Century Flour Mills Limited was established in the year 1953 and commenced productio...View More
Century Flour Mills Limited was established in the year 1953 and commenced production in 1955 with an initial installed capacity of 25 MT per day. The milling equipments were supplied by M/s.Robinson of England. The Founder Directors are : Dr.P.Maruthai Pillai and Sri.P.Govindaswamy. Sri.G.Ravindran is the Chairman and Managing Director.
This was the first pneumatic mill established East of Suez incorporating the direct pneumatic lift system. The initial capacity of 25 MT was expanded to 90 MT during 1957 by installing an additional plant, known as "B" mill, supplied by M/s Robinson of England.
During the year 1959 construction started for the third unit known as "C" mill and was completed in 1960. The capacity of this unit was 125 MT per day. The equipments were supplied from Germany.
During the year 1989-90 the screen room of 'C' Mill" was revamped completely and a total Dry cleaning system was installed. These equipments were supplied by Henry Simon's of England with a capacity of 10 MT per hour or 240 MT per day incorporating the dry cleaning system.
During the year 1996-97 the main power house was revamped completely incorporating the on line tap control to maintain uniform supply of electricity. New double M.V. Panels were installed and the screen room of A & B Mill was revamped completely. The existing Robinson Screen room of B mill was replaced with a complete Buhler Screen room of 12 MT per hour or 280 MT per Day capacity incorporating the dry cleaning process. During 2008 the Power house was re-vamped by replacing the existing 1000KVA transformer with 1600KVA transformer incorporating OLTC. During the financial year 2007-08 the company replaced some of the Roller mills with state of art Buhler Roller mills to improve the quality of our products
Realizing the need for further upgradation the "C" mill was further revamped during the year 1998 with state of art equipment imported from Republic of CZECH which is capable of producing different varieties of flour and the capacity of this plant was increased to 150 MT per day.
During the year 2003-04, keeping up with the emerging trends in the flour milling industry, the company installed balancing equipments to improve the quality of products and also replaced a substantial portion of the Henry Simon cleaning machinery installed in 1990 with Buhler machinery.
The milling complex is situated at No.2, Tank Bund Road, Perambur Barracks, Ottery, Chennai - 600 012, which consists of three plants viz. A, B & C mills having an installed capacity of 250 MT per day.
The company's products are marketed under the "RISING SUN" brand and are amongst the best in the Country. The Company has been milling on an average over 80,000 MT per annum. The turnover of the company is approximately Rs. 100 Crores per annum.
Good quality wheat is procured for manufacture of Maida, Sooji, Atta and Bran through Railway wagons from the States of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, etc.,. (Expert technicians analyse the wheat samples on various parameters in the company laboratory before the wheat is procured.
The company has also entered the retail market and for this purpose a dealership network has been established in the State of Kerala and parts of Tamilnadu and the response has been encouraging. During the year 1996-97 the Company installed fully Automatic packing machine for packing 1kg and 1/2 kg packets.
The company in recent years has also established itself in the export market and has been exporting wheat flour to Singapore, Malaysia, Myanmar and Tanzania.
We at Century are dedicated to our growth with the satisfaction of our customers through
- Quality Improvement
- On Time Delivery and
- Compliance to Requirements
We have been awarded ISO 9001 : 2008 by M/s. TUV NORD, the first flour mill in India to receive this certification. The above certification ensures good manufacturing practice which in turn assures the highest quality.
We have also been awarded ISO 22000 : 2005 by M/s. TUV NORD, the first flour mill in India to receive this certification. The above certification ensures hygiene and food safety on our products.
FOOD SAFETY POLICY
Century is committed to process and supply superior quality wheat products under safe, hygienic conditions with adequate controls at all stages, from wheat inward to despatch of Maida, Sooji and Atta. This will be achieved through:
- Identifying and meeting customer needs, expectations and statutory requirements.
- Continuously improving food safety requirements through objectives and GMP program.
CERTIFICATEISO 9001:2008 Certificate
ISO 22000:2005 Certificate
InfrastructureLABORATORY : The mills are equipped with a full fledged laboratory and the quality is tested every hour to ensure that the products are of high standards before it leaves the Companie's premises.
WORKSHOP : There is a full fledged workshop and proper trained personnel are available to maintain the equipments on a regular basis. The workshop is equipped with Lathes and Grooving machines imported from Germany.
TRANSPORT : For movement of wheat from Railhead to mills and for delivery of wheat flour within the City the company owns a fleet of lorries numbering eleven.
The process adopted in the mills is totally a dry cleaning process and there is absolutely no discharge of any effluent. After installation of appropriate machinery, even Air Pollution has been brought under control. Appreciating this system, the roller Flour Miller's Federation of India has conferred the "Best Pollution Control Award" for the year 1992 to the Mills.
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
For the year 2000-2001 the company was awarded the Durga Dutt Sahuwala Award for the Research and Development by the Roller Flour Miller Federation of India.
NATIONAL PRODUCTIVITY AWARD
The Best Productivity Performance Award in Cereal (Flour Milling) Processing Industry for the year 2000 - 2001 was awarded to the Company by The National Productivity Council. The award was presented by Shri Rajnath Singh, Minister for Agriculture & Food Processing Industries Government of India and Shri Arun Jaitley, Minister of Commerce & Industry and Law & Justice, Government of India on 16th February, 2004 at New Delhi.
The Certificate of Merit Award for the year 2002-2003 in the category of Cereal (Flour Milling) Processing Industries was awarded to the Company by the National Productivity Council. The Certificate was presented by Shri Subodh Kant Sahai, Union Minister of State for Food Processing Industries on 26th August, 2005 at New Delhi.
The First Award for the year 2003-2004 in the category of Cereal (Flour Milling) Processing Industries was awarded to the Company by the National Productivity Council. The award was presented by Shri Subodh Kant Sahai, Union Minister of State for Food Processing Industries on 26th August, 2005 at New Delhi.
The company has tied up with ITC Ltd-foods Division to manufacture "AASIRVAAD" whole Wheat with effect from December 2004. Today ITC is one of the largest players in Whole Wheat Atta.
WIND POWER DIVISIONThe Company has a Wind Power Division having an installed capacity of 4.80 MW at Muppandal, Palladam and Udumalpet. The power generated from these units are consumed by the company for its production and the surplus is sold to TANGEDCO
Board Of Directors
Sri. P. Govindaswamy
Sri. G. Ravindran
Chairman and Managing Director
Sri. Anand Kumar Rengasamy.
* For Best Price, Please Contact The Sales Dept Ph: +91-44 - 25342282 / 25342043
No.2, Tank Bund Road, Ottery, perambur
Chennai-600011Phone:+91 - 44 - 26621701 / 26624562 / 26622579
No.6, Indian Chamber Buildings,
First Floor, Esplanade.
Chennai - 600 108.
Phone: +91 - 44 - 25342043 / 25342044 / 25342673