Texmaco Rail & Engineering Limited
TEXRAIL – Thrusting Ahead
Texmaco Rail & Engineering Ltd. (TEXRAIL), is a ISO: 9001-2008, premiere multi-discipline, multi-unit, engineering and Infrastructure Company, situated in the outshirts of Kolkata. The Company which came into being in FY2010, comprises the erstwhile Heavy Engineering and Steel Foundry businesses of industry legend, Texmaco Ltd., which was founded in 1939 by renowned industrialist, Late Dr. K.K.Birla. The Engineering and Steel Foundry Divisions of Texmaco Ltd. were transferred to TEXRAIL, with the parent compny retaining the businesses of Real Estate, Mini Hydel Power and Investments. The demerger has been done as per the decision of the Board in the FY 2010, to unlock the value of the shareholders in both the companies and enable them to focus on their core business strengths and grow independently of each other.
With 5 manufacturing units extending over 170 acres, TEXRAIL is one of the leading Mechanical and Structural Engineering Companies in India.
The Company manufactures a diverse range of products and is the largest manufacturer of Railway Freight Cars, and Hydro-mechanical Equipment in the country. Its product range also extends to Pressure Vessels, Road Repairing and Agricultural Machinery, etc. It has entered into technical collaboration with renowned multinationals for further developing and expanding its product portfolio.
With its strong credentials as the largest Freight Car manufacturer in India of modern hi-tech Stainless Steel cars, one out of every four Freight Cars on Indian Railways network is rolled out from TEXRAIL Works. TEXRAIL Freight Cars serve a host of core industries like Cement, Steel, Defence, Fertilizer, Oil, Aluminium, Thermal Power Projects, Chemical Plants, etc. These include Custom-built Special Purpose Freight Cars for movement of large oversized consignments of individual weights upto 250 T. It has recently taken up production of ‘Loco Shell’ for Electric Locomotives, outsourced by the Indian Railways. Besides domestic market, Texmaco has also made significant thrust in overseas markets. Several Awards bear testimony to its successful achievements in National and International Projects financed by World Bank, ADB and other Multi-lateral Funding Agencies.
TEXRAIL is also an outstanding name in the field of design, fabrication, supply, erection, and commissioning of Hydro-mechanical Equipment for mega Hydro-power projects. It is also well-known for fabrication of Heavy Steel Structures for Thermal Power Stations, Fly-overs, Railway Bridges, Cranes and Equipment for steel plants, naval Ship Structures for Indian Navy etc.
The Steel Foundry of the Company is the largest in the Country with a capacity upto 30000 Tonnes of quality Castings per year. It has a State-of-the-Art facility set up by the world renowned M/s. Kunkel Wagner, Germany. The Foundry has earned the distinction of Quality Assurance Certificate (M-1003) from AAR (Association of American Railroads), making it the only Foundry in India qualified to export railway castings to the North American Market. Recently, it has also been crowned with the “IIF Foundry of the year 2009” by The Institute of Indian Foundrymen.
The Company today, has a Joint Venture with M/s. UGL Rail Services Ltd., a leading engineering, maintenance and facilities management Company and Australia’s largest complete rail solutions provider for setting up a manufacturing facility at Kolkata in 50:50 partnership for the design, manufacture and supply of locomotive bogies, frames and platforms, wagons and wagon components for the Australian and other export markets. In addition to this, both parties look forward to exploring the rolling stock maintenance and refurbishment opportunities. complete rail solutions provider.
The Company is also in the advanced stage of negotiation with Multi National Groups to enter into a Joint Venture for manufacturing of Electric Multi Unit (EMU) and Metro Coaches at the Company’s plant site near Kolkata.
TEXRAIL’s forte, however, is its team of dedicated professionals and has to its credit a singular record of industrial harmony stretching over several decades. The Management has also made a massive investment in greening the environment.
Texmaco Rail & Engineering Limited
Birla Building, 9/1, R.N. Mukherjee Road,
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