The Tata Steel group has spawned several companies that are leaders in their sphere of operations.
IMPROVING QUALITY OF LIFE
Key function: Managing civic amenities and urban resources efficiently and responsibly so as to make them available and affordable for the end consumer
*Annual Turnover: $115.188 Mn
Carved out from the erstwhile Town Services Division of Tata Steel, JUSCO is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Steel with expertise in integrated town management, power distribution, engineering procurement construction, real estate, and operations and maintenance. JUSCO focusses on enhancing the quality of life of the residents of Jamshedpur through sustained capital investment and public-private partnership for infrastructure development. Jamshedpur today has among the highest per capita incomes in the country and is rated among the best cities to live in by its residents.
COLOURING THE WORLD
Key product: Synthetic iron oxide pigments
*Annual Production: 19045 MT/KL
Annual Turnover: $16.015 Mn
Tata Pigments Ltd is one of the largest producers of synthetic iron oxide pigments in India and the only Indian manufacturer of this product with BIS certification. TPL is the preferred supplier of pigments to leading companies in industries such as paints, building materials, plastics, rubber goods, paper and ink. It is also the leading brand in India for flooring colours.
TPL has also diversified its business into the service segment by offering complete solutions for painting requirements to industries.
ENSURING MANUFACTURING EFFICIENCY
Key product: Ferro alloys
*Annual Production: 46741 MT
Annual Turnover: $22.731 Mn
TS Alloys has set up a ferro alloys plant at Anantapur, Odisha, with a capacity of 59,400 MT per annum. Presently, the plant has two 16.5 submerged electric arc furnaces that commenced commercial production in 2007. The plant is located on 143.5 acres of land.
BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN MANUFACTURER AND BUYER
Key function: Offering steel services
*Annual Production: Tolling - 1363 KT, Distribution - 514 KT, Total - 1.88 MT
Annual Turnover: $361.643 Mn
Recognising the tremendous business potential offered by the vast gap between steel producers’ offerings and the actual requirements of steel users, Tata Steel formed a 50:50 joint venture in 1997 with Ryerson Inc., USA, (North America’s largest metal processor and distributor), to promote a steel service company, named Tata Ryerson Limited. The Company firmly established itself as the dominant steel service company in India. It became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Steel in 2009 and acquired a new name, Tata Steel Processing & Distribution Ltd from January 2010.
A one million tonne Steel Service Centre is coming up at Kalinganagar within Tata Steel's plant. This is part of TSPDL's Phase I development in Kalinganagar and is scheduled to be commissioned by September 2017. Post this, the Phase II expansion will be planned.
RAPIDLY GROWING INDUSTRIAL CENTRE
Key function: Constructing and operating a second road bridge connecting industrial towns of Jamshedpur and Adityapur in Jharkhand
*Annual Turnover: $0.63 Mn
Adityapur Toll Bridge Co Ltd (ATBCL) is a Special Purpose Company promoted under PPP model by Government of Jharkhand and Tata Steel Ltd. It is a public company incorporated on March 19, 1996. It is classified as Indian non-government company and is registered at Registrar of Companies, Jharkhand. Its authorised share capital is (Rupee sign)21.00 crores and its paid up capital is (Rupee sign)20.38 crores, Tata Steel being the major shareholder with 75% shares.
EXCELLING SUPPLY CHAIN AND LOGISTICS SERVICES
Key product: Packaging solutions for edible and unedible products
*Annual Production: 332084 MT
Annual Turnover: $124.251 Mn
The Tinplate Company of India Limited (TCIL), a subsidiary of Tata Steel Limited (TSL), was incorporated in 1920 and started its commercial production in 1922. These are among the most versatile packaging substrates used for packaging edible and non-edible products, and are used for its eco-friendly and superior properties vis-à-vis other packaging substrates such as glass, paper, plastics, aluminium, etc.
Key product: Manufacture of cast iron and steel rolls
Tayo Rolls Limited, a Tata Enterprise and a subsidiary of Tata Steel since 2008, was promoted in 1968 by Tata Steel Limited and Yodogawa Steel Works Limited, Japan and Nissho Iwai Corporation (now Sojitz Corporation), Japan. Tayo Rolls Limited is a leading Roll manufacturer, headquartered in Jamshedpur, India.
Key product: Sponge iron manufacture
*Annual Production: 390000 MT
Annual Turnover: $95.308 Mn
Tata Sponge Iron Limited (TSIL) was conceptualised to put India’s first indigenous technology for sponge iron manufacture on a commercial platform. TSIL is considered a benchmark among the coal-based sponge iron plants. It is arguably the only debt-free, dividend-paying sponge iron company in India for the last 23 years. It is also known for its exemplary environmental standards in an industry otherwise infamous for pollution. It was the first company to receive the integrated certification of ISO-9001, ISO 14001 & OHSAS 18001. It is also the first DRI plant in the world to achieve TPM certification in 2012. It has received a number of state and national awards from the government and industrial confederations and institutions in the fields of environment, productivity, safety, quality, HR, corporate governance, etc.
Key product: High-grade automotive cold-rolled steels
*Annual Production: 1303882 MT
Annual Turnover: $98.67 Mn
JCAPCPL is a joint venture between Tata Steel Limited (51%) and Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation (NSSMC, 49%). Its state-of-the-art technology caters exclusively to India’s growing demand for cold rolled steels in the automotive segment. It thus enables automotive OEMs to address their strategic objective of increased localisation. Located within Tata Steel’s Jamshedpur Works, the company has an installed capacity of 600,000 TPA.
EXCELLING SUPPLY CHAIN AND LOGISTICS SERVICES
Key product: Providing port logistic support and solutions
Annual Turnover: $77.446Mn
TM International Logistics Limited was incorporated as a joint venture company between Tata Steel and IQ Martrade of Germany to provide cost-efficient port-related services. With the vision of being a reliable logistics service provider characterised by operational excellence, TMILL’s wide range of logistics services comprises port operations, shipping, freight forwarding, customs house agency, inland logistics, warehousing, ship agency services and marine services.
Key product: Production of hot metal using iron ore, coke and fluxes
*Annual Production: 381968 hot metal tons
Annual Turnover: $206.11 Mn
Tata Metaliks Ltd (TML) is a listed company and subsidiary of Tata Steel (holding 50.09%). Seventy percent of its production is converted into foundry-grade pig iron while the remainder is transformed into molten metal for value addition and converting into ductile iron pipes by its 100% subsidiary, TMDIPL. Both plants are located at Kharagpur, West Bengal. TML holds a leadership position in the foundry grade pig iron market.
THE WORLD’S LARGESTSTEEL E-MARKETPLACE
Key product: The sale of secondary steel online
*Annual Turnover: $27.062Mn
Kolkata-based m-junction Services Limited was incorporated in 2001 as a 50:50 joint venture between Tata Steel and SAIL. Today, m-junction is not only the world’s largest e-marketplace for steel, it also exists on a wide spectrum of B2B e-commerce services comprising e-selling, e-procurement, e-finance, e-retail, loyalty solutions and knowledge services across diverse industry verticals.
m-junction’s entire ecosystem consists of nearly 180000 partners, buyers, sellers and influencers. It operates out of eight business units and employs more than 800 persons across India.
EXPLORING OPPORTUNITIES IN MINING
Key product: Optimising and exploring opportunities in mining
A 50:50 joint venture of SAIL and Tata Steel, S&T Mining's main objective is to work in the coking coal and mineral space domestically and internationally. The other objectives of the Company include beneficiation of coal and minerals, acquisition of international mining assets, mining of other minerals related to raw materials of steel and building on a competency, to provide consultancy services.
CREATING A NEW WORLD IN STEEL
Key product: Coated steel, steel building solutions and related building products
*Annual Production: 385103 MT
Annual Turnover: $275.983 Mn
Tata BlueScope Steel Ltd is an equal joint venture between Tata Steel and BlueScope Steel. The joint venture was established in November 2005 to operate in the SAARC region (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation). The company has facilities in Chennai, Jamshedpur, Pune and Bhiwadi. Its Coated Steel Business Division and Building Products Division have developed multiple brands that are leaders in their segments.
ENABLING EFFICIENT TRADE AND TRANSPORT
Key product: Managing supply chains
*Annual Turnover: $212.7 Mn
Tata NYK Shipping Pte. Ltd is a 50:50 joint venture of Tata Steel and NYK Line – one of the largest shipping companies in the world. Tata NYK offers solutions that help its customers manage their supply chain effectively.
Tata NYK has several diversified, high-performance, environment-friendly Japanese-built vessels. Its ability to trade worldwide in a multitude of trade routes, carrying a wide range of cargoes for a varied set of customers, gives it a competitive edge. Tata NYK has attained ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 certifications.
Key product: Desulphurising compounds used in the external desulphurisation of hot metal (liquid iron)
*Annual Production: 74496 MT
Annual Turnover: $42.734 Mn
JAMIPOL Ltd. is a joint venture between Tata Steel (42%), SKW Stahl-Metallurgie, Germany (30%) and TAI Industries and associates (27%). With a key purpose of improving the quality of life through leadership in sectors of national economic significance, JAMIPOL’s products are certified to Integrated Management System (IMS) for three major international standards – ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001: 2004 and OHSAS 18001: 2007. The company has facilities in Kalinganagar and Jamshedpur.