JAMIPOL is a joint venture company, promoted by Tata Steel, SKW Stahl Metallurgies AG, Germany and Tai Industries, Bhutan for the production and marketing of Desulphurising Compounds (DCs) used by the Steel Industry for external desulphurisation of hot metal (liquid iron). The product is required for the production of low sulphur high quality steels to International Standards and helps in increasing productivity and reducing cost. The setting up of JAMIPOL plant marked the beginning of a new era for supporting Indian Steel Industry, where a high-tech product vital for the Steel Industry was made available indigenously.
JAMIPOL plant, located at Jamshedpur, was constructed at a capital cost of Rs. 20 Crores. The plant has a designed capacity of 60,000 tpa of DC on three shifts operation basis.
The plant is capable of producing DCs of highest quality incorporating the state of art technology under an exclusive licence and know-how agreement with SKW Stahl Metallurgies AG of Germany. The plant started commercial production in Apr.'98. The Company has set-up a second unit of similar capacity at Toranagallu, District – Bellary, Karnataka. The unit has become operational from early 2006. With this unit, JAMIPOL now has footprint over entire country and can meet demand of all steel plants coming up in near future.