Born in 1922, out of a commitment to make India self-sufficient in manufacturing of tinplate, The Tinplate Company of India Ltd, an associate of Tata Steel, has pioneered the tinplate industry in India.
It is today the largest indigenous producer of tin coated and tin free steel sheets in India, enjoying 35-40% market share and undoubtedly the industry leader for 85 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.
Headquartered in Kolkata, the Company’s Works is located at Jamshedpur, Jharkhand. There are presently 8 zonal offices and a distribution network with 15 stocking points.
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TCIL Works, situated at Golmuri, Jamshedpur has presently two units- a combination line of Electrolytic Tinplate (ETP)/ Tin Free Steel (TFS) and Cold Rolling Mill (CRM).The company has set up a 2-stand (Double Cold Rolling) DCR Mill, backed up by state-of- the-art technology obtained from SMS Germany and UEC, USA for the manufacture of DR tinplate.
The Company is in the business of providing cost effective metal packaging solutions for processed edible products. It manufactures various grades of electrolytic tinplates, tin-free steel sheets and Full Hard Cold Rolled Sheets (FHCR) used for metal packaging. The company's ETP line operates at as high as 135% of its nameplate capacity (90,000 MT) while the capacity utilization of CRM is over 160% of its rated capacity (1,20,000 MT).
The metamorphosis of the company from a mere 'tinplate manufacturer' to a 'metal packaging solution provider' took shape on the 3rd of December 2005 with the inauguration of 'Solution Centre' by Mr.B.Muthuraman, Chairman, TCIL.