Welspun Middle East started its operation in 2010 when Welspun Corp Ltd. acquired 50.01% interest in Aziz European Pipe Factory. The facility is situated at 2nd IndustrialArea, Dammam in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, about 40 kms from AL Khobar towards Hufuf. This is one of the largest spiral pipe manufacturing facilities in the area. The state-of-the-art mill was set up in 2006 and can produce upto 350,000 MTPA of spiral pipes and double Joining plant (DJ). It also has a coating plant of 4.5mn SQM (square Meter) per annum capacity.
Welspun Middle East has modern and sophisticated manufacturing equipment with latest art lab testing facilities. The pipe division is capable of manufacture pipes up to X80 Grade as per API/EN/ASTM/ISO and other specifications. It has the capacity to produce the pipe length up to 18.00 meters, 24 mtrs through DJ process and coating plant is well suitable to handle the all sizes.
Welspun Corp Ltd. (WCL), the flagship company of Welspun Group, which Welspun Middle East is a part of, is today probably the Largest Large Diameter Line Pipe Company in the World. It is ranked as the 2nd Largest (Large Diameter) Pipe Producer by Financial Times UK and awarded 'The ‘Emerging Company of the Year' by Economic Times, 2008, respectively. With a strong culture of ‘Engineering Excellence' WCL takes pride in manufacturing and supplying some of the most critical pipelines in the World from its India and U.S. plants. With an installed line pipe capacity of nearly 2.425 MTPA.
To its credit, the company has supplied pipes for World’s deepest pipeline project (Independence Trail', Gulf of Mexico), Highest Pipeline project (Peru LNG), to the longest pipeline (Canada to US) and the heaviest Pipeline (Persian Gulf). WCL’s has an esteemed client list which includes Transcanada, Enterprise(TCPL), Kinder Morgan, Texas Gas, Hunt Oil, Saudi Aramco, SWCC, Carso, Sinopec, Elpaso, Exxon Mobil and Qatar Petro DOW to name a few.