Iron and steel industries play a crucial role in the development and growth of a country. Nepali iron and steel industries are thriving due to the increasing demand for iron rods, pipes, GI sheets and other various types of materials that are used in the construction of houses, commercial buildings and different large infrastructure projects. Thus, new investment in the industry is a result of increased development works, boom in the construction of houses and commercial buildings
There are two types of iron and steel products in the market. One is flat products and the other is long products. Construction-related products come under long products such as re-bar and TMT rods. Besides that, wire products such as nails, galvanised wires are also produced under long products.
The iron and steel sector has witnessed major changes technology wise over the years. Industries are now capable of producing quality products in large quantities to fulfill the demand in the market.
Due to increased production from old players and new players joining the business, Nepal has become self-sufficient in iron and steel materials as per domestic iron and steel manufacturers. Over the last 8-10 years, the industries have enhanced their production capacity and new investments have increased in this sector.
- TMT REBARS: NPR 100-120 per KG
- WIRES (Binding Wire): NPR 118-140 /Kg
- GI WIRES: For 2.4/3/3.9 mm: NPR160 per Kg ; For 4.75/7 mm: NPR 120-125 per Kg
- GABION BOX: 270/Sq. Meter
Some of the largest iron and steel manufacturers with their major products in Nepal are as follows:
1. Panchakanya Steel
Panchakanya Steel, that came into existence in the year 2002 which has now become the first Company in Nepal to manufacture TMT steel bars. Panchakanya Group’s commitment towards excellence in quality production was fulfilled when it was recognized as the First Steel Industry in the country to be bestowed with a prestigious NS mark and NS quality award certified by Nepal Bureau of Standard. Besides, it also became the first industry in Nepal to be certified ISO: 9001:2008 by Lloyds' Quality Assurance Register.
Panchakanya Steel produces TMT steel bars, Eco bar, HB wires, binding wires, and nails.
Product Specifications/ Price List of Panchakanya Steel [ CLICK HERE ]
Address: Panchakanya Bhawan, Krishna Galli, Harihar Bhawan, Lalitpur, Nepal
2. Hama Steel:
Hamasteel is a steel manufacturing company serving the nation over 25 years with premium quality steel.Hama Steel was established in the year BS 2046/1988 to meet the growing need for construction-grade steel and iron products in Nepal. Making its mark as one of the best in the industry by maintaining excellent standards, Hama steel received the hallmark of Nepal Standard (NS) mark in BS 2052/1995.
Products of HAMA Steels:
- HAMA 500D Bars: a brand of 500D TMT Rebars;
- Annealed Binding wires: wires made with carbon steel;
- Hard Bright Wires: Steel wires used as raw material to manufacture various items like nails, cycle spokes, binding wires, weldmesh, welding electrodes, GI wires, and so on
- Plain Rounds : one of the most widely used steel-based products
Details of Products and Price of Hama Steel: [ CLICK HERE ]
- Head Office: P.O.Box: 4667, Kamaladi, Kathmandu, Nepal
- Tel: 977-1-4252602, 4252645
3. Ambe Steels
Ambe Steels is Nepal's largest steel manufacturing company and one of the best steel companies in Nepal which was founded in 1982. Ambe Steels is one of the business verticals of Ambe Group. The company has been successful to manufacture products that has gained huge popularity within the short period of time and are recognized for their best quality among other available in the market. It was established to produce TMT steel bars and other steel products utilizing German HSE Gmbh Thermex technology.
Products of Ambe Steels:
- TMT bars: Ambe TMT is created using automated equipment using Thermex technology, ensuring that each TMT is the same size and weight.
- GI Wires : Galvanization produces GI wire, or galvanized iron wire
- Gabion box: welded wire cages or boxes filled with stone, concrete, sand, or dirt.
Product Specifications/ Price List of Ambe Steel: [ CLICK HERE ]
Ambe Complex, 6th Floor, Teku, Kathmandu Nepal
Phone : +977 1 5358128
4. Himal Iron & Steel (P) Ltd. and Himal Wires (P) Ltd.
Himal Iron and Steel (P) Ltd.
Himal Iron and Steel (P) Ltd was established in 1961. It has since emerged as a pioneering force in Nepal’s iron and steel industry. The company began with the production of plain bars and subsequently led the nation into self sufficiency in the reinforced steel industry. Today it proudly celebrates its 50 years Golden Jubilee, a rare example for Nepalese companies.
Himal Iron and Steel (P) Ltd produces cold twisted Torsteel bars (licensed from Tor-Isteg Steel Corporation Luxembourg) and high strength TMT Tempcore bars (licensed from Centre de Rechaerche Metallurgiques (CRM) Belgium. Himal Iron and Steel (P) Ltd is renowned among its consumers for its high quality products, innovative features and customer friendly marketing.
Himal Wires (P) Ltd
Himal Wires (P) Ltd was established in 1982 in Parwanipur, Parsa. It was setup to complement Himal Steel products. From its onset, it has been a pioneer in the industry. Himal Wires (P) Ltd is capable of manufacturing a wide range of wire products such as galvanized wires, barbed wires, binding wires, deformed wires, and annealed wires, all essential for the country’s infrastructure building industries.
Today, it produces high strength deformed cold worked Torkari bars (based on Baustahlgewebe Technology from Germany) in popular sizes of 4.75mm and 7mm, and annealed wires in 20 swg and 22 swg coils.Currently, Himal Wires (P) Ltd’s products are marketed by Himal Iron and Steel (P) Ltd.
Product Specifications/ Price List of Himal Iron and Steel: [ CLICK HERE ]
Address: Jyoti Bhawan,, 1919 Kantipath, PO Box 133,, Kathmandu, Nepal
Phone No: (977-1) 4253637, 4226530
Fax No: (977-1) 4212932
5. Laxmi Steels
Located in Laxmi Road, Sunwal, Nawalparasi, Laxmi Steels Pvt. Ltd. (a subsidiary of the Saurabh Group of the industries) boasts perhaps one of the most sophisticated and technologically advanced production facility in Nepal. With a production capacity of 10,000 Metric Tonnes per month and an ideal location right on the cusp of the East-West Highway, the company is able to ensure consistent supply throughout our extensive distribution network.
Manufactured by TMT technology, Laxmi Steels uses German Thermex technology which is considered to be the best in the world.
Laxmi Steels produces Themex TMT Bars – guaranteed to be one of the best in the market. Laxmi Steels Themex TMT Bars are distinguishable from other manufacturers for their Strong Hold on Concrete , Deterioration Resistance , Easy yet Strong Welding, Uniform Weight & Size , Fire Resistance, Anti-Earthquake , Extreme Flexibility & Durability and Extreme Strength
Product Specifications/ Price List of Laxmi Steel : [ CLICK HERE ]
Laxmi Steels Pvt. Ltd.
Address: Neupane Tower, Tinkune, Kathmandu
Tel : 4111567, 4111571, 4117502, 4111942
6. Jagdamba Steels
Jagdamba Steels Pvt. Ltd. is a flagship company of Shanker Group, one of the leading and largest Steels Manufacturing Company in Nepal.It manufactures a wide range of steel products and its easy availability is ensured all over Nepal through more than thousands of retail outlets. Being the biggest steel company in Nepal, Jagdamba produces best steel in Nepal among the whole steel industries in Nepal.
In the short time of its establishment, this company has already earned name and fame through making the best steel in Nepal, quality production, and expresses its commitment in giving continuity to the quality products in the future too.
Product Specifications/ Price List of Jagdamba Steels : [ CLICK HERE ]
- Reinforment Rebars: Jagdamba E, Rhino 500D
- Structural: MS Angles, MS Channel. MS Rounds, MS Flats, Jagadamba Steels- Beams
- Wire and Allies
- Jagdamba Supershine: Jagdamba Galva+, Al – Zinc Coated Sheet also known as GALVALUME, is a steel sheet with a coating consisting of aluminum, zinc and silicon over the base metal to protect it from the elements.
Address: 2nd Floor, Laxman Babu Bhawan,Naxal, Kathmandu, Nepal
7. Shree Steels
Shree Steels, a renowned name in Nepal, is a Fully Automated Plant, specializing in the manufacture of TMT rebars that have been particularly designed to enhance the building strength of any structure and minimize the risk of destruction caused by earthquakes. It is the first brand in Nepal to source state-of-the-art Japanese technology for the production of TMT rebars.
Made from high quality prime billet, Shree Steels’ rebars are earthquake resistant. In addition, equipped with higher bendability, better bonding, excellent saving, super strength, resistance to fire, uniform weight to length ratio and produced by state-of-the-art Japanese technology, it ensures strength and quality for the infrastructure.
- TMT Bars : FE 500, FE 550 D
Product Specifications/ Price List of Shree Steel: [ CLICK HERE ]
Address: Lalupate Marg, Hattisar, kathmandu
Tel.: +977 1 4442430 / 4443229
Address: :Prahari Tole Siddharth Nagar, Bhairahawa
Tel.: +71 521653
- Rohini Rural Municipality Ward no. 3, Semrahawa
- Tel.: +1 4442430 / 4443229
8. Sakha Steel
Saakha Steel Company was formed in 1995 and on the same year Commercial production commenced with the company becoming wholly owned of SAAKHA GROUP. Saakha Steel is one of the leading steel manufacturers in the country with its factory located at Simara in Birgunj
TMT products and TOR Steel production
Product Specifications/ Price List of Sakha Steel :[ CLICK HERE ]
Address : Saakha House Tinkune, Kathmandu, Nepal
Phone :(+977) 4111598, 4111983, 4111797, 4111985, 4111986
As a seasoned industry expert with an in-depth understanding of the iron and steel sector, I can confidently affirm that the iron and steel industries indeed play a pivotal role in the development and growth of a country. The evidence supporting this assertion lies in the thriving Nepali iron and steel industries, fueled by an escalating demand for construction materials such as iron rods, pipes, and GI sheets. This surge in demand is intricately linked to the robust development activities, burgeoning construction of houses, and the execution of large-scale infrastructure projects in Nepal.
The passage delves into the two main types of iron and steel products prevalent in the market: flat products and long products. Long products, particularly re-bar and TMT rods, are highlighted as crucial components in the construction sector. The emergence of wire products like nails and galvanized wires under long products underscores the industry's versatility and adaptability to diverse market needs.
A noteworthy facet of the iron and steel sector's evolution is its technological advancements over the years. The narrative emphasizes that industries are now equipped with the capability to produce high-quality products in large quantities, meeting the escalating market demands. The self-sufficiency achieved by Nepal in iron and steel materials is attributed to increased production from both existing and new players in the business.
The inclusion of specific price ranges for various iron and steel products, such as TMT rebars, wires, GI wires, and gabion boxes, provides concrete evidence of the industry's economic landscape. This pricing information gives readers a tangible sense of the market dynamics and helps in understanding the economic viability of these products.
Furthermore, the article introduces key players in the Nepali iron and steel industry, each with its unique contributions and product portfolios:
Panchakanya Steel: Recognized as the first company in Nepal to manufacture TMT steel bars, Panchakanya Steel stands out for its commitment to quality production, as evidenced by prestigious certifications.
Hama Steel: Highlighted for its premium quality steel and achievement of the Nepal Standard (NS) mark, Hama Steel positions itself as a reliable player in the industry.
Ambe Steels: Identified as Nepal's largest steel manufacturing company, Ambe Steels emphasizes its success in producing high-quality products within a short timeframe, leveraging advanced technology.
Himal Iron & Steel and Himal Wires: With a history dating back to 1961, Himal Iron and Steel have played a pioneering role in Nepal's iron and steel industry, producing high-quality products such as cold twisted Torsteel bars and TMT Tempcore bars. Himal Wires complements these efforts with a wide range of wire products.
Laxmi Steels: Positioned as a technologically advanced player with a production capacity of 10,000 metric tonnes per month, Laxmi Steels utilizes German Thermex technology to ensure consistent product quality.
Jagdamba Steels: As a flagship company of the Shanker Group, Jagdamba Steels stands out as one of the largest steel manufacturing companies in Nepal, producing a wide range of steel products.
Shree Steels: Recognized for its fully automated plant and the use of state-of-the-art Japanese technology, Shree Steels specializes in manufacturing TMT rebars designed to enhance building strength and resist earthquakes.
Sakha Steel: Established in 1995, Saakha Steel is noted for its commercial production of TMT products and TOR Steel, contributing to the industry's growth.
By presenting information about these key industry players, the article offers readers a comprehensive overview of the diverse contributions and specializations within the Nepali iron and steel sector. The inclusion of contact details and product specifications further enhances the article's credibility, providing readers with the means to explore these companies and their offerings in more detail.