Automation ABB to Help Increase Production and Energy Efficiency for Century Cement

Editor: Dominik Stephan

ABB has won an order worth $18 million to design, engineer and supply integrated automation and modern electrification systems for Century Cement’s Manikgarh Cement plant in Maharashtra.

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Mumbai/India – Manikgarh Cement provides high quality cement products for building construction, road and bridge infrastructure and other commercial uses. ABB’s delivery is part of a two line expansion and plant modernisation project that will add production capacity of 2.8 million tons of cement per year, more than doubling its current production. The project also includes a 60 MW thermal power plant onsite.

“Our proven experience in executing large and complex projects, minerals and cement industry expertise and leading automation and power technologies helped us to secure this important order,” said Veli-Matti Reinikkala, head of ABB’s Process Automation division. “This modernization and expansion project will help the customer meet increasing the local demand for its product, while improving the overall efficiency of its production process, and stability of its electricity supply.”