concrete.
It was founded in 2013, and is headquartered in Pune. With a wide range of concrete solutions, state-of-the-art technology, modern fleet of truck mixers and mobile pumps, strong R&D & testing facilities and commitment to safety and sustainability, Birla Shakti Concrete is well positioned to cater to the evolving construction needs of the Indian market.
The factory is spread across an area of 25,000 sq mt. It houses a fully automated and computer-aided design manufacturing facility including Putzmeister Truck mounted Moli Pumps, Putzmeister Boom Placer, a state-of-the-art concrete testing lab, and Water Recycling plant. Single largest fleet of Liebherr Transit Mixers mounted on AMW vehicles, complete with GPS tracking systems, ensures prompt and timely delivery. The plant operates under most stringent, self-imposed quality control regimen in the industry and is acknowledged as the market leader for on-time delivery and commitment to excellence, strength and durability.
The company started operations with an annual production capacity of 4.5 lakh cubic metres and has a total installed capacity today of producing 6.5 lakh cubic metres of ready-mixed concrete. It is the first plant in India to offer customers a mobile application for placing orders.
Abhijit Lunkad, CEO, Birla Shakti Concrete says, "With this plant, we have set up India´s single largest, fully automated concrete manufacturing facility, a testament to our commitment to meet the country´s growing demand for high performance, cost-effective and environmentally friendly building solutions. Pune is fast emerging as a real estate hub and having a production facility positioned near our demand centers is a critical component of our business strategy and leaves us well-placed for future growth."
The company partners an extensive array of clients including real estate conglomerates, design-build firms and construction professionals in Pune like Sobha Developers, Kumar properties, Kolte Patil Real Estate, NCC Ltd., Goel Ganga, Karia Realty and Suyogdham Infrastructures LLP. The product portfolio spans a wide range of concrete mixes including self-consolidating concrete (SCC), Waterproof concrete, Aluform shuttering concrete etc., to cater to a wide range of applications including residential and commercial projects. The brand portfolio comprises:
The onsite research & testing laboratory and demonstration facility not only develops concrete, meeting specific type of application and jobsite requirements, but also schedules regular training workshops to educate customers, contractors, distributors, and all other industry partners on the developments in the concrete production.
|SHAKTICRETE||Concrete containing fly ash||M7.5 to M50|
|PTCRETE||Concrete for post tensioning slab||M35 to M50|
|SELFCRETE||Concrete with self compaction ability||M40 to M50|
|ALUCRETE||Concrete for Aluform-formwork||M25 to M40|
|WPCRETE||Concrete with waterproofing ability||M20 to M30|
|SEMCRETE||Concrete designed for MES
|M25 to M30|