Company Profile

Tata International Limited [TIL], is the global trading and distribution company of the Tata group. Established in 1962, TIL’s key business verticals are metals, minerals and agri trading, distribution (auto and allied) and leather and leather products, with a presence in manufacturing and supply chain integration in select businesses. The company operates through its network of offices and subsidiaries across 29 countries, spanning Africa, Europe, Middle East, Latin America and Asia and has spearheaded forays into new geographies for the group. Besides, TIL has been a forerunner of the Indian industry in Africa.

Over the years, TIL has formed strong strategic alliances and partnerships that have reinforced its role in international trade and business. With a turnover of USD 2.27 billion (2020-21), the company is supported by about 6000+ strong employee base.

The company is deeply committed to being a proactive and responsible member of the community and the environment in which it operates. Stringent goals for the reduction of our carbon footprint and greenhouse gases in the leather plant and other facilities, coupled with initiatives for empowering local communities in equal measure, drives the company’s long term sustainability agenda. The company has won several prestigious national awards and international certifications for Environment and Quality

Metals Trading

Supported by global sourcing, deep market knowledge and supply chain management of various steel and related products, our metals trading business serves customers across 50 countries. Recent investments in downstream activities in Africa have enabled us to widen our product offering and increase customer retention.

Key products offered include steel, pig iron, scrap, and customised engineering products for the aluminium industry.

Distribution

We commenced automobile distribution in Africa way back in 1977 and have since evolved into a leading distributor of Tata Motors vehicles in the continent with operations in more than 12 countries. Our business spread is marked by sophisticated showrooms, workshops with trained personnel and responsive after-sales service. We have added the prestigious Jaguar Land Rover dealership to our stable for select geographies.

Our current operations have expanded to include long-term representation agreements, marketing and distribution tie-ups for farm machinery. We have an association with the illustrious manufacturer John Deere. We have recently also partnered with Massey Ferguson.

The distribution business has consistently exceeded customers’ and principals’ expectations.

Leather and Leather Products

We are India’s leading exporter, manufacturer and supply chain integrator of leather and leather products with exports to over 35 countries. Our diversified product basket comprises a large range of footwear, finished leather and garments, all of which reflect contemporary trends in design and colour palette.

We operate India’s only performance leather facility, supplying to global customers that include Jeep Compass, Honda, AlpineStars, Merrell and Maruti Genuine Accessories. Our quality and customer orientation have helped us build enduring associations with major global footwear brands like Clarks, Caleres, Deichmann, Gabor, Hushpuppies, Zara, H&M, Marks & Spencer, Timberland, and apparel brands like AlpineStars, Cole Haan, Diesel, Fossil, and Giorgio Armani.

Our state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in India (Chennai and Dewas) and development centres in China and Portugal, besides a design studio in Italy put us ahead of our peers in terms of capabilities and the breadth of our offerings. We are the largest exporter of children’s shoes from India and have a major stake in Move-On Shoes, a leading Portuguese footwear retailer.

We recently launched Tagra, a range of work, safety and military, and security shoes. Tagra offers high-quality, safe and specialised shoes crafted using FeetScience, our scientific approach to create strong, enduring footwear. To know more, visit: tagra.in

Minerals Trading

With the aim to cater to Asian raw material needs, we are primarily engaged in trade of steam coal, coking coal and iron ore. We also trade base metals, sponge iron and ferro alloys.

With presence across various international geographies, our team carries deep expertise in international sourcing across several origins including South Africa, Australia, Indonesia, USA, Russia, Brazil; marketing and distribution across markets including retail deliveries; shipping and logistics; and financing, in order to deliver value to our business partners.

We are currently among the top private trading houses in India and Vietnam, and aspire to grow to a position of similar significance in Asia.

Agri Trading

The vision for the business is to tap into the ever-increasing global trade in agricultural commodities and create efficient linkages for a select presence across the value chain. Our teams  creates efficient linkages across the commodity value chain, offering end-to-end solutions to customers, growing our sourcing base while adhering to quality and food safety standards.

We are exploring further collaborative opportunities of trading in sugar and sugar products, pulses and grains, and oil and oilseeds. Our teams leverage our strong network in ASEAN and Africa to grow this customer-oriented business.

Subsidiaries and Joint Ventures

Tata International’s largest subsidiary, Tata Africa Holdings has served as the flag bearer of the Tata Group in the continent since 1977 and is headquartered in South Africa. It has facilitated several business collaborations and has successfully created a niche for the Tata brand, its values and commitment to the larger community.

Through subsidiaries and joint ventures worldwide, we also have business interests in luxury hotels, bicycles, bus body building and vehicle assembly.

Corporate Sustainability

At Tata International, we are deeply committed to being a proactive and responsible member of the community and the environment in which we are present. Stringent goals for the reduction of carbon footprint and greenhouse gases in our leather plant and other facilities, coupled with initiatives for empowering local communities in equal measure, drive our long-term sustainability agenda. We have won several prestigious national awards and international certifications for environment and quality.

Corporate Headquarters

Tata International Limited
Lodha Excelus, 24th floor
New Cuffe Parade
Sewri-Chembur Road
Mumbai 400037
Maharashtra
Tel: +91 22 66652200
Fax: +91 22 66652390
Email: til.post@tatainternational.com