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Massive Expansion Plans Worth Rs.5,400 Cr For Jindal Stainless Announced

Jindal Stainless is set to invest Rs 5,400 crore for expansion and has formed a joint venture to establish a stainless steel melt shop in Indonesia.

Jindal Stainless Ltd, a leading producer of Stainless Steel flat products in India, manufactures diverse grades for sectors like automotive, railways, construction, and consumer goods. With plants in Odisha and Haryana, its Jajpur, Odisha facility’s stainless steel capacity rose to 2.9 MTPA from 1.9 MTPA. Additionally, Jindal Stainless Hisar Ltd (JSHL) in Haryana has a steel melting capacity of 0.8 MTPA. Annually, the company’s shares have delivered a significant return of over 148% on the National Stock Exchange, showcasing impressive multi-bagger growth.

Rs.5400 Crore Investment

Jindal Stainless Steel Ltd (JSL) announced a Rs.5,400 crore investment plan to enhance production capacity and pursue acquisitions. Their strategy, spanning three years, combines organic and inorganic expansions which includes forming a joint venture with a Singapore company to establish a stainless-steel melt shop in Indonesia, with an annual capacity of 1.2 MTPA. Over the next two years, Jindal Stainless will invest Rs.700 crore in this venture, boosting its melting capacity to 4.2 MTPA, an increase of over 40%.

Additional Expansion Plans

Additionally, the company will invest around Rs.1,900 crore to expand its downstream lines in Jajpur, Odisha, to accommodate an increased melting capacity. Approximately Rs.1,450 crore will be allocated for upgrading infrastructure such as railways, sustainability projects, and renewable energy projects. Jindal Stainless also intends to acquire a 54% equity stake in Chromeni Steels Private Limited (CSPL) through a structured indirect acquisition, totaling about Rs.1,340 crore, covering both equity and debt. CSPL operates a cold rolling mill with a capacity of 0.6 MTPA in Mundra, Gujarat.

Conclusion: By investing in the facilities and enhancing infrastructure, Jindal Stainless is strategically positioning itself for future growth and operational efficiency. The improvements in logistics will not only support the planned volumes but also contribute to smooth operations and cost-efficiency. This approach emphasizes the company’s commitment to meeting rising demand while optimizing its supply chain capabilities. Overall, these initiatives demonstrate Jindal Stainless’ dedication to staying competitive and ensuring sustained success domestically and globally as well.

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