Tata Metaliks restarted its blast furnace on Oct 25 which had shutdown for repair and maintenance on September 19, as per a company release.
The Pig iron company caters to domestic markets in Ahmedabad, Coimbatore, Chennai, Howrah, Kolhapur, Pune, Rajkot and few cities in Punjab. It largely produces foundry-grade Pig iron.
Tata Metaliks is a subsidiary of Tata Steel. The plant at Kharagpur produces 550,000mt of hot metal, of which 200,000mt is converted into DI pipes and the rest into Pig iron.