Loha Ispaat is one of the leading Independent Steel Service Centers in India having an existing client base of over 500 customers Pan India, making it a major player in the flat steel product (i.e. HR and CR Coils, Sheets and Plates) markets in India. The company operates as an Independent Steel Service Center that purchases raw materials like hot rolled coils, hrpo, cold rolled coils, crca, hr chequered coils etc. from steel manufacturers and converts them into various shapes and forms through decoiling / recoiling, slitting, shearing, cut to length and other value additions such as pickling, oiling, cnc plasma cutting, profiling, roll forming, (trapezoidal, corrugated), bell annealing, rewinding, cold rolling mill, skin pass mill, trapezoidal cutting, gas cutting etc. The company serves an important function as an intermediary between primary metal producers that generally sell large volumes of limited sizes and configurations, and end-users that require efficient services and economical quantities of customized products.
Currently, the company operates from two locations in Western Maharashtra, i.e. at Khopoli and Taloja, both of which are within a range of 100 kms from Mumbai. The existing Khopoli Unit provides various lines for Slitting and CTL facilities and has been operating an installed capacity of 900,000 MTPA, which would stand further, augmented to 2,181,900 MTPA post the current expansion project which has started initial commercial production in September 2012. The Taloja Unit operates manual pickling of HR sheets and plates (annual capacity of 105,000 TPA) and the company has also commissioned a Cold Rolling Mill (CRM) Complex with a capacity of 30,000 TPA (which will include Automatic Push-Pull Pickling, CRM , Skin Pass Mill, Rewinding cum Slitting Line and Bell Annealing Furnace) at nearby locations in M.I.D.C, Taloja. The proposed CRM complex has started initial commercial production with the automatic push-pull pickling division in September 2012.
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The company product portfolio offers a diversified product range which includes variety of grades, thickness, widths and standards, in HR, CR, HRPO, CRCA, Galvanized coils and plates, Chequered Coils & plates, Trapezoidal Blank etc. according to customer specifications (TDC). The company serves a well-diversified base of customers across industries like automobile, bearing, fabrication, packaging, general engineering, pipe manufacturing, white goods, infrastructure, home appliances etc. The quality standards at the company’s processing facilities are ISO 9001:2008 certified.