Kiran R Nair
This article explains in detail the Tata steel as one of the most ethical companies in the world. also provides details of how Tata Steel implemented TBEM (Tata Business Excellence Model) and, as a result, reaped several benefits, to achieve organization-wide business excellence through continuous improvement of quality in business processes and by focusing on other areas of management including leadership, customer and market focus, strategic planning, business performance, information management, and so on. The case also provides details of how Tata Steel implemented TBEM and, as a result, reaped several benefits. Introduction
Steel is a unique and vital material. It touches almost every part of modern life. It is a key element of their infrastructure. From buses to buildings, from canned food to computers, almost everything we see around us is either made of steel or is made using steel. Steel is essential to modern society. Tata Steel is the second largest steel producer in Europe and has its main steelmaking plants in the UK and Holland. It supplies steel and related services to major industries, such as construction, vehicle production and packaging. The European operations are a subsidiary of Tata Steel Group, one of the world’s top ten steel producers. The combined Group has around 80,000 employees. About the company
Established in 1907, Tata Steel is among the top ten global steel companies with an annual crude steel capacity of over 28 million tonnes per anum. It is now one of the world’s most geographically diversified steel producers , with operations in 26 countries and a commercial presence in over 50 countries. The tata steel group, with a turnover of US$24.82 billion in FY 2012-2013, has over 81000 employees across five continents and is a Fortune 500 company. Tata steel’s vision is to be the world’s steel industry benchmark through the excellence of its people, its innovative approach and overall conduct. Underpinning this vision is a performance culture committed to aspiration targets, safety and social responsibility, continous improvement, openness and transparency. Tata steel’s larger production facilities include those in india, the uk, the Netherlands, Thailand, Singapore, china and Australia. Operating companies, within the group include tata steel limited( india), tata steel Europe limited (formerly corus), natsteel and tata steel Thailand (formerly millennium steel) Products and services offered
Steel is an essential material used in many industries – it’s the backbone to countless products, structures and services that shape the everyday lives of people throughout the world.Tata Steel serves customers in all the major market sectors globally, and recognises that each sector, such as automotive or construction or packaging, requires different solutions to meet its specific needs. Depending on market, region and specification of the product, they serve their customers directly or through various steel service centres. For Tata Steel, the constant focus is on delivering total dependability, assured quality, responsive service and added value to customers in every market sector. They offer a wide range of standard and differentiated products for a different and demanding markets worldwide such as ultra-high strength steel for automotive, speciality steels for aerospace and ultra-high hardness steel for defence and security Flat products
a) Hot rolled
Extensive range of hot-rolled strip steels are designed to offer both standard and specialist performance requirements such as forming, bending, deep drawing, laser cutting and welding. The structural range includes Durbar floor plate for construction applications and we can also provide high carbon grades to meet demanding wear and fatigue performance.
b) Cold rolled
Tata Steel offers a variety of steel grades and gauges with enhanced surface finishes and strength for demanding processing environments from...
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