For a minute, let's go back to the era of pre-independence
The group has recently acquired a plant in Kolhapur, Maharashtra putting the total sugar capacity to 25000 TCD; it has also acquired Adhunik Cement in Meghalaya and Calcom Cement in Assam as part of its expansion plans.
Mr. J.H. Dalmia - He is in his late 60s, and has more than 36 years of experience across various industries, including cement, sugar and refractory. The man has personally received several patents for company's businesses. Mr. J.H. Dalmia has truly been instrumental in the success of the company.
Mr. Y.H. Dalmia - He has everything at his fingertips when it is about cement industry. He has over 35 years of experience in the cement industry, and also served as President of the Cement Manufacturers Association.
Mr. Gautam Dalmia - He is managing the sugar business and also leading all operations and executions of cement projects. He also provides leadership to the commercial functions for the group.
Mr. Puneet Dalmia - He is the one who conceptualized the growth strategy and governance architecture for the company. He is also spearheading the growth plans for the group.
New Think or Innovation is in the DNA of the Dalmia group. Kaizen - the Japanese concept of continuous improvement - is practiced in every process and system; this emphasis on New Think has led Dalmia companies to be among the leading companies in India.
It is next to impossible to tell the Dalmia Story - which spans over 70 years - in one go; there is a lot that has been left to be written about the business that has its roots in the pre-independence era. For more, the readers can log on to the corporate web site of the Dalmia Bharat.