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Thursday, 08 April 2010
Jamshedpur: TRF, a manufacturer of material handling equipment and processing systems, is setting up an open fabrication yard to augment its works manufacturing facilities at Jamshedpur.

Sudhir Deoras, MD, TRF laid the foundation stone and performed the groundbreaking ceremony for the open fabrication yard. The fabrication yard will be developed over nearly five acres of land and will be used for manufacturing of large structures and equipments.

Sudhir Deoras also inaugurated the automatic CNC round bar cutting, chamfering, and grooving machine and the automatic CNC tube-cutting and double end recessing machine at the TRF works. The machines, bought from Modern Machine Tool Company, USA, are expected to help the company to increase productivity, reduce material handling time, attain higher accuracy and result in better customer service.

TRF has three business units, which cater to the material handling requirements. The Bulk Material Handling Equipment division specialises in the design and manufacture of a wide range of material handling equipment used in infrastructure industries. The Bulk Material Handling Systems division offers a complete package of material handling and allied systems and services on a turnkey basis. It deals mainly in the supply, design, engineering, manufacture, inspection, testing and packing of plant and equipment, including the supply of spares and tools. The Port and Yard Equipment division focuses on the design, supply, erection and the commissioning of material handling equipment for ports and stockyards including level luffing cranes, ship loaders and unloaders, container cranes, stacker-reclaimers and special purpose cranes for power and metallurgical plants.

All divisions of the company reported better performance than the previous year and made commitments to further improve the company’s performance to achieve the aspiration of becoming five times bigger in five years time and an international name in the area of bulk material handling, under the Vision-2013 campaign. It was agreed that the company would follow the five-T principle of technology, training, timeliness, thought process and teamwork in the pursuit of its goals and operations.

RK Rahi, general secretary, Tata Robins Fraser Labour Union, senior executives of the company and other union representatives were also present at the foundation stone laying function of the open fabrication yard and the inauguration of the new automatic cutting machines. Mr Rahi lauded the efforts of all employees in the rapid growth of the company and in making TRF a multi-national enterprise. Earlier in the day, the employees of the company, union representatives and management held a get together today to celebrate the record performance of all its divisions in the fiscal 2009-10.

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