R&D

The R & D division plays a pivotal role in retaining and consolidating company's leadership position in the Stainless Steel industry. This is achieved through continuous up-gradation of quality, processes, services and through product innovation to develop new products at competitive costs. Cross-fertilization of knowledge between production, quality control and commercial units in order to maintain global standards has been the guiding principle of the R&D function.

  • Development of high value products to serve niche markets
  • Quality up-gradation of existing products to enable enhanced global acceptance
  • Cost reduction by process development, optimization and refinement to provide a consistant competitive edge
  • Technology enhancement to increase quality production
  • Foster growth and develop new market segments through knowledge sharing with customers and to assist them in their operations and applications of our products

In addition to the above, the R&D division closely interacts with reputed national and international laboratories/scientific institutions/Universities to avail expert services & knowledge for critical investigations.

Understanding customer requirements and supplying products as per their requirements is ensured with the help of Quality Assurance and Quality Control groups. Across the entire business chain of supplies, operations and marketing, appropriate quality assurance systems are in place to ensure correctness at each step of the cycle. ISO 9001-2000 Certification of the plant is a testimony to this. ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 Systems Certification of the plant assure our commitment towards the environment and for providing a safe workplace for our employees.

For ensuring quality at every step, the production processes are constantly monitored and controlled to ensure that the finished products are as per customer's requirements. The plant has well equipped laboratories with a battery of modern equipment such as Optical Emission Spectrometres, X-Ray Fluorescence analyser, Carbon Sulphur analyser, Hydrogen analyser, Nitrogen and Oxygen analyser, Corrosion & Stress corrosion Testing facilities, Universal Testing machine, Ultrasonic Testing unit, Impact Testing machine, various types of Hardness testers, Surface Roughness tester, Optical & Scanning electron microscope, Dilatometer, Ferritoscope, Reflectometer, Profile projector and E-cupping testing machine. Well documented procedures ensure correctness in testing and certification of the products.