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Historical Journey

Historical Journey

Incepted in the year 1920, ISWP, was set by Sir Bahadur Inder Singha and became India’s first Wire Drawing Plant. But it was only in 1935 that ISWPL was incorporated as a company under the Companies Act, 1913. 

The year 1991 saw a major development for the Company, when Jamshedpur Engineering and Machine Manufacturing Company (JEMCO) merged with ISWP. Furthermore, ISWPL became a subsidiary of Tata Steel Ltd in the year 2003, and has a registered office in Kolkata, West Bengal.  

ISWPL started from scratch, stabilizing its production and strengthening its plant and machinery. Currently is spread over 300 acres, comprising of the Plant and a township. The Company boasts of a vast infrastructure with more than 800 houses, a school with more than 2500 children, a 20-bed hospital, Sport Complex and Water Purification Plant.

The Five Major Business Verticals

Committed to quality products and high standards of functioning, ISWPL has created a niche for itself in the category of Long Product segments and Welding Consumable Industry. Its wealth of experience, expertise and state-of –the-art technology, has uniquely positioned the Company to meet the most exacting needs of industries.

  1. ISWPL has a Wire Rod Mill with a capacity of 240000 MT of “finished goods” per annum. It is, indeed the only mill in India, which can produce 6mm TMT Rebars. The Mill is presently into producing wire rods and TMT rebars exclusively for Tata Steel Long Products Division.

  2. The Wire Mill at ISWPL has competence to produce 50000 MT wires per annum. The Mill is primarily into the production of H B Wires, Barbed Wires, P C Wires and Galvanized Wires for the Tata Steel Wire Division. From FY 18 it has ventured into the production of Chain link and Binding wire.

  3. ISWPL has forward integrated the business to produce Stick Electrodes and MIG Wire and markets this line of products under the brand name “SPARK”.

  4. ISWPL also produces Mild Steel Nails that are sold under the brand name “SPARK” and has supplies across public and private industrial sector.

  5. JEMCO, a division of ISWPL, is in the business of Rolls, Engineering Castings, and Zinc Dross Refining, it has an approximate annual capacity of 5000 MT. JEMCO caters the customer base which spread PAN India and also exports to the Middle East and Turkey.