Ambuja Cement, ACC launches innovative cement R&D facility

01 May 2023

ACC and Ambuja Cements, both owned by the Adani Group, have inaugurated a state-of-the-art Cement and Concrete Research and Development (R&D) centre on the outskirts of Mumbai in Kalamboli. The primary objective of this joint venture is to advance the industry, optimise costs, and develop sustainable solutions for the future.

The R&D facility will play a vital role in conducting cutting-edge research, promoting collaboration, and fostering the development of innovative solutions. Its primary purpose is to enhance product quality and address the various challenges encountered by the cement and concrete industry, as stated by the companies.

The establishment of this R&D facility is driven by a strong emphasis on new product development, productivity enhancement, reduction in energy consumption, and minimising the environmental impact associated with cement and concrete production.

Ajay Kapur, CEO of the Cement Business, expressed that the R&D facility signifies the collective commitment of both companies to push boundaries, encourage innovation, and tackle the industry’s challenges. He believes that this facility will significantly redefine the cement and concrete industry.

Furthermore, the newly established research and development centre serves as a platform for researchers and industry professionals to convene and discuss the future of cement and concrete, facilitating knowledge exchange and collaboration.

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