The Tinplate Company of India

The Tinplate Company of India (TCIL) is the country’s largest producer of tinplate. Established in 1922, the company pioneered the manufacture of tinplate in India; today it accounts for over a third of the market. The company's products are used for canning and packaging of goods in the processed foods, paints, beverages, dairy products and other industries.

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Packing a punch

Making optimum use of its expanded capacity is the principal objective for The Tinplate Company of India (TCIL) as it seeks to strengthen its market-leading position in India and consolidate its export earnings. Under threat from substitute packaging mediums and international competitors, TCIL has opted for extensive organisational change and financial prudence.