About the Company

Rain Industries, formerly known as Rain Commodities (RCL), incorporated in 1974 is engaged in the business of manufacturing cement, Calcined Petroleum Coke (CPC) and power. The company is the largest producer of CPC with a production capacity of 2.49 nillion tonnes per annum (MTPA). Under cement, company has created brand namely Priya Cement. Presently the company markets its product mainly in South India in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.

The company was incorporated under the name Tadpatri Cements, which later was changed to present one on Dec. 27, 2004. Presently the total cement capacity of the company is 3.16 MTPA.

In 2007, Rain Calcining was merged with Rain Commodities. In the same year company’s wholly owned subsidiary Rain Commodities (USA) Inc, entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of the Toronto-based Great Lakes Carbon Income Fund.

The company owns subsidiaries namely Rain CII Carbon India or RCCIL (erstwhile known as Rain Industries), Rain Commodities (USA) Inc, Moonglow Company Business Inc and Rain CII Carbon LLC. All these subsidiaries are engaged are also engaged in manufacturing cement, CPC and power. RCCIL is 100% export-oriented unit located in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh and produces CPC, which has an installed capacity 480,000 TPA. This unit also operates a captive power plant of 49 MW.

The company operates two manufacturing facilities in Nalgonda and Kurnool in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The production capacity of these plants is 1 million tonnes capacity per annum and 2.16 million tonnes capacity per annum respectively.


Rain Cements Limited is a leading producer of 3.12 million tons per annum of cement in South India since 1986 at two integrated plants at the following locations. RCL markets cement under the brand “Priya Cement” in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra. RCL is self-sufficient in all critical raw materials consisting of limestone, power and coal. RCL is also has Fly Ash Handling Unit at BTPS, Bellary, Karnataka Cement Packing Unit at Bellary.

Calcined Petroleum Coke
Coal Tar Pitch and Other Specialty Chemicals


  • 1998-Rain Calcining Ltd. (“RCL”) begins operations in Visakhapatnam, India with a capacity of 0.3 Million Tons
  • 2005- RCL doubles CPC capacity in India to become Fifth largest Calciner globally
  • 2007- Merger of RCL with Rain Commodities Ltd. --- Acquisition of CII (the Second largest Calciner at that point of time) at an EV @ of US$ 619 Million
  • 2008- Completed Brownfield Cement expansion of 1.5 Million Tons in Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh
  • 2012- Setting up of Group’s Fifth Waste-heat recovery facility in United States
  • 2013- Acquisition of RUETGERS (Second largest Coal Tar Distiller in the World) at an EV@ of € 702 Million
  • 2014- Completed Brownfield expansion of Phthalic Anhydride (“PA”) Project in Belgium
  • 2015- Commissioned FGD plant in Chalmette, Louisiana, USA.
  • 2016- Completed Greenfield Coal Tar Distillation facility with a capacity of 0.3 Million Tons, in Cherepovets, Russia through JV with PAO Severstal. --- 1.0 Million Tons, CPC Blending Facility in Vishakhapatnam, India.
    Set-up 7 MW Waste-heat Recovery Power Plant at Cement Plant in Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh, India --- Commissioned Third CARBORES® Reactor of 17,000 Tons in Germany
Parent OrganizationRain Industries Ltd.Managing DirectorN Radhakrishna Reddy
Founded1974NSE SymbolRAIN