Journey of RAIN


  • Manufacturing facilities in 7 countries across 3 continents
  • Production capacity of 2.4 million tons of calcined petroleum coke
  • Production capacity of 4.0 million tons of cement
  • Production capacity of 1.5 million tons of tar distillation
  • Production capacity of 0.65 million tons of advanced materials
  • Over 2,400 professionals
Rain Industries Limited (RAIN) is a leading vertically integrated producer of carbon, cement and Advanced materials products. Headquartered in India, RAIN has manufacturing facilities in eight countries across three continents.

RAIN’s subsidiary companies – Rain Carbon Inc. (RCI) and Rain Cements Limited (RCL) – are industry leaders in their respective sectors. 

RCI is a global leader and innovator in the production of crucial raw materials for the production of primary aluminum (including calcined petroleum coke (CPC) and coal tar pitch (CTP)), graphite, carbon black, refractory, titanium dioxide, lithium-ion batteries and a host of other products. RCI has a production capacity of 2.4 million tons per year of calcined petroleum coke and a total distillation capacity of 1.5 million tons per year. RAIN acquired RÜTGERS during 2013, and integrated the business into the RCI subsidiary. Rain Carbon is Europe’s leading manufacturer of chemical raw materials derived from coal tar, a unique by-product resulting from the coking of hard coal.

RCL is one of the leading manufacturers of cement in South India. The company mainly produces high-quality ordinary portland cement (OPC) and portland pozzolana cement (PPC), which are marketed under the brand name Priya Cement. RCL operates two cement plants with a combined cement production capacity of 4.0 million tons per year.

World-class manufacturing, operational excellence and high-quality standards have helped the RAIN companies register sustained growth since 2007.

A highly committed and motivated workforce comprising over 2,400 professionals is the key foundation underpinning RAIN’s consistent and continuous growth.

Innovation: The hallmark of success

Innovation is the cornerstone of RAIN’s operational excellence and industry leadership. RAIN has several firsts to its credit, from pioneering aromatic chemistry in Germany to inventing Bakelite, the first synthetic plastic material. RAIN’s relentless drive in R&D has helped it anticipate, pursue and develop sustainable solutions to improve business performance. RAIN employees have published more than 20 key technical papers and patents over the last 15 years.

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): Balance between profitability and social consciousness

Through the Pragnya Priya Foundation, RAIN supports several initiatives aimed at improving the quality of life of its workforce, their families and the community at large.

The foundation also provides educational and medical support for rural communities in Ramapuram Village, Mellacheruvu Mandal, Nalgonda Dist., Telangana State, India and Boincheruvupalli Village, Kurnool Dist., Andhra Pradesh, India. The foundation also undertakes plantation activities at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India.

RAIN also supports a range education-, health- and environment-related CSR activities in Europe and North America through the efforts of its Rain Carbon Inc. subsidiary, which is committed to enhancing the quality of life in the communities where it operates. (Click here to learn more about Rain Carbon's sustainability efforts and commitment to CSR.)