Besco Limited, with its headquarters in Calcutta, is one of India's leading manufacturers of railroad infrastructure. Founded in 1929, it has successfully served the needs of the Indian Railways and those of other railroad systems globally for more than 75 years. Currently, the company has manufacturing facilities in Eastern and Northern India; namely in Calcutta, West Bengal and Faridabad, Haryana. The foundry in Calcutta has the capacity to produce in excess of 25000 MT of steel castings annually and has been certified by Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance Limited as being compliant with ISO-9001:2000 quality management standards.
The company’s product base is composed of engineering products of a high safety nature. These products find application on locomotives / wagons / coaches and rail tracks. They have been produced in technical know-how collaborations with reputed American railway builders such as Amsted and Cardwell Westinghouse to meet AAR standards. The company has exported substantial volumes of its products to the railway systems in Brazil, Austria, Japan, Czech Republic, Australia, Vietnam, Egypt, Bangladesh, China, Uganda, Indonesia, Thailand, Sudan, Mali and Malaysia etc.