THE RIGHT CONNECT
“ If we don’t change, we don’t grow. If we don’t grow, we aren’t really living”. This is a truth few can afford to deny. This belief forms the foundation of Utkarsh India Limited that transformed itself from Utkarsh Tubes and Pipes, widening its horizons to provide better infrastructural solutions.
“From a manufacturer of pipes, we became a manufacturer of infrastructure products. The company touched the ` 1,100 crore mark revenue end of the financial year 2018-19,” shares
-Utkarsh Bansal, director (business strategies), Utkarsh India
The foundation of this company was laid by Sunil Bansal, chairman, and managing director, Utkarsh India. A befitting son Utkarsh, has carried forward the baton, taking the company to new heights. Since its inception in 1987, the company has constantly evolved, transmitting from production of only MS and GI ERW pipes to a manufacturing conglomerate, providing a diverse range of products including transmission line towers & substations structure, high mast poles, polygonal/conical poles & steel tubular poles, PVC pipes and fittings, HDPE pipes, ERW steel tubes & pipes, metal beam crash barriers and railway electrification structures
What sets this company apart is its unwavering focus on outstanding quality. It is equipped with the latest manufacturing facilities and an able research and development team that helps upgrade business methods and technology consistently. “Being a single roof for infrastructural products we are able to provide wide range of products to each customers. Our close connectivity via sea port, highway and railway makes us meet time lines as per delivery schedules and reach destinations where most are unable to reach. Our in-house design and R&D and in-house testing facilities with well-equipped physical & chemical laboratories play a vital role to provide customised products as per individual customer needs. Due to sound financial position we are able to meet production target with high volume. Our skilled manpower, sufficient stock holding area, superior raw material procurement, excellent vendor management are some of the backbones which keeps us ahead from our competitors. MoU with national and international raw material suppliers, logistic management and committed after-sales support are our main USPs,” shares Bansal.
Utkarsh India has an extensive customer base and its global outreach extends to Australia, Germany, Canada, Qatar, Denmark and UAE, among others. The culture across Utkarsh India has always been entrepreneurial. This has helped the company to retain talent and add to its productivity. Yes, not just customers, employees are also just as valued. “At Utkarsh India, we urge employees to discover things in their domestic routine that can be a source of satisfaction. We have always tried to maintain a healthy environment for our employees. We believe balanced employees feel less stressed and more motivated which increases the company’s productivity,” says Bansal.
Utkarsh India has come a long way but there’s more to be done. The company’s long-term plans are ambitious and aggressive, as they work towards their vision of becoming the next infrastructural unicorn in the country. To continue the growth journey that Utkarsh India has seen over the years, the company is continually innovating and evolving to stay ahead of its competitors.
“Our aim is to become market leaders in all our seven verticals. We would like to achieve the ` 5,000 crore mark in the next five years and keep growing. We are getting into manufacturing of other infrastructural products as well and striving to become a brand in the industry we are in,” concludes Bansal.