Steel is an essential material used in many industries – it’s the backbone to countless products, structures and services that shape the everyday lives of people throughout the world.One of the major uses of Steel is in the Manufacture of Pipes which are used to transport energy products.Pipelines are a transportation system that enables the safe movement of inordinate quantities of energy products to industry and consumers, literally fueling our economy and way of life. They are arteries of any Nation’s energy infrastructure, as well as the safest and least costly ways to transport energy products.
In general Steel Companies in India with the exception of the Jindal Group are not involved in the Steel Pipe production .Most of the Steel makers in India have major operations in foreign countries particular Middle East.The boom times seem to be over for the sector and competition has become higher.
Steel Pipe Manufacturers in India
Jindal Saw Ltd. – Jindal SAW Ltd. is a part of the USD $ 12 billion O.P. Jindal Group, the foremost indigenous steel producers and exporters. It was the first company in India to use U-O-E technology to manufacture Submerged Arc Welded (SAW) Pipes. With a turnover in excess of Rs. 7000 crore, the company enjoys leadership in India’s tubular market. At Jindal SAW Ltd., the business operations are highly structured with three strategic business units: Large Diameter Pipes, Seamless Tubes, and DI (Ductile Iron) Pipes. It has diversified from a single product company to a multi-product company, manufacturing large diameter submerged arc pipes and spiral pipes and bends for the energy transportation sector; carbon, alloy and stainless steel seamless pipes and tubes manufactured by conical piercing process used for industrial applications; and Ductile iron (DI) pipes for water and sewage transportation. Besides these, the company also provides various value added products like pipe coatings, bends and connector castings to its clients.
Man industries – It is a leading manufacturer and exporter of large diameter Carbon Steel Line Pipes for various high pressure transmission applications for Gas, Crude Oil, Petrochemical Products and Potable Water. The Company has manufacturing facilities for LSAW & HSAW Line Pipes and also for various types of Anti-Corrosion Coating Systems.
PSL Limited – With a production capacity in excess of the 1 million ton mark, PSL is India’s largest manufacturer of HSAW pipes. The market share is not only confined to the domestic market but is also reflected in the huge orders from the US. The company has a 300,000 MT capacity plant in Missisipi.
Ratnamani Metals and Tubes Ltd. – In just two decades, Ratnamani has grown to become a multi-product, multi location public limited company providing total piping solutions to a diverse range of industries. Ratnamani manufactures Carbon Steel Pipes in following construction: High Frequency Welded [HFW] Pipes Submerged Arc Welded [SAW] Pipes.
The manufacturing facilities have the technology to produce a wide range of Stainless Steel Welded, Seamless Tubes & Pipes and Carbon Steel Welded Pipes. The company caters to the niche markets of almost all the emerging sectors like oil and gas, refineries, petrochemicals, process industries, power plants and water distribution. Ratnamani ensures high degree of flexibility in production and planning, making possible economical manufacture especially of small and medium sized production lots.
Suraj Stainless Ltd. – has specialization in tubing for Heat exchangers, Heater, Condensers, Heating Elements and Instrumentation with facility of annealed, pickled, cold rolled and weld bead removed tubes upto 22-meters long tubes. Suraj Stainless is a Govt. of India recognized Export House and is selling its premium products in India and abroad to more than 53 countries in all over the world. The company is well known for its Stainless Steel, Seamless & Welded Pipes, Tubes & ‘U’ Tubes which are manufactured and tested to international Standards. Because of the product availability in various sizes, grades and specifications, it is used by various industrial houses for their applications.
Zenith Birla India Ltd. – Zenith Birla (India) Limited is a Multifunctional Organisation having a turnover of US$.100 million per annum, manufacturing a wide range of products like Steel Pipes, Dyestuff Inter-Mediates, Synthetic Textile Yarns and Steel Cutting Tools.
Its Steel Pipes Division located at Khopoli (Mumbai), went into production in a record time of eighteen months. This Division ranks as one of the pioneers amongst Steel Pipe manufacturers of India. The manufacturing Process used is the latest technology of High Frequency Induction Welding process. The products are used in various applications like Water and gas, Line Pipes, Structural Pipes, Conveyor Idlers, Bore well Casing, Scaffolding Tubes, Electric Pole, Telecommunications, Conduits, Precision Tubes, Automobile Chassis etc.
Prakash Steelage Ltd. – Prakash Steelage Limited a company of the Prakash Group, is a leading manufacturer of High Quality Stainless Steel Seamless and Welded Pipes, Tubes & U-tubes, available in various sizes. Length of tubes is as per customer requirement. PSL’s welded and seamless tubes confirm to ASTM / ASME standards. The customer base includes a diverse set of industries including Oil & Gas, Power, Pharmaceutical, Petrochemical, Sugar, Dairy, Automobile, Desalination etc. Our products have found wide acceptance in the markets of North America, South East Asia, Africa, Middle-East and Europe.
Oil Country Tubular Ltd. – Oil Country Tubular Limited (OCTL), is one of the leading companies in the world processing a range of Oil Country Tubular Goods required for the Oil Drilling and Exploration Industry. The Products are manufactured to the relevant American Petroleum Institute (API) Specifications and carry API monogram. OCTL’s wide product range covers Drill Pipe, Heavy Weight Drill Pipe, Drill Collars, Production Tubing, Casing, Tool Joints, Couplings, Pup Joints, Subs, and Cross Overs. OCTL Drill Pipe and Tool Joints are manufactured from the finest quality steel available. OCTL can also manufacture and supply in large numbers finished Tool Joints and API Couplings for Tubing and Casing of all grades.