Bhubaneswar, Tata Steel has started dispatching Ferro Chrome branded as Tata Tiscrome from its Ferro chrome plant in Gopalpur Industrial Park in Ganjam district.
The first ever dispatch of Ferro chrome from the plant was flagged off by Vice President, Raw Materials, Chanakya Chaudhary and Vice President project,Gopalpur, Arun Misra in presence of other senior officials on June 18 last.
The first dispatches were made to Tata Steel’s distributors in North and West India namely M/s Lauls Limited and M/s Rohit & Co.
Both the distributors provided assistance of Rs 5 lakh each to “Daughters of Charity Mary Villa Home”, an old age home in Ganjam district to mark the occasion.
The Ferro-chrome plant has an installed capacity of 55,000 tonne per annum (TPA).It is a unique environment-friendly plant with state-of-the-art pollution control equipment and technology such as the ETP (Effluent Treatment Plant) and STP (Sewage Treatment Plant). It has 100 per cent water harvesting facility that caters to most of the water needs of the plant.
The company claimed that It has an indigenously built semi-closed hybrid furnace, which is first of its kind in India and components procured from all over the world to maintain high standards of quality and safety.
Also, it is the first plant in India to use briquetting method of Chrome ore fines agglomeration with ore proportioning facility. It has Factory Stuffing Yard inside the plant premises which has concept to directly dispatch to customers through containers QA Checked, weighed, sealed and customs clearance at site.