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The Tata Steel Group has continually focussed on driving and maintaining excellence in operations through a relentless drive for improvement in processes, product and people, and a spirit of innovation.

Tata Steel’s Indian operations draw its greatest strength as one of the lowest cost producers of steel in the world. The capacity expansion at Jamshedpur has been an important growth project and will help strengthen the product portfolio in India while rebalancing steelmaking capacities across the Group. The Kalinganagar Project - Tata Steel’s second integrated steel plant in India - is also nearing completion, and scheduled to commission its first phase by March 2015.


Tata Steel Jamshedpur Works


Over the years, Tata Steel has placed a continuous emphasis on improving processes, with a view to consistently enhancing efficiencies to achieve better performance benchmarks in all areas of operations. The Financial Year 2012-13 marked a major milestone in operating history of Tata Steel as the ongoing capacity expansion at Jamshedpur was completed with most of the facilities of 2.9 mtpa brownfield expansion being commissioned for production. Full ramp up of the capacity was achieved in March 2013. The Jamshedpur Works currently comprises a 9.7 mtpa crude steel production facility and a variety of finishing mills.


Stabilisation of the new LD#3 & TSCR plant at Jamshedpur Works, with an installed capacity of 2.4 million tonnes per annum of HR coils, consolidated the Company’s position in the Flat Products market. With this new mill, the product mix has expanded to include HR coils up to 1680 mm in width and also higher strength materials. The shorter cycle times of this process has improved the capability of the Company to supply HR coils at shorter lead times.


Downstream Products Units


Agrico, Jamshedpur : Tata Steel manufactures agricultural implements through its Agrico Division (ISO: 9001:2008 certified) from Tata High Carbon Steel, after using a single piece by forging. The high quality of the products makes them the first choice in agricultural equipment both in the public and private sectors.


Wire Division Plants : To bring about a greater focus to the steel wires business, Tata Steel has brought all its wire manufacturing under the scope of the Global Wires Business. In India, TSGW has world class manufacturing facilities at Tarapur (Mumbai, Maharashtra), Pithampur (Indore, Madhya Pradesh) and at The Indian Steel & Wire Products in Jamshedpur.


Tata Bearings Kharagpur Plant : It is one of India’s largest quality bearings manufacturing units, with a capacity of over 37 million bearings per annum. The Bearings Division of Tata Steel is the first in the category in India to have successfully challenged the TPM Award from Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance, Tokyo in 2004.


Tata Growth Shop Gamharia : Tata Steel Growth Shop (TGS), a division of Tata Steel Ltd. is one of the largest designers and manufacturers of plants and equipment in India.  Spread over an expanse of more than 350 acres of land at Gamharia, Dist - Seraikela, about 16 Kms from steel city Jamshedpur, TGS has a massive and advanced manufacturing unit accredited with ISO: 9001 and ISO: 14001 certifications.