Tata Steel has always endeavoured to serve its customers with innovative products that come with the assurance of superior quality. It is one of the first companies in India to de-commoditise steel and introduce value-added branded steel products. Today, the Company continues to increase its market share of branded products to meet market demand of availability to customers along with product consistency and guaranteed quality and product specifications.
Tata Steel's branded products and solutions touch more than 2.5 million consumers and 5,000 customers across the globe every year. Ensuring a seamless process integration from mining-to-manufacturing-to-delivery completing the entire steel value chain. Over the years, Tata Steel has established its brands as dependable solutions winning the trust of its customers. The Company's branded products are also credited with a list of prestigious global awards and recognitions.
Tata Steel's branded steels serve different industries, such as, Automotive, Energy & Power, Lifting & Excavation, Construction and Infrastructure, General Engineering, Panels & Appliances, Capital goods and Railways.
Tata Steel is constantly pushing the boundaries on research and innovations that drive business results through its advanced Research and Development infrastructure and team of experts. It is this competent R&D team that continues to help the Group in creating significant benchmarks in the global steel industry.
Tata Steel's Research Department set up in the year 1935 in Jamshedpur, was the first of its kind in India and stands as proof of the vision and foresight of the Company's Founder. Known as 'Research, Development and Technology (RD&T)', the Division operates five research centres in India, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. It is these Research Centres that have helped Tata Steel stay ahead of its times.
Apart from using its research infrastructure to improve the quality and quantity of steels produced, Tata Steel has also dedicated its state-of-the-art research resources towards making the process of steelmaking more energy efficient, economically viable and environmentally sustainable. This is a part of Tata Steel's larger vision of creating value for all stakeholders.
Jamsetji believed that the route to the creation of wealth was "widespread industrialisation and the infusion of modern science and technology into the country's economic life". In line with this belief, innovation & technology is at the core of all business developments at Tata Steel. It is this spirit of innovation combined with the continuous effort at developing cutting-edge technologies and designing solutions that helps transform processes, improve inefficiencies, and enhance customer experience.
The bright minds at work at Tata Steel have helped the Company launch innovative and technologically advanced projects and product solutions that have completely transformed the global steel landscape. Cost effective building options, structures which can be erected by semi-skilled labour and sturdier yet lighter steels for motor vehicles are just some of the many game changing innovations Tata Steel has offered over the years.