Incorporated on 20 Aug.'62 as Chudiwala Steels and subsequently renamed East Coast Steels on 1 Sep.'88, the company was promoted by Western Ministeel. It manufactures mild steel billets, medium steel billets, low alloy steel billets, carbon steel, spring steel and forging - grade steel (total inst. cap. : 1.5 lac tpa). These products are consumed by the re-rolling industry to produce various sections of steel as required by the construction and engineering industry. It came out with a rights issue in Dec.'92 to part-finance the expansion of capacity from one lac tpa to 1.5 tpa.