Steel flat and steel long, depending on the shape of steel manufactured. Steel flat includes steel products in flat, plate, sheet or strip shapes. Steel flat is mostly used in construction, shipbuilding, pipes and boiler applications. The TMT bars are widely used in construction works such as high-rise building, industrial structures, flyovers and bridges etc. The steel long products are required to produce concrete, blocks, bars, tools, angles, grider, gears and engineering products.
Indian demand is projected to rise to 200 million tonnes by 2015. Given the strong demand scenario, most global steel players are into a massive capacity expansion mode, either through brownfield or greenfield route. By 2012, the steel production capacity in India is expected to touch 124 million tonnes and 275 million tonnes by 2020. This facilitates the development of new technologies and ensures a high quality product.
Few Indian major players are as under
· Bildon Steels (India) Ltd.
· Brilliant Steel Products Ltd.
· C P Re-Rollers Pvt. Ltd.
· Chamundi Steel Castings (India) Ltd.
· Dewas Metal Sections Ltd.
· Diamond T M T & Procon Pvt. Ltd.