Our Milestones

Discover our history, our progress, our plants, our accredited products, our partnerships and more since 1955, and relive this incredible journey with us.

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  • 2014
  • 2012
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  • 1982
  • 1959
  • 1955

Srikalahasthi Pipes Limited is merged into Electrosteel Castings Limited

Expansion of Captive Power Plant at Haldia with Waste Heat Recovery Boiler

  • A state-of-the-art Ferro Alloy Plant was set up at Haldia
  • 6th March - celebrating 25 years of pioneering DI Pipes in India

Launch of the EmpWin App – a platform where employees can connect, share and learn

A new DI Fittings & Accessories Plant was established for mass production, with a modern casting and finishing facility

A new pipe finishing facility was established at Bansberia near Kolkata with a state-of-the-art DI pipe coating and lining arrangement

Tied up US$ 200 mn through ECB

Tied up US$ 77.50 mn through ECB, commissioned 360,000 TPA sinter plant at Khardah and commissioned a 75,000 TPA coke oven battery at Haldia

Implemented SAP ERP System at the 1000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art Data Centre – thereby connecting all manufacturing plants and sales offices across India and supporting 350 user base to enable supply chain of the Company

  • Dl Pipes manufacturing capacity was scaled from 2,00,000 TPA to 2,50,000 TPA
  • Coke Oven Plant was commissioned at Haldia
  • A 12 MW Power Plant and 30,000 TPA second Kiln Sponge Iron Plant was commissioned at Haldia
  • Mini Blast Furnace capacity was increased from 2,00,000 TPA to 2,35,000 TPA
  • Stampcharging System was installed in the Coke Oven Plant at Haldia, which enhanced operational efficiency
  • Electrosteel raised USD 40 Million through the issue of Global Depository Receipts (GDRs) in October 2005 and became the first Indian Company to be listed on Professional Securities Market (PSM) of the London Stock Exchange (LSE) in addition to being the first Company to issue GDRs on the PSM
  • Accorded Three Star Export House by the JDGFT, Ministry of Commerce and Industry of the Government of India
  • Dl Pipes manufacturing capacity was scaled from 1,50,000 TPA to 200,000 TPA
  • The Company also received BSI Kitemark license for Dl Fittings at Khardah works, West Bengal.

The Company acquired 46% stake in Lanco Industries Limited (Now ECL-SW) in March 2002, which is involved in manufacturing of DI Pipes, Pig Iron, Cement and Castings

  • Dl Pipes manufacturing capacity was scaled from 120,000 TPA to 150,000 TPA
  • Mini Blast Furnace capacity was increased from 1,09,000 TPA to 2,00,000 TPA
  • Manufacturing capacity of DI Pipes was increased to 120,000 TPA
  • The Company obtained Kitemark license from British Standard Institute (BSI), UK for Dl fittings manufactured at our facility in Elavur, Chennai as per ISO 2531, BS EN 545, and BS EN 598

Received ISO 9002 accreditation from British Standard Institute (BSI) for Dl pipes and fittings

  • The Company obtained Kitemark license from British Standard Institute (BSI) for its Dl pipes as per ISO 2531, BS EN 545, BS EN 598
  • The Company commissioned its own mini-blast furnace with matching capacity for better quality control

Accredited with ISO 9002 from Indian Register Quality System - an accredited body of ‘Raad Voor de Certificate of Netherlands’ for Ductile Iron Pipes

Setting up of 60000 TPA Ductile Iron Pipe Plant at Khardah near Kolkata, the first ever in India

Electrosteel Group took over Shakti Pipes of Chennai to enhance the production of Cast Iron Spun Pipes

Production of Cast Iron Spun Pipes started along with other steel castings

Electrosteel Castings Ltd. was born

  • View of the Factory in the 60s
  • Annealing of Cast Iron Pipes, circa 1960's
  • Cast Iron Pipe Spinning, circa 1960's
  • Chemical Testing Laboratory, circa 1960's
  • Mechanical testing laboratory, circa 1960's
  • Old view of the plant, circa 1960's
  • Bitumen Painting of Pipes, circa 1970's
  • Dalmia Iron and Steel Co., circa 1970's
  • Grinding Media Balls, circa 1970's
  • Pipes being loaded using a Crane, circa 1970's
  • Plant inside, circa 1970's
  • Pipe Stockyard, circa 1980's
  • View of the Export Division, circa 1980's
  • Grinding Media Manufacturing
  • Inside the factory - Old days
  • Panoramic view of the old factory
  • Pipe Stacking at the Factory
  • Pipe Yard in those days
  • Ring Test on Cast Iron Pipes
  • View of the Old Cupola Furnace