Maple Leaf Cement Factory Limited has developed the capacity to produce brownfield clinker by 500 tons a day to its existing
production facility as part of the debottlenecking and balancing, modernization and replacement plan.
With the current capacity addition, the total existing gray clinker production capacity will increase from 18000 tons per day to 18,500 tons per day, Maple Leaf Cement Factory said in a statement to the Pakistan Stock Exchange today.
The capacity addition has been carried out at the company’s production line-3 located at Iskanderabad, commencing operations in May 2019, the statement further said.
Maple Leaf Cement Factory Limited is a subsidiary of Kohinoor Textile Mills Limited. The Kohinoor Maple Leaf Group was formed by the Saigol group of companies, a reputable manufacturer of textiles and cement. KMLG comprises of Kohinoor Textile Mills limited (KTML) and Maple Leaf Cement factory limited (MLCF). Both companies are based in Pakistan and are listed on three stock exchanges of the country.
Maple Leaf Cement is the third largest cement factory in Pakistan. It was set up in 1956 as a joint collaboration between the West Pakistan Industrial Development Corporation and the government of Canada. It is strategically located at Daudkhel (District Mianwali) in Northern Pakistan, which is an area rich in raw materials required for the production of cement. Kohinoor acquired the ownership and management of Maple Leaf Cement under the privatization policy of the government of Pakistan in 1992.