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OAL is India’s largest manufacturer of Calcined and Fused
Alumina products. We manufacture a wide range of Aluminous raw
materials including Brown Fused Alumina, White Fused Alumina,
Pink Fused Alumina, White Fused Mullite, Fused Zirconia Mullite
(ZIRMUL), Fused Alumina-Magnesia Spinnel, Calcined Bauxite and
High Alumina Refractory Cement. All these products cater to the
needs of grinding wheel and refractory manufacturers. Fused
Alumina is also used for shot blasting and cleaning purposes.
This range of products is being manufactured at the Company’s
facility in Porbandar (Gujarat).
The key raw materials for these products are Bauxite and
Calcined Alumina. Bauxite is sourced primarily from the
Company’s own mines located in the Jamnagar and Bhuj districts
of Gujarat. Calcined Alumina is sourced from aluminium
The key Indian customers procuring these raw materials from the
- Grinding wheel manufacturers including Grindwell Norton
(Saint Gobain Abrasives) and Carborundum Universal;
- Refractory manufacturers including Bharat Refractories,
Tata Refractories, OCL India, Vesuvius India, Orissa
Industries, ACE Refractories, VRW Refarctories, SKG
Refractories, IFGL, Sarvesh Refractories and Maithan Ceramics.
The refractory products division forms the core of the Company’s
business. This division focuses on providing a wide range of
special refractories and monolithics to meet the needs of the
iron and steel industry. The product range includes the
- Isostatically pressed Continuous Casting Refractories
- Slide gate plates
- Nozzles and Well Blocks
- Tundish Nozzles
- Bottom Purging Refractories and Top Purging Lances
- Slag Arresting Darts
- Basic Spray Mass for Tundish working lining
All these products are custom made to suit the casting
conditions and grade of steel being cast and are a result of an
intensive research and development effort by the Company. To
reinforce quality and development of products, the Company has
an in-house Research and Development facility that is recognized
by the Government of India.
The division has a well trained group of technical specialists
at customer sites to service any technical and commercial needs,
which enables the Company to sell on a Total Refractory
Management basis to a large number of its customers.
The refractory division’s marketing efforts are supported by a
well established sales and service network across the country.
OAL customers include large domestic integrated steel producers
and mini steel plants that include Steel Authority of India,
Mukund Steel, Tata Iron and Steel Company, RINL – Vizag, Sunflag
Iron, Lloyd Steel, Essar Steel and the Jindal Group. With close
to 100 small to medium sized iron and steel producing Indian
companies as customers, OAL is a preferred vendor for a large
number of steel producers in the country.
The Company also supplies Castables to a large number of cement
and non-ferrous companies in India.
OAL has significant presence in the global market place with
exports to over 16 countries across the globe including Spain,
Turkey, Egypt, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, Thailand and Greece.