About the Company
Kesoram Industries (KIL) was incorporated in October 1919 as Kesoram Cotton Mills. The name was changed to Kesoram Industries & Cotton Mills in the year 1961. Later, in the year 1986, the name was changed once again to the present one. KIL is a diversified conglomerate belonging to the BK Birla Group.
The company is engaged in the manufacture of cement, tyres, tubes, rayon, paper, heavy chemicals and spun pipes. KIL is also listed on Societe de la Bourse de
The company set up its rayon yarn manufacturing unit in
KIL’s transparent paper unit is located in
The company’s cast iron spun pipes unit has a production capacity 45,000 metric tonnes per annum.
KIL has two cement manufacturing facilities located at Andhra Pradesh with a production capacity of 1.2 million metric tonnes and 4.1 million metric tonnes.
The company has set up automotive tyres and tubes unit in collaboration with Pirelli in Orissa. The unit has an annual production of 2.1 million tyres, 1.4 million tubes and 1.1 million flaps.
Its heavy chemicals plant produces 12,410 mtpa of caustic soda lye, 5,045 mtpa liquid chlorine, 6,205 mtpa of sodium hypochlorite, 8,200 mtpa of hydrochloric acid, 3,200 mtpa of ferric alum, 18,700 mtpa of sulphuric acid and 16,20,000 m3pa of purified hydrogen gas.
Award for 'Excellence in workers' welfare' from the Federation of Andhra Pradesh Chambers of Commerce, Andhra Pradesh.
Award for 'Excellence in rural development' from the Federation of Andhra Pradesh Chambers of Commerce, Andhra Pradesh.
Award for 'Excellence in industrial productivity' from the Federation of Andhra Pradesh Chambers of Commerce, Andhra Pradesh. 'Best Management Award' in 2007 from the Government of Andhra Pradesh.
'Best workers' welfare activity award' from the Federation of Andhra Pradesh Chambers of Commerce, Andhra Pradesh. Award for 'Best Improvement in Thermal Energy Performance' and 'Second best in environmental excellence in limestone mines' from the National Council for Cement and Building Materials. 'Global Cement Award' from the Global Cement and Lime Magazine, London.
Award for 'Recognition of outstanding achievement in the Modernization of Technique/Approaches of Plant Maintenance' from Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance
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