Kisaan Steels (P) Ltd. was incorporated in 1973 and is one of the leading manufacturers of steel forgings in northern India. The products are made as per customer’s requirement out of carbon steel, alloy steel & stainless steel and are being successfully used in high-profile companies who insist on quality products.
In a conversation with Tube & Pipe India, Mr. A. Mookherjee, CEO, Kisaan Steels (P) Ltd., reveals details about the company’s manufacturing capabilities, product portfolio, clientele, and future roadmap.
“Our business roadmap is to consolidate our business. As I mentioned, we are on the verge of attaining potential exponential growth.”
Tube & Pipe India: Could you please give us a brief outline of the business journey of your company along with its crucial milestones?
A. Mookherjee: Primarily, we have two major industries, associated with the Kisaan Group. One is Kisaan Steels (P) Ltd. (KSPL) and the other is Kisaan Techno Forge (P) Ltd (KTF). KSPL is located in Ghaziabad whereas Kisaan Techno Forge is in Sikandrabad, which is located within 35 kms. We, at KSPL, are manufacturers of forgings, flanges, tubes, tube sheets and shafts, etc. while at KTF; it is pipe & pipe fittings.
The advantage of the Company is that we are a professionally managed group of companies which manufacture standard and special forgings in-house. We can make single piece forging upto 10 tonnes per piece. Further, we have state-of-the- art CNC machines to manufacture as per customer requirement. We have business credibility in the market. We also export our products. Superior quality, timely delivery, and competitive prices are the pillars of our company’s philosophy.
TPI: Cast some light on infrastructure, manufacturing capabilities, and machine installed at your facility.
AM: Our machine shop is well-equipped with modern and accurate machines like CNC, VMC, VTL machines and band saws, heat treatment facilities and to handle every type of job. We have open forge hammers-Electro Hydraulic type with the capacity of a maximum of 10 tonnes and die forging with a capacity ranging from 0.5 inches to 72 inches. We are also into alloy steel, carbon steel and stainless steel and duplex steels.
TPI: Please tell us about your product portfolio along with its key strengths and applications.
AM: We cater to various industries with wide range to products including turbine shaft, blocks, flanges, tube sheets & blinds, etc. Our strength is our in-house CNC facilities for drilling holes, grooving and other activities. We have the right infrastructure, NABL accredited test labs and MPI facilities.
TPI: What are the recent developments and what will be your future plans?
AM: We are presently consolidating our facilities to optimise our resources for a productive professional approach to business excellence. We are into expansion mode wherein we have acquired extensive land for setting up state of art forging facilities comprising of Press, Ring Rolling, and associate facilities. Our focus is PQCDSME (Productivity, Quality, Cost, Delivery, Safety, Morale, and Environment).
TPI: Please share some light on the clientele of your company.
AM: We have esteemed customers in government as well as private companies including Engineers India Ltd., Bharat Petroleum, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL), GAIL India (Ltd.), Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd., Larsen & Toubro Ltd., Reliance Industries Ltd., Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), NTPC Ltd., ISGEC, and Punj Lloyd Ltd., among others.
TPI: Share your outlook on the tube & pipe industry.
AM: The market for tube & pipe in India is on the upswing. The government is making efforts with its ‘Make in India’ approach. Not only in India, but we can also cater abroad and that’s what we are focusing on. Primarily, our focus would be on the Middle East, Africa, and Eastern Europe.
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TPI: What is your technology and business roadmap?
AM: Our business roadmap is to consolidate our business. As I mentioned, we are on the verge of attaining potential exponential growth. We are on a roadmap from a journey of 6 crore to 8.5 crore per month without any additional facilities. We are also into expansion mode. We have our second factory in Sikandrabad which is around 40 km from our parent factory in Ghaziabad. Moving forward, we might relocate the facilities there so that we have enough space and optimisation of flow to get the benefit of scale and productivity. We plan to focus on conservation of energy, green initiatives, and upskilling our workforce.