MILESTONES

1978 : Heavy Metal’s first unit was set up at Mumbai for manufacturing Commercial Quality Cold Drawn Seamless Carbon Steel Tubes Pipes.


1982 : The second plant was put up at Ankleshwar for manufacturing Special Quality Cold Drawn Seamless Carbon Steel Tubes & Pipes. This plant found application in various sensitive and precision industries viz. Refineries, Petrochemicals, Fertilizer Plants etc.


1992 : Started production of Seamless Carbon & Alloy Steel Tubes & Pipes at new plant at 101, Bileshwarpura, near Chhatral in Gujarat State of India in the name Heavy Metal & Tubes Pvt. Ltd. This plant was set up to meet the increasing demand in Indian market and with an eye on the international market. All products are manufactured as per various National and International Standards viz. DIN, ASTM, ASME, JIS, BS, IS, GOST etc.


1993 : Started production of Seamless & Welded Stainless Steel Tubes & Pipes at another new plant at 101, Bileshwarpura, near Chhatral in Gujarat State of India in the name Shree Reliable Tubes Pvt. Ltd. All products are manufactured as per various National and International Standards viz. DIN, ASTM, ASME, JIS, BS, IS, GOST etc.


1998 : In 1998, the company was made a Limited Company. The activities of Shree Reliable Tubes Pvt. Ltd. were merged with Heavy Metal & Tubes Limited (HMTL) as Stainless Steel Division.


1999 : In 1999, HMTL started spreading wings and started exporting the products to the international market.


2004 : Two Pilger Mills and one Hot Piercing Mill were added to the Stainless Steel division of the company.


2005 : Expansion of Stainless Steel division of the company was done with tripling its capacity. With this expansion, now we have got 10 Pilgers, 5 Draw Benches, 3 Tube Mills plus other machineries to manufacture 6,000 MTs per annum of Seamless Stainless Steel Tubes & Pipes and 1,200 MTs of Welded Stainless Steel Tubes & Pipes.


2006 : Achieved Export Sales of 15 Millions USD.


2007 : Expansion of Carbon Steel division of the company was done with tripling its capacity and shifting to new location 138, Bileshwarpura in Gujarat State of India for manufacturing Seamless Carbon & Alloy Steel Tubes & Pipes. With this expansion, now we have got 9 Draw Benches plus other machineries to manufacture 24,000 MTs per annum of Seamless Carbon & Alloy Steel Tubes & Pipes.


2008 : New Bright Annealing Furnace with 10 MT Per Day Capacity is commissioned at Unit II (CS Division).


2009 : With a view to consolidate its position in market, HMTL planned for a major expansion to set up new latest technology plant to manufacture Hot Finish Seamless Pipes & Tubes in Carbon Steel and Alloy Steel at 193-211 Mandali in Gujarat State of India.


2010 : New Bright Annealing Furnace with 10 MT Per Day Capacity is commissioned at Unit I (SS Divison).


2011 : HMTL’s major expansion to set up its new plant (Unit III) was completed. The new plant has 75,000 MT Annual Capacity. It is helping the company to competitively cater to the growing demands of power sector (boiler and HRSG manufacturer), line pipes etc. The commercial production has begun in June 2011.


2011 : New Roto Ultrasonic Testing Machines are commissioned at Unit I and Unit II.


2012 : Second Bright Annealing Furnace with 30 MT Per day Capacity is commissioned at Unit I (SS Division).


2015 : We are working on OCTG [Oil Country Tubular Goods ] Pipes and by May 2016 We will start production for OCTG pipes.


2016 : Third Bright Annealing Furnace with 12 MT Per day Capacity is commissioned at Unit I (SS Division).


2016 : The right to use the Official API Mongram on manufactured poroducts under the condition in the official publication of the American Petroleum Institute entitled API Space Q1 and API-5CT and in accordance with the provisions of the License Agreement.


2016 : The right to use the Official API Mongram on manufactured poroducts under the condition in the official publication of the American Petroleum Institute entitled API Space Q1 and API-5L and in accordance with the provisions of the License Agreement.


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