Over the last few years, the iron and steel pipe industry has been outclassing as one of the key sectors in the infrastructure development in India. Right from the extension of pipelines for providing drinking water to every household under JJM scheme, this industry has grown in leaps and bounds, thereby becoming one of the imperative drivers of growth of the country. Currently, India’s iron and steel pipe and tubes industry is valued at nearly Rs.60,000 crore and accounts for around 8% of the global steel pipe market. Behind this enormous growth lie the huge demands from domestic water infrastructure, oil exploration and transportation, construction, irrigation, infrastructure, expansion of gas pipelines such as national gas grid and city gas distribution, and many other sectors.
Holding an irreplaceable position in this fast-paced industry of India is Jindal Industries Private Limited, Hissar which has been functioning with the core vision of building the nation with top-notch products as well as its people through constant upgradation of their competencies since 1972. What places JINDAL-HISSAR at this position is undoubtedly its unparalleled quality and timely delivery of products to its customers! Sunil Jain, Director & CEO, Jindal-Hissar, adds, "Our mission has always been to provide better customer satisfaction”.
With a strong presence in North India, Jindal-Hissar manufactures not only high-quality ERW MS Black and Galvanized Pipes/Tubes in the range of 15mm to 300mm as per various national and international standards, but also Square Hollow Section & Rectangular Hollow Section for structural uses both Black & GI, Swaged Steel Tubular Pole. Jindal-Hissar products are also used in water & sewage purposes, water wells, and structural purposes; pipes for mechanical & general engineering purposes; belt conveyors; and others. Another Product of Jindal-Hissar are Line Pipes as per API & IS/ISO 3183 of size 88.9mm OD to 323.9mm OD for use in transportation in petroleum and natural gas industry.
Behind these products lie Jindal’s modern manufacturing machineries, mills, welding plants and galvanizing plants along with full in-house maintenance workshop, testing equipment and infrastructural facilities to produce the best quality steel pipes. Besides, the company also deploys the best of steel from JSW, JSL and SAIL, Zinc from Hindustan Zinc and other materials as well as state-of-the-art technologies in the industry. These unrivalled products are seamlessly subjected to thorough and vigorous quality checks through Jindal-Hissar’s association with various third-party inspection agencies such as Rail India Technical and Economic Service, Engineers India Limited, SGS India Limited, Bureau Veritas India, L&T, TUV Sud, TUV Nord, National Thermal Power Corporation, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, and Det Norske Veritas (DNV).
No wonder, Jindal Industries takes utmost pride in its customer base which includes BHEL, Bharat Petroleum, Metro’s of Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Kochi & Bangalore, Cairn, Voltas and many others who come back each time for more top-notch products. Further commenting on Jindal-Hissar’s customer base, Sunil asserts, “Our customers are our partners and we cannot imagine a better future for our company without helping them reach their objectives”. Customers are loyal to us as we keep transparency in all our dealings with them. Furthermore, the company also involves in extensive CSR activities near Hissar by supporting a lot of people through free medical check-ups while operating a few schools, hospitals, gardens and parks in the vicinity.
A Legacy Par Excellence
Jindal Industries Private Limited, synonymous with brand JINDAL-HISSAR is a prestigious company of the OP Jindal Group, which has proved its unerring might in the steel sector, having unstinted record of over five decades of service to the nation. While Jindal-Hissar stands as the first company of this esteemed group, Jindal Stainless, Jindal SAW, JSW, and Jindal Steel & Power have been established later, adding more eminence to the group. The O P Jindal Group is a $18 billion conglomerate, which over the last three decades has emerged as one of India's largest business organizations operating in various core sectors of the Indian economy. The Group was founded in 1952 by Shri. O. P. Jindal, a first-generation entrepreneur who started an indigenous single-unit steel plant in Hisar, Haryana. Over the years, the Group has grown to become a global conglomerate with business interests spanning across mining, power, industrial gases, seaport facilities and in the flagship space – steel manufacturing.
Prospects for the Future
For the road ahead, the company has plans of expanding into South India which entails setting up a new manufacturing plant in Bellary besides establishing a new warehouse in the western region of India, possibly Pune or Gujarat.
To keep up with the market requirement for product upgrading, Jindal-Hissar has got updated its pipe for grades 310 & 355 for IS:1161 & IS:4923, taken up new BIS licenses IS:9295 & planning for further more.
To keep up with the Transparency, SAP HANA has been introduced that allows Jindal-Hissar to perform transactions and analyse business data in real time. This will enable to give direct access of data to Customers.
Most importantly, the company envisions developing new products across its portfolio, deducing cost effective prices for its customers, enhancing the skillset of people in the management levels, and developing the second line of leadership. Sunil adds, “We are also exploring the possibility of outsourcing of steel pipes, wherein we can effectively utilize the excess capacity available in the industry”. On the whole, Jindal-Hissar is all geared up to double its profit in the next 2 to 3 years!