who we are
Usha Martin is amongst the largest wire rope manufacturer in the world and a leading speciality steel producer in India. The wire rope manufacturing facilities located in India, UK, UAE, and Thailand produce one of the widest range of wire ropes in the world. Long standing usage in diverse sectors like Oil & Offshore, Mining, Crane, Elevator etc is a testimony of our expertise in manufacturing high quality wire rope products.
Our expertise in wire rope dates back to 1961 when we set up our first rope manufacturing unit. Since then, we have been relentlessly dedicated on stringent controls on quality, at each stage of manufacturing to produce wire ropes, strands, wire, and steel products for the most demanding requirements of our customers.
With a philosophy that quality ropes are made from quality steel, we set up speciality steel plant in 1974. This integrated steel plant uses high quality iron ore and coal from captive mines to consistently produce high quality steel. Today, at one million tonnes capacity, it is the largest specialty steel plant in India in long product segment. The plant produces wire rod for wire drawing, alloy steel bar and wire rod for forging applications, commercial vehicles, cars, two wheelers, and engineering industries.
No matter in which part of world your requirement is, you will find Usha Martin close to you to fulfil your business needs in time, every time. A close proximity to customer not only ensures good service but also expedites our interaction with customer to understand their requirement, enabling us to build long term trust and partnership with our customers. With our worldwide network of distribution centre, you can be assured of a robust supply of products and services to keep your operations uninterrupted.
In this brave new world without boundaries, Usha Martin is truly, and effectively, yours.
Research & Development
Usha Martin’s global wire rope research hub (Global Design Centre) in Italy designs ropes that exceed your expectations and provide your business the benefits of technical developments in wire rope industry. The proprietary design software used by the Global Design Centre enables us to provide products that are the best in class. Besides rope designing and testing, the centre is actively engaged in providing technical assistance in the form of evaluating customer concept design of new equipment, conducting training for customers about rope properties, and managing special tests required by customers.
Usha Martin’s unwavering commitment towards social responsibility is reflected in the wide range of activities including women empowerment, education, healthcare, agriculture, animal husbandry, and village development, to name a few. These activities are undertaken by Krishi Gramin Vikas Kendra (KGVK), an organization supported by the company. These activities have been instrumental in community development and integrated prosperity covering more than 50,000 households spread over more than 300 villages. The TERI award for Corporate Social Responsibility is a recognition of our tireless efforts in this area.
AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
Right since its inception, Usha Martin has won many awards and recognitions for its excellence. The company has been awarded in multiple segments and on various parameters over and over again.
- UML plant at Jamshedpur has won the ‘Srishti’s Good Green Governance Award 2016’. The award is among one of the most prestigious environment awards in the country, presented each year to variety of industries.
- UML has been presented with the ‘Best Supplier Award, in the category of quality’ by Gabriel India Ltd on 13th Aug, 2015.
- UML has won the prestigious ‘India’s No.1 Brand Awards 2014’. It was awarded by No.1 Brand Awards Council, IBC Info Media, at Mumbai on 29th May, 2015.
- The Gaylin Group presented the ‘Top Supplier Award 2013’ to Usha Martin Singapore Pte Ltd in recognition of its product and service excellence.
- National Award of Star Performer for FY 2013 by EEPC INDIA.
- ‘EEPC INDIA National Award’ for Export Excellence in 2011-12.
- Our social arm, KGVK was recognized as the ‘Best Social Development Organization’ by the Times group of India in 2012.
- TERI Corporate Award for ‘Environmental Excellence and Corporate Social Responsibility’ for the year 2004-05.
With a global network spread all across the world, Usha Martin understands the local demand and provides best services catering to customer’s requirements.