Tata Steel subsidiary TCIL set for 2000 crore expansion

Tinplate Company of India Limited (TCIL), a Tata Steel subsidiary, kicked off a Rs 2,000 crore expansion project recently with Hemant Soren, Chief Minister of Jharkhand, performing the groundbreaking ceremony.

TCIL’s current capacity is 415,000 tonnes and the first phase of expansion, which involves an investment of around Rs 2,000 crore, would add another 300,000 tonnes, taking the total capacity to 715,000 tonnes by 2026.

According to a company statement, the upcoming facilities would have state-of-the-art technology and higher levels of automation to cater to domestic and export markets, minimise man-machine interface, enhance safety aspects, and designed to meet the EU environmental norms.

R N Murthy, managing director, TCIL, said the expansion was a significant milestone in the company’s growth and commitment to the state. “We are committed to partnering with the Jharkhand government and local communities to promote the economic and social development of the region.”

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