Mongla Cement Factory
Cement is an essential component of infrastructural development. It is also one of the most important input of construction industry, mainly in case of government’s infrastructure and housing programs, which are necessary for the country’s socio-economic growth and development. As a result the market demand of cement is increasing day by day. Earlier a large quantity of cement was imported from different countries, whereas quality of cement was not up to the standard. Keeping in mind the importance of cement industries, create employment opportunity and to save the hard earned foreign currency of the nation and to extend/increase the welfare activities of SKS, the authority was decided to enhance its financial capabilities by entering into the cement market with locally produced cement. In view of above, in 1989 it was decided to set up a cement grinding mill at Mongla near Mongla Port. Accordingly, Mongla Cement Factory (MCF) started its journey in 1994 as equipped with modern, sophisticated and automated equipment/machineries. Finally, Lt General Mahbubur Rahman, psc, the chief of army staff formally inaugurated MCF on 8 March 1997.To meet up the ever growing demand of cement Mill-2 was erected in 2002.To ensure product diversification and ever growing market demand, another cement mill (Mill-3) is established at the same premises equipped with latest technology and is operating since mid 2016 satisfactorily. The factory has been producing & marketing cement for last 28 years with it’s goodwill. Elephant Brand is most popular to the economical & expert builders for it’s accurate weight, best quality & better workability.