South East Asian Operations
In South East Asia, Tata Steel plans to concentrate its efforts in growing its value-added products and services portfolio throughout the region whilst strengthening its key steel operations in Singapore, Thailand and China.
NatSteel’s Singapore operations comprise steelmaking and rolling operations of capacity 7,50,000 tonnes per annum and has a well-established downstream business. The downstream business comprising direct sales to contractors uses 45 knowledge-centric services and consists of a cut and bend facility and products like mesh, cages and couplers which benefit the customers in terms of higher yields, higher productivity, lesser space requirement and just in time steel in desired sizes. The downstream facility in Singapore, produces over 4,00,000 tonnes per annum of cut and bend bars, mesh, pre-cages, bore pile cages etc., and is the largest single location facility in the world. In the Financial Year 2013-14, NatSteel continued to take bold steps towards operational excellence by enhancing its capabilities across all geographies.
For more information visit NatSteel website.
Tata Steel Thailand
Tata Steel Thailand (TSTH), is the largest producer of long steel products in Thailand, with a manufacturing capacity of 1.7mtpa. Through its subsidiaries, TSTH manufactures rebars, wire rods and small sections. Rebar products comprise round bars and deformed bars for use mainly in the construction industry, including roads, bridges, buildings and houses. The company's manufacturing activities are undertaken entirely by its subsidiary companies - Siam Iron and Steel at Saraburi Province, NTS Steel Group at Chonburi Province, and Siam Construction Steel at Rayong province.
For more information visit Tata Steel Thailand website.
Downstream Products Units
The Siam Industrial Wire Co. Ltd. (SIW), Thailand is today a part of Tata Steel Global Wires Business and one of the world's leading manufacturers of steel wire. With an annual production of 200,000 metric tonnes, SIW is one of Asia's largest manufacturers of pre-stressed concrete products.
Fuzhou Plant - NatSteel Xiamen, known for producing high end reinforcement bars with seismic properties, has started operations in Fuzhou, in the Fujian province of China in August 2012. NatSteel also started its downstream operations in Xiamen in March 2013.