Jindal Aluminium Limited (JAL) established its factory for manufacture of aluminium extrusions in the year 1968 at Bangalore. JAL has 7 aluminium extrusion presses with an installed capacity of 82,000 TPA. The company is the leader in aluminium extrusions in India having produced about 47,219 MT during 2011-12 and it being the largest manufacturer of aluminium extrusions, is meeting country’s 25% of total demand. It is also exporting its products to several countries all over the world. JAL’s products are well known for its quality and considered best among more than 100 aluminium extrusion manufacturers in the country. Due to image, reputation and high quality, its products command 10-15% premium in the market. However, this benefit goes to dealers and consumers only. Company’s present turnover is Rs.900 crore, share capital and reserve are around Rs.803 crore. Since beginning it is a profit making company. The Company is a net investor and has invested its surplus funds mainly in safe and secure AAA rated Bonds and Bank fixed deposits.
JAL has always advocated the use of clean energy. Wind power is environment friendly and a green technology. Our 12.04 MW Wind Power Project , situated at Chitradurga District, 200 km from Bangalore has made us self sufficient in terms of power. Infact excess electricity produced is being channelized to the State grid. JAL is also in the process of establishing another wind power project in Karnataka with 12.4 MW capacity. With this, JAL will have nearly 25 MW of self generated green energy to meet its future requirements.
Since inception Jindal Aluminium has instituted and runs many charitable trusts/social organizations through which it renders yeomen services to mankind. Philanthropy, inculcated deep within has become a way of life at JAL. It is giving donations regularly to over 600 organizations and scholarships to more than 9500 students all over India without any discrimination of cast & creed. Its trusts and societies are having substantial funds to generate recurring income year on year for donations and other charitable activities, continuing for decades.
Jindal Aluminium has taken a step forward by diversifying into manufacture of aluminium rolled products upto 5.5 micron thick foils. This world class facility is being setup at Dabaspet, Bangalore, 25 km from the existing extrusion plant. JAL has budgeted Rs 800 crore as a capital investment in the first phase with a capacity of 1800 TPM for foils and 1500 TPM for coiled sheets. The plant is expected to be operational by May 2012.