Caparo is a key player in an extensive range of market sectors. Since Lord Swraj Paul founded the group in 1968 Caparo has expanded its product portfolio from steel tube via strategic acquisitions and new start up projects.
Entry into the global marketplace was achieved via the acquisition of Bull Moose Tube Company in 1988 which allowed Caparo to expand into the North American steel market. Steel tube is currently sold into the North American agricultural, automotive and construction markets.
In India Caparo is specializing in the manufacture of vehicle components and is building a reputation in this market place as an engineering solutions provider to the automotive market.
UK and Europe
In the UK, the Steel Products group is now one of the UK’s leading steel conversion businesses supplying the agricultural, construction, furniture, power generation, tooling and automotive markets with steel tube, wire, scaffolding and precision strip.
The development of the Engineering and Vehicle Products groups have allowed Caparo access to the automotive, defence, marine and petrochemical markets, to name only a few. Following numerous acquisitions in 2006 Caparo Aluminium, part of the Caparo Engineering group, is now the leading sand and gravity die caster accounting for 50% of UK output. Caparo’s UK manufacturing expertise is now being used to develop new markets around the world. In India Caparo are building a forge and aluminium foundry in order to provide customers with an international solution – bringing them the benefits of the east and the west.
Caparo’s market places are detailed in the following pages with links to key products and services.