Set up in 1995 as Welspun Gujarat Stahl Rohren Ltd., Welspun Corp Ltd. as it is known today, is one of the largest manufacturers of Large Diameter Line Pipe Company in the world with a capacity of nearly 2 .2mn MTPA . The Financial Times, UK rated WCL as the 2nd Largest Large Diameter Pipe Company in the world when its capacity stood at 1.0 MTPA in 2008. WCL was also recognised as the ‘Emerging Company of the Year’ (Economic Times Corporate Excellence Awards) in 2008.
With a strong culture of ‘Engineering Excellence’, WCL takes pride in being a preferred supplier of Line Pipes in the world. The Company has supplied pipes for some of the most challenging projects and has a credible list of clients that is unmatched in the industry.
In the Gulf of Mexico, WCL is known as the company which supplied pipes to the deepest pipeline project (Independence Trail project). In the United States and Canada, the Company has supplied the longest pipeline (Keystone Project from Canada to U.S.). In Peru, WCL has to its credit supplying of the highest pipeline (Peru LNG) and in the Persian Gulf, WCL supplied pipes for the heaviest pipeline (IGAT IV).
WCL currently offers a one stop solution in line pipes with a capacity to manufacture Longitudinal (LSAW), Spiral (HSAW) and HFERW / HFI (ERW) pipes. The company additionally offers coating, bending and double jointing facilities, thereby giving a 360 degree pipe solution to its customers.
Welspun Corp Ltd. comprises of:
Welspun Pipes Division: With facilities in Dahej (Gujarat), Anjar (Gujarat) and Mandya (Karnataka) in India, Dammam in Saudi Arabia and Little Rock in U.S., WCL’s Pipes division is today among the largest welded pipe companies in the world.
Welspun Plates and Coil Division– The one-of-its-kind plate-steckle mill can manufacture plates up to an enviable width of 4.5 metres and Coils up to 2.8 metres wide. Besides catering to the internal API grade steel requirements of Welspun, this facility also services high-end plate and coil manufacturing for external clients. Welspun’s plate and coil mill has proven itself in the wind tower segment by garnering the highest market share in India and now is expanding its customer base internationally.
Welspun Tubular LLC (USA)– Adjacent to the Little Rock Port, this state-of-art spiral pipe and coating facility is spread across 740 acres and has an annual capacity of 350,000 tonnes, making it one of the largest industrial initiatives in the state of Arkansas, USA. The company recently announced the acquisition of a 44 acre site formerly owned by the Wheatland Tube Company.
Welspun Natural Resources Ltd.: Welspun Natural Resources Ltd has a joint venture with Adani Enterprises Ltd. to form Adani Welspun Exploration Ltd with Welspun holding a 35% stake. It has a portfolio of eight oil and gas assets across India, Thailand and Egypt.
Welspun Energy Ltd.– Welspun Energy Ltd. has been incorporated to setup Thermal Power plants and also to fulfill the commitment towards Green Environment by setting up Solar Energy power generating facilities.
Welspun Infratech Ltd: - Welspun Infratech Ltd recently announced the acquisition of MSK Projects India Ltd. (Now Welspun Projects Limited), thereby marking Welspun’s entry into the $500 dollar infrastructure sector in India. The company now has the capabilities to lay oil & gas and water pipelines.
Welspun Middle East Pipe LLC–WCL recently acquired 50.01 % interest in Aziz European Pipe Factory. This is one of the largest spiral pipe manufacturing facilities in the area. This state-of-the-art mill was set up in 2006 and can produce up to 350,000 MTPA of spiral pipes.
Welspun Middle East Pipe Coating LLC - Has a coating plant of 4.6 mn sq mtrs per annum capacity and has been commissioned.