An ISO 9001 : 2008 certified company
We are proud to introduce ourselves as one of the leading Iron & Steel Merchants in Chennai. We are in this highly competitive business since our inception in 1965.
The seeds for this reputed firm was sowed by our founder none other than (Late) Sri.P.K.Kandaswamy Chetty who was in this field from 1950, in the year 1965. His vision and courage had paved way for this reputed concern. His entrepreneurial acumen had made our firm to grow from scaffold to scaffold and from strength to strength. He was ably assisted by his three sons Sri.P.K.Shanmugam, Sri.P.K.Krishnamurthy and Sri.P.K.Sankar who eventually became the partners.
PAST & PRESENT BUSINESS ACTIVITIES :
• From the inception doing business with only main producers like SAIL, TATA & IISCO.
• Became star dealer of TATA Agrico products from 1976.
• Entered into mou with SAIL for CR & GP products in the 1990’s.
• In 2001 awarded the distributorship of TATA CR products called TATA Steelium.
• In 2012 awarded the distributorship of TATA HR products called TATA Astrum.
>> Mr.P.K.SHANMUGAM & Mr.P.K.KRISHNAMURTHY INVOLES IN MAJOR DECISIONS.
>> Mr.P.K.SANKAR TAKING CARE OF THE DAY TO DAY AFFAIR. ALSO TAKES CARE OF SALES IN COIMBATORE AND PONDY.
>> Mr.P.S.S.SRIDHAR (S/O.Mr.P.K.SHANMUGAM)TAKES CARE OF SALES IN REST OF COIMBATORE.
>> Mr.P.K.RAJESH KUMAR TAKES CARE OF SALES IN CHENNAI AND FINANCIAL ACTIVITIES INCLUDING BANKING ACTIVITIES.
• All operations are fully automated and computerised.
• All our staff are connected with cell phones & .
• Wi-fi internet facility in our office.
• Tally ERP 9 used and well connected to Coimbatore,Salem and Chennai stock-points enabling to take printouts as soon as the delivery happens and materials are moved along with the invoice both commercial and ED. Soon it will be connected to Hosur.
• Separate software for ED preparation and ED invoices and books are maintained thru this software reducing the clerical work.
• We have ASO’s in Chennai, Coimbatore, Salem & Hosur to constantly improve our market.
• Having a direct report with our customers by meeting them every month.
• We have our own fleet operation to ease the delivery to our local customers at a short period of time.
• Mou with outsourced units for decoiling CR & HR products at Chennai. Also having our own places at upcoming steel market at Sathangadu, Manali.
• Feb 2009 opened stock-point cum godown at Coimbatore – wherein CR materials in bundles are stocked and and can also decoil HR products and distributed to customers which is received from TATA Plant at Jamshedpur.
• May 2010 opened stock-point at Salem and the similar activity is carried like Coimbatore.
• April 2011 started a stock-point at Hosur to cater the customers at Hosur – CR & HR materials are received in bundles form our principals.
• Star dealer of TATA Agrico ever since it is introduced.
• No.1 dealer – south india & second best in the country – 1986 – TATA Agrico division.
• Top ten customer- SAIL – consecutively for 1997-98 & 1998-99.
• Mou customer of SAIL for CR & GP ever since it is opened to trading sector.
• Sold more than 10000 bundles of CR only from Coimbatore stock-point.
• Conducted vmcr twice and vmhr once in the past 5 years.
• Excellence customer service-2006-07.
• Distributor of the year – 2007-08.
• Excellence in implementing new initiatives – fy’09 & fy’10.
• Excellencein implementing marketing intiatives- 2010 – 11.
• Excellence in people management – fy’12.
• Received bronze category award from M/S. Exide industries, Hosur under packing & accessories group for the fy’14.
• Every year we conduct free Eye & Dental check-up camps on account of our founder’s day.
• Every year one OE meet for our OE customers at Coimbatore & Hosur.
• Every year one OE meet or screening of new movies for the families of Chennai customers.
• Quarterly review meeting with our dealers with TATA officials.
• Suraksha (safety) meets in 2 of our OE customers end with the PAG team of TATA Steel.
• Every year we take 4 or 5 customers to Jamshedpur plant.
• Provided mediclaim for all our staff and their families.