Tube Investments of India
Tube Investments of India
Tube Investments of India Ltd.
Tube Products of India
Tube Products of India

Tube Products of India Ltd was established in 1955, in collaboration with Tube Products (Old Bury) Limited-UK, as a measure of backward integration with the bicycles plant. In 1959, Tube Investments of India (TII) was formed by merging TI Cycles of India and Tube Products of India.

Today, TPI is the most preferred supplier of precision tubes, Electric Resistance Welded (ERW) and Cold Drawn Welded (CDW), to major automotive companies in India and abroad. TPI is India's undisputed market leader in CDW tubes for the Automotive industry. It also has significant market presence in power plants, boiler, textile machinery, general engineering. It is the Market leader in Telescopic Front Fork Inner tubes and Cylinder bore tubes for shock absorber and gas spring applications, Propeller shaft tubes for Automotive segment. Other Speciality products include Rear Axle Tubes, Side Impact Beams, Tie Rods, Drag links, Heavy thick steering shafts and Hydraulic Cylinder tubes.

The International Business Division (IBD) focuses on international markets, gearing TPI to compete with global tube manufacturers.

The Tubular Components Division (TCD), which manufactures high strength tubular auto components, provides innovative tubular solutions to the customers, resulting in weight reduction, higher component efficiency and cost reduction.

Thiruthani plant manufactures large diameter, high wall cold drawn & welded tubes. It supplies to Hydraulic Cylinder manufacturing used in construction equipment and off-highway vehicles. In Automotive segments it caters to manufacturing of Propshaft & Dummy Axles for high payload trucks, besides general engineering & structural application with ERW tubes.

Tubes component in a car Tubes component in a Motor cycle

TPI produces a wide range of CRCA strips including special extra deep drawing, high tensile, medium carbon, high carbon finding application in industries such as Bearings, Automobile, Auto Ancillaries, white goods, fine blanking and General Engineering.

Stainless steel tube is the recent addition to TPI’s portfolio. A dedicated state of the art plant housed in Avadi (Chennai) manufactures TIG welded Austenitic, Ferretic and Duplex grades of SS tubes catering to the demands of Power plants/Boilers, Oil & Petrochemicals, Food processing & various other core industries.

TPI has been supplying to customers such as Bajaj Auto Ancillaries, TVS Motors Ancillaries, Hero Honda Ancillaries, Tata Motors, Toyota India, Delphi, Gabriel, Escorts, Endurance, Thermax. Its success stems from market driven, customer oriented approach coupled with superior process design, short product development cycle, delivering high quality products and efficient customer service ensuring total customer satisfaction

Strips component in a motor cycle
TPI has integrated manufacturing facilities at Chennai (Two tubes plants and one strips plant at Avadi), Shirwal & Mohali. These plants conform to international standards and achieve operational excellence through TPM. TPI has distribution centres across India, which ensures timely service to the customer’s daily requirements.

TPI has received ISO-TS 16949 for all plants, ISO 9001: 2000 for all plants, ISO 14001:2004 for Avadi, IBD & Stainless Steel tube Plants, and Self-certification for boiler tubes by the central boiler board. Tubular Components Division (TCD), a plant of TPI, has won Supplier Performance Award 2007-2008.Timely delivery, top notch quality and excellent service has been a key for the division for winning this award. Stainless Steel plant has obtained the Lloyds register, a third party certification. TPI is the Winner of the Sword of honour for outstanding safety performance from the British Safety council.

Strip making process Tube making process

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