JK Cement plans to double production capacity

JK Cement, a JK Organisation group firm, is planning to add up to eight million tonne per annum (MTPA) capacity in the next five years, taking the total installed capacity to around 18 MTPA for grey cements.

Quoting a top official, a PTI report said the company is planning to expand to 3.5 to 4 million tonne in brownfield and greenfield projects separately.

JK Grey Cement Business Head Rajnish Kapur told PTI: “We are looking, in the next 4-5 years to add at least 7-8 million tonne to our capacity and go from 10.5 MTPA to 18 -19 MTPA.”

The company would also invest around Rs 1,200-1,500 crore in brownfield expansion at its Mangrol facility in Rajasthan in the next 24-30 months.

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