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FLSmidth receives cement plant order in India


PRESS RELEASE - FLSmidth to deliver complete equipment to a new cement plant in Tamil Nadu, India.

FLSmidth has signed a contract with Larsen & Toubro Limited for engineering, procurement and supply of equipment for a complete cement production line with a capacity of 3,000 tonnes per day. The plant will be located in Ariyalur, approximately 300 km south of Chennai in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. The end client of the project is Tamil Nadu Cement Corporation Limited (TANCEM), a wholly owned undertaking of the Government of Tamil Nadu, with whom Larsen & Toubro Limited has an EPC contract.

The order includes a complete range of equipment from crushing to packing plant; ATOX® 35.0 vertical mill for raw grinding, ATOX® 20.0 vertical mill for coal grinding, Pyro Processing System with low NOx ILC calciner, FLSmidth Cross-BarTM CB10x40 cooler, and UMS 5.0 x 15.0 ball mill for cement grinding. FLSmidth's supply also includes equipment from product companies of FLSmidth, such as planetary gear units for vertical mills from FLSmidth MAAG, bag filters and ESP from FLSmidth Airtech, packing plant from FLSmidth Ventomatic, control system and plant automation from FLSmidth Automation, and weighing and metering systems from FLSmidth Pfister.

"The project combines the strengths of FLSmidth as a leading supplier of the most productive and energy-efficient cement plants, and that of Larsen & Toubro as a reliable turnkey construction player, providing the full EPC solution to the end client. India is an important market for FLSmidth, and with the growth expectations and the many infrastructure projects in the pipeline to support this growth, we expect an increasing level of activity in India in the coming years," says Country Head of FLSmidth India, Carsten Riisberg Lund.


  • Scope: A complete state-of-the-art cement production line with the latest environmental pollution control systems and technology for the highest levels of maintainability - all backed by FLSmidth's proprietary automation systems for increased productivity and optimised energy consumption.
  • Plant capacity: 3,000 tonnes per day
  • Customer: Larsen & Toubro Limited, for Tamil Nadu Cement Corporation Limited (TANCEM)
  • Geography: Ariyalur, Tamil Nadu, India
  • The order will be delivered over the next 16 months.

Please address any questions regarding this press release to:

  • Country Head of FLSmidth India: Carsten Riisberg Lund on +91 44474 81001
  • Media Relations: Sofie Karen Lindberg on +4530931877, or

FLSmidth is the market-leading supplier of productivity to the global minerals and cement industries. Headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, FLSmidth delivers engineering, equipment and services solutions to customers in more than 50 countries worldwide.
Productivity, sustainability, and quality are focus areas for the 13,000 employees in FLSmidth. The company generates annual revenue of approximately DKK 20 billion.
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