Kesoram Industries Limited

Company limited by Shares (2) 517+ employees

Kesoram Industries Limited Description

Kesoram Industries Limited was established in the year 1919 and is headquartered in Kolkata. The company works under the flagship of B K Birla Group of Companies. Their products ranges from tyres to cement to rayon. The company initially started its business as Kesoram Cotton Mills Ltd in the year 1919. Soon they started with the production of rayon. Their first rayon plant was constructed in 1959 under the name Kesoram Rayon. Soon after the construction, the company started with the production of cement and tyres under the names of Birla Shakti Cement and Birla Tyres respectively. The company changed its name to Kesoram Industries Limited in the year 1986. The company has divided its business into three major divisions. This includes Birla Tyres, Birla Shakti Cement and Kesoram Rayon. Birla Tyres was established in the year 1991 as a part of Kesoram Industries Limited. The company collaboraed with Pirelli, the world class type manufacturer in the year 1991 for the production and development of their tyres. Birla Shakti Cement manufactures sells cements and has two cement manufacturing plants at Karnataka and Telangana. To support the production capabilities, the company has a network of 491 sales engineers and 1,544 dealers that are located throughout the region. The Kesoram Rayon was established in the year 1959 is a viscose rayon filament yarn and cellophane paper manufacturing unit that has employed more than 2700 employees. Currently, this particular factory has 52 spinning machines that has been installed with a capacity of 65000 MT per annum. The company's products are improved on a constant basis with a strong focus on research and development. At present, their products can be seen anywhere from fashion runways to everyday clothing. The company's operations have grown from strength to strength. The company is listed on National Stock Exchange of India, Bombay Stock Exchange, Calcutta Stock Exchange Association and Societe de la Bourse de Luxembourg.

Kesoram Industries Limited Overview

517+ employees
Company limited by Shares
Non-govt company
18 Oct,1919
N/A Related OEMs
N/A No. of plants

Company Breakup

Name share
Public Financial Companies
Foreign Holdings
Bodies Corporate
Mutual Funds
Total Number Of Shareholders 80602
Shareholding As On 2015-12-12

Kesoram Industries Limited in News

18 May 2021

MSME body wants FM to extend GST deadlines

Kassia president KB Arasappa also requested the Finance Minister to take steps to see refunds were released on priority. Karnataka has been under a lockdown until May 24, and manufacturing activities, except those in the essential sectors, have been at a standstill. The lockdown has choked production in industries and caused cash crunch, he said.

20 Dec 2020

Lubricant blending plant of IOC inaugurated in Kolkata

Pradhan was quoted as saying that the unit is strategically located near the port area and will have an annual throughput of one lakh kilolitre. Vaidya said it will be the largest plant in Eastern India and help industries like steel, railways, engineering, fertiliser and power.

20 Aug 2020

Mysuru likely to get over Rs 4,000 crores investment in various sectors

After announcement of new industrial policy, three companies have shown interest in investing over Rs 2,000 crore in Mysuru district. Among them is an auto part company while another is a pharma company which sought more land to expand its unit in Nanjangud. Another company involved in packaged drinking water has also shown interest to invest in Mysuru. These new investments are in addition to another Rs 2,000 crore investment proposed by a multinational smartphone/ electronics product manufacturer taking the total investment to over Rs 4,000 crore in the district.

08 Nov 2019

Kesoram may form subsidiary of passenger radial

B K Birla group flagship Kesoram is looking at creating a subsidiary of Birla Tyres after its demerger as separate entity. It will be for passenger car radial. The strategic partner is likely to be inducted in to this subsidiary with 50% stake. Kesoram CEO P Radhakrishnan told TOI that there is considerable interest for the passenger car radial unit which is under construction in Balasore.

26 Aug 2019

Incentive to be crucial for success of vehicle scrapping policy

While the automobile industry has suggested to the government that financial incentive should come from it to accelerate the plan to phase out polluting commercial vehicles that are more than 15 years, the government wants the industry to offer some discount to new buyers as it would boost their sales.

Directors of Kesoram Industries Limited

Name DIN Email Designation Date of joining
Tridib Kumar Das Unlock to View Unlock to View Director 01 Apr,2016
Lee Seow Chuan Unlock to View Unlock to View Director 08 Aug,2014
Sudip Banerjee Unlock to View Unlock to View Director 29 Apr,2014
Kashi Prasad Khandelwal Unlock to View Unlock to View Director 10 Apr,2012
Vinay Sah Unlock to View Unlock to View Nominee director 03 Nov,2011
Amitabha Jugalkishore Ghosh Unlock to View Unlock to View Director 29 Jun,2006
Manjushree Khaitan Unlock to View Unlock to View Whole-time director 30 Oct,1998
Basant Kumar Birla Unlock to View Unlock to View Director 23 Aug,1940

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