Incorporated as Ganapathi Cements on 15 May '91, Sukhchain Cements got its present name in 1993. It was promoted by Varesh Chalana and Vivek Chalana.The company is setting up a 150-tpd ordinary portland cement plant with vertical shaft kiln technology. It came out with a public issue in Sep.'93 to part-finance the cost of the cement project. Ordinary portland cement is widely used and is the major component in construction activities and in the manufacture of industrial products like railway sleepers, pipes, poles and many items. The plant will consist mainly of jaw crushers, hammer mills, ball mills, blending silos, vertical shaft kilns, cement mills, cement packing machines and other material handling systems, all necessary instrumentation and automation equipment, besides pollution control equipment and miscellaneous items like gensets, electricals, office equipment, maintenance equipment, weighbridge, etc. The company was scheduled to go on trial production in Mar.'94. It is also in the process of identifying prospective dealers for its product.