PIG IRON: SIL markets its finished Pig Iron to the Western, northern, southern and central part of India. Close to 80% of the Pig Iron is sold through dealer network and balance directly to the customers, of which again 15% goes to the industrial consumers. SIL’s Pig Iron enjoys brand value due to technical superiority of the Iron making facilities and modernization of the plant on a continuous basis. The Company’s marketing share works to about 2.5% of Pig Iron market in India.
METALLURGICAL COKE: SIL commissioned 300000 tpa Coke Oven facility with Stamp Charging and waste heat recovery with technology sourced from China and expanded to 450,000 tpa in December 2010. SIL consumes about fifty percent of the production for its captive use of the Pig Iron plant. Balance fifty percent is sold in the Bellary belt where the estimated requirement of the metallurgical Coke is over six and a half million tons. By virtue of superior quality and inherent commercial advantages over the imported coke, the company has been successfully marketing its Metallurgical Coke production.
POWER: SIL has set up a 30 MW of co-generation power plant by recovery of waste heat arising in the process of manufacture of Metallurgical Coke and eventually the generating capacity has been increased to 50 MW by addition of CFBC boiler to de-bottleneck the idle capacity in the turbine . After meeting its captive needs for auxiliary loads, Coke Oven operations and Water pumping, the company is selling about 40 MW of power. The surplus power is sold through bilateral trade and Indian Energy Exchange.
DUCTILE IRON PIPES: SIL has set up a state of art ductile iron pipe making facility where DI Pipes of size 80MM to 1000MM in class K7 and K9 are manufactured. DI pipes manufactured by SIL is approved by bureau of Indian standards under IS8329:2000