In the bustling landscape of business and industry, a captivating transformation is underway within Grasim Industries, a prominent member of the esteemed Aditya Birla group. As the world evolves and markets shift, this conglomerate is shaping its destiny with audacious plans and dynamic ventures. From the vivid strokes of its paint business taking form to the digital symphony of B2B e-commerce resonating across the corridors of Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Delhi, Grasim Industries is crafting a narrative of innovation and growth.

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Grasim Industries, a part of the Aditya Birla group, is making progress with its plans for new ventures. The company intends to commission facilities for its paints business in the fourth quarter of this fiscal year. Additionally, its B2B e-commerce business focused on building materials, known as ‘Birla Pivot,’ has become operational in Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Delhi. Kumar Mangalam Birla, the chairman of Grasim Industries, shared these updates during the company’s Annual General Meeting.

Grasim’s foray into the paints business began in January 2021, with a Rs 5,000-crore investment over three years. Later, in May 2022, they announced an increased investment of Rs 10,000 crore by FY25. The company aims to establish a strong position as the second-largest player in the decorative paints industry.

The chairman emphasized that while the established businesses are strengthening their leadership, the newly identified growth engines are set to make a significant impact. In FY23, Grasim spent a record Rs 4,307 crore on capital expenditure, with Rs 1,979 crore allocated to the paints business. The fiscal year marked a milestone with consolidated revenues surpassing Rs 1 trillion for the first time. Over the last three years, the company has shown exceptional growth, contributing almost Rs 40,000 crore to consolidated revenues.

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