Established in 1958, TRL Krosaki Refractories Limited (formerly Tata Refractories Limited) has pioneered refractory production in India. Today, this ISO 9001 company is the No.1 refractory company in India with a wide range of products like Basic, Dolomite, High Alumina, Monolithics & Silica Refractories having a consolidated installed capacity of 3,04,760 TPA (FY’10). Its key customers are the Steel, Cement, Glass, Copper and Aluminium industries. Its main Works is located at Belpahar in the district of Jharsuguda in the State of Odisha, India. The company has two subsidiaries viz TRL Asia Pvt.Ltd. (a Singapore based SPV) and TRL China Limited, 100% subsidiary of TRL Asia Pvt.Ltd. During the year 2010-11, the Company has achieved the distinction of being the first Indian refractories company to cross Rs.1000 Crores consolidated turnover.
After acquisition of 51% shares of Tata Refractories Limited by Krosaki Harima Corporation (KHC), Japan from Tata Steel, Tata Refractories Ltd. has changed its name to TRL Krosaki Refractories Limited. Tata Steel continues to hold 26.46% equity stake in TRL Krosaki. With the association of KHC, a leading refractory player with global presence and advanced technology, TRL Krosaki will be able to access latest technology and diversify its product offering. It will also provide TRL Krosaki an opportunity to easily access markets outside India. KHC and TRL Krosaki have jointly emerged as the 4th largest refractories manufacturer in the world.