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Packaging

Tata Steel is one of Europe’s leading suppliers of high quality packaging steels, offering innovative new materials, applications and processing technologies.

Tata Steel supplies a range of steel products in both the consumer and industrial packaging sectors. In the Consumer Packaging sector, we provide high quality packaging steels for the worldwide can-making industry including tinplate, ECCS and Protact® polymer-coated steel. These are primarily used in the light metal packaging for food and beverage cans, as well as for paint, aerosols, closures and promotional packaging. Globally, more than two-thirds of all steel cans are recycled - well ahead of the recycling rates for plastic and aluminium containers.

 

In the Industrial Packaging sector, Tata Steel provides formable steels for large and intermediary steel drums and also small pails. These can be supplied in coil, blanks and pressed circles. Metallic-coated products are also produced for the Industrial Bulk Container frame and base; these are supplied in both coil and tubular form. Ranges of bottle grades are also available for the gas cylinder market.

 

Our products and services have helped our customers develop cans that are easier to open, cans that are more sustainable and cans with high performance coatings for demanding applications.

 

The Tinplate Company of India (TCIL) is today the largest indigenous producer of tin coated and tin free steel sheets in India and undoubtedly the industry leader for more than 90 years. The company exports about 20-25% of its production directly to end-users (can-makers) and its products are well accepted in the markets of SE Asia, Middle East and some developed countries in Europe.

 

Visit Tata Steel Europe’s dedicated website for the Packaging sector.

 

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